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January 21, 2020

Sallaine and Phil Upchurch Donate $207,000 to Help Build New Chapel at Friendship Village Chesterfield

An extremely generous gift to Friendship Village Chesterfield has recently helped make it possible for the building of our new Chesterfield chapel! Friendship Village Chesterfield residents Phil and Sallaine Upchurch have graciously donated $207,000 through the sale of a property they owned. Many donations have been made to the Invest in Hope chapel fundraising campaign along the way and this especially magnanimous donation from the Upchurch family brings the total funds raised to $814,000, either donated or pledged. The Board of Directors at Friendship Village Senior Services has authorized the […]
January 21, 2020

Pathway Health Announces Friendship Village has Achieved INTERACT Center of Excellence Designation

Pathway Health announces Friendship Village has achieved the INTERACT Center of Excellence designation! Friendship Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation is the first organization to achieve this status! To achieve this, Friendship Village commited to a rigorous certification program which promotes reducing unnecessary hospital readmissions utilizing the INTERACT Quality Improvement Program. Click the link below for more details about this exciting achievement! Updated FVSS – PHS – CoE Media Release 1-21-20
January 16, 2020

The Value of a Solid Support System During Retirement

The Value of a Solid Support System During Retirement
January 11, 2020

A Dusting of Snow Brings Thoughts of Spring!

The dusting of snow around Friendship Village Sunset Hills sure is pretty…and really reminds us we’re ready for spring! A Prayer in Spring by Robert Frost Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. Oh, give us pleasure in the orchard white, Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night; And make us happy in the happy bees, The swarm dilating round the perfect trees. […]
January 6, 2020

Two Friendship Village employees win VOYCE Exceptional Caregiver Award honors

We’re thrilled to announce Friendship Village employees Colin Goodwin and Ivanka Kraeva have each received VOYCE Caregiver Awards! Click the link below to see full details. VOYCE Caregiver Awards Final 12.16.19
January 1, 2020

New Year’s Eve Parties at Friendship Village!

Both our Friendship Village Sunset Hills and Friendship Village Chesterfield communities rang in the new year with celebrations to spend time with friends and family, to reflect on 2019 and look forward to a great 2020! Thanks to everyone for sharing their special day with us and here’s to another great year! #WeAreFriendshipVillage #seniorliving #retirementcommunities #assistedliving #memorycare
December 24, 2019

You can help shape the future of CCRCs. What do you think can change for the better?

As senior living communities like Friendship Village Chesterfield and Sunset Hills move into the future, these retirement communities will evolve and trends will emerge. What would you like to see in senior communities? More memory care? More senior home care? Senior living communities have changed so much in recent years, we’re excited for the next evolution(s) in senior living! Click the link below to see what folks are talking about! https://www.mylifesite.net/blog/post/your-perspectives-future-of-ccrcs/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=81216071&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9-cEkLxzkQEchRrASu-YHQmsR6QkoUTENuBLgItNYHiYSVZUZhq2C-fd01GfqPHjKt1IFPI9xnzPSwSYbdm0I21PITgOQ5NmdrL75U0-nRgCWux2o&_hsmi=81216071&fbclid=IwAR2nKXjkhM7kXbuKlZknmMYhuHohN74h-dE9Rpu3mUXHLaUXVGZIKJt45C0  
December 20, 2019

The Holiday Train is Set Up in the Clubhouse Lobby in Sunset Hills

Friendship Village Sunset Hills Rail Roaders’ club vice president George Kacic and Friendship Village Sunset Hills’ Creative Arts Coordinator Jenna Schuermeyer work to get the club’s holiday train display set up in the Clubhouse lobby. This annual tradition brings smiles to a lot of faces and we’re always glad to see it because it means the holidays are coming up fast! The train will be running December 21st-23rd and 26th-29th from 4-7pm on those days. It will be on display, but not running Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Thanks again […]
December 19, 2019

Our Annual Friendship Village Galas Were Full of Holiday Cheer!

We had a tremendous turnout for our Friendship Village Galas at our Sunset Hills and Chesterfield senior living communities! There was a scrumptious, multi-course meal, live music and a great chance to give thanks with friends during the busy holiday season. With more holiday cheer to come with the holidays, we’re just so glad our residents got this chance to get dressed up and share a special night in the community! Making new friends, making new memories while we all create our senior living communities together is such a blessing […]