With her sparkling smile and vivacious personality, Alecia Dennis has captured the hearts of Friendship Village’s residents in just the few short weeks since she arrived. Growing up in Marshall, Alecia graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise Science, Summa Cum Laude, from Olivet College. Continue reading
With a wealth of diverse culinary experience, Chef Antonio Dascanio joined Friendship Village as Woodside’s Executive Chef and Dining Room Manager this fall. Originally from Michigan, Antonio has traveled extensively around the United States honing his culinary craft. Continue reading
Now this is cool! Mr. Ken Mills has a long history of creating unique items out of unusual things.
His latest creation is a flashlight using empty Altoid cans! He has made many of these flashlights with students who visit Friendship Village, expanding his love of technology to the next generation. Continue reading
State-Of-The-Art Fitness Center Key to Senior Health at Friendship Village
The Oslo University Hospital in Norway recently studied 5,700 men, age 68-77, who exercised 30 minutes a day, six days a week. The study concluded that, on average, this exercise regimen helped add more than 5 years to the lives of the participants. Encouraging news, indeed! Yet, according to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, only about 1/3 of American adults get 150 minutes of exercise per week and the level of activity typically decreases even more among seniors. Continue reading
Here are 6 Important Things You Need to Know When Choosing Long-Term Care for Your Loved One:
Q: There are so many options when it comes to long term care, where do I start? Continue reading