Question: What was your favorite thing to do when you were a boy?
Answer: “I had three older sisters and my favorite thing to do was pull tricks on them. My father died when I was five and I was the youngest baby, so my sisters took care of me, but I liked to pull stuff on them all the time. I’d lock the door, so they couldn’t come in. Little stuff like that. And then they’d get me back. One time my sisters put my hair up in curlers while I was asleep. They’d tie my clothes in knots. But we had a good family life. My mother was never home and my sisters took good care of me.” – Tom Diederich, resident Friendship Village Sunset Hills
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The above photo and text are part of our new year-long project we’re calling We Are Friendship Village. We are posting these photos and brief interviews to our website’s blog section every day as we talk with residents at Friendship Village Chesterfield and Friendship Village Sunset Hills. The idea is to give a snapshot introduction to the residents who make up our wonderful senior living communities and give you a peek at something you might not know about them!
At year’s end, we will publish A BOOK featuring all the great residents who participated. AND PARTICIPANTS EACH GET A FREE COPY OF THE BOOK! During this year, we will also be sharing these photos and text on Facebook and other social media such as Instagram, so look for them and please follow the hashtag #WeAreFriendshipVillage to stay up to date!
We think it’s a great chance to share a bit about who we are! Residents’ participation takes less than ten minutes, so it won’t take much time to be a part of it and we think everyone will enjoy getting to know their neighbors and friends a bit better!
If you are interested in participating (or know someone else who might be), feel free to give us a call at (314) 270-7837 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop by the marketing suites in Sunset Hills or Chesterfield. We have 365 of these to do over the course of the year, so everyone is welcome!
We look forward to meeting with you as we get to share about the senior living residents who are making our Friendship Village retirement communities so wonderful!