Changes Coming for Medicare Cards and Therapy Caps

Did you know that you will receive a new Medicare Card in the near future? On April 1, new cards are being mailed with a new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). This will replace the Social Security number that has been on cards for many years. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are doing this  … Read more

Moving Dirt, New Doors and Turkeys

You just never know what you will see at Friends Fellowship Community. Today we looked at the new doors for every apartment in the Main Building and also watched the removal of LOTS of dirt from the Memorial Garden. Each week we see so many changes throughout our campus and sometimes it is hard to  … Read more

Advance Directives Help You and Your Family

All of us put off doing our Power of Attorney, Health Care Representative, and Living Will documents. It is just something we do not want to think about and/or take the time to complete. But what if you had a serious injury and could not communicate decisions about your care? Advance Directives make sure others  … Read more

Mindfulness and Movement-Exciting New Yoga Offerings at FFC

At FFC we are constantly looking for ways to expand our wellness offerings.  Quality of life is so important to all of us and yoga promotes so many wellness benefits to our bodies.  I am pleased that Sophia has found this to be so popular that we are offering another class.  This is so exciting  … Read more

Inch By Inch

We are so excited to see the progress being made with our renovation project. A week may go by and things do not look any different, but all of a sudden there are new handrails on the wall in the hallways, sconces are going up, and canned lights are being installed in the new main office area.    … Read more

Green Tea—Even More Benefits Than We Thought

Just plain green tea or green tea with lemonade has always been a healthy and refreshing drink. The most recent AARP newsletter shares even more benefits from this wonderful drink.–REACT1-020218-A4-2735232&ET_CID=2735232&ET_RID=33263828&mi_u=33263828&mi_ecmp=20180202_WEBLETTER_Member_MREACT1_Winner_339600_465301&encparam=Ejp6Nz4EeY6in93VM7P16HbNHaacUEYcUafQyTw1x4w=   So when you think about grabbing that DIET COKE, why not try a hot or cold cup of green tea. You will not  … Read more

Watch Us On TV

Melissa and I will be on WCTV, Channel 11, this coming Tuesday, January 23, at 6:00 p.m. The program will run for four weeks. After that, it will be available “on demand” via the internet. Check out to find out more about on demand viewing. We were asked to be “on air” to promote  … Read more

It Is That Time of Year-

It’s a new year and time for all of us to refocus on our health and fitness. If you are going to the gym that is great! For those of you that prefer walking, I thought you might enjoy the article I received via email from Mayo Clinic. It tells us how walking can reduce  … Read more

Brain Power

A few months ago I wrote about becoming old enough to get my OWN AARP card! Well, I have certainly come to enjoy having it and have started embracing becoming an older adult!!!! The AARP Bulletin for December arrived, and I anxiously browsed through it to see what tidbits I could pick up. One article,  … Read more

The Team That Keep us Ticking-

Our Maintenance Department will soon have a new home and they are excited for the extra storage and work space.   FFC has lots of “moving parts” that keep us up and running. From appliances in Independent Housing, to drains in every apartment, to bushes that need trimming, to water heaters that leak—our Maintenance Department  … Read more