Eating a Handful of Nuts….

Now that the holidays are over, most of us have New Year’s resolutions to get fit, eat healthy, etc.  You may have a lot of nuts left over from your family gatherings.  Did you know a handful a day has great health benefits?  A recent article from HellaWella reinforces the benefits to us. http://www.hellawella.com/why-eating-handful-nuts-day-great-your-health?tp=i-H55-Q5T-2Ik-3OYKC-1z-7YT-1c-VZr-3OY2s-kRKlQ&utm_campaign=Daily&utm_source=Experian&utm_medium=email&cid=8850&mid=50180828 Something  … Read more

A Christmas to Remember

At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year. -Thomas Tusser This time of year is always special. Our residents look forward to the many light displays and decorations that brighten the local communities. Friends Fellowship Community also gets in the spirit with countless trees, decorations, displays and lights. It is  … Read more

FFC’s Resident Cubs fan

If anyone would know about the Chicago Cubs and their “journey” to becoming World Series Champions this year, it would be Dick Miller!  Dick and his wife, Helen, moved to our Community 6 ½ years ago.  Dick has been a life-long Chicago Cubs fan and was probably the most excited on November 2 when the  … Read more

Alvin and Arlo, What a Pair!

I am sure by now you have heard about the famous Leonberger therapy dog named Alvin. The Roberts, his human partners, and Alvin volunteer their time to the Salvation Army. This is the fifth year for Alvin to ring bells for the Salvation Army. Can you imagine saying no to ALVIN? He is a regular visitor to  … Read more

OMA Art Shows

Stop by the Community Room next Tuesday, July 26, to see the wonderful works of art completed by our OMA artists! There will also be OMA t-shirts and note cards for sale.

A Season of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving and the holiday season have arrived. It is a time when we pause to put a little more focus on our family, friends and blessings. Last Saturday, a Thanksgiving meal was shared with Courtyards residents by more than 115 of their family and friends. Guests were welcomed into The Courtyards and Community Room with  … Read more

An Invitation to Celebrate Fine Art and Special Friends

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) Building bridges across age and cognitive barriers through art.     OMA Art Show Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, December 1, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The public is invited to attend. The exhibit and silent auction of various artworks will continue through December  … Read more

What a magical night

On Thursday, November 3, employees of FFC attended our 27th Annual Employee Service Awards Banquet.  During the awards presentation, 45 employees received their one, five, ten, fifteen, twenty or forty year pin.  We think that is pretty impressive and are very proud to have such wonderful employees. One of our employees, Gary Mills, just happens  … Read more

Foods That Give You The Extra Energy Boost

In a recent article from the HellaWella newsletter, they shared an article from SkinnyMom.com which gives us nine foods that will BOOST our desire to exercise.  I know we can all use that little extra “get up and go” when we are deciding to go or not to go the gym. Eat These 9 Foods  … Read more

Living a Life of Wellness

Residents get moving with Zumba Gold® at our recent Wellness Fair.   There are many quotes and phrases touting the infinite benefits of being active in both mind and body. Friends Fellowship Community embraces wellness to a degree that sets us apart and above. In fact, it is even a specific component of our mission  … Read more