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November 1, 2019

Examining Key Figures on Long-Term Care Insurance
September 9, 2019

LeadingAge with Stacey and Carmen

Friendship Village’s Chief Strategy Officer Carmen Fronczak (shown at right) and Administrator Stacey Zerban were recognized this month by LeadingAge Missouri for their work in creating the Senior Stay Program for short-term residency and rehabilitation at Friendship Village. (see video here For their work, Carmen and Stacey were both presented with the LeadingAge Missouri 2019 Visionary Award for Outstanding Service to the Aging. Friendship Village’s campuses in Chesterfield and Sunset Hills are in the midst of a $201 million expansion project which is a continuation of Friendship Village commitment […]
August 26, 2019

Big gift launches campaign for Friendship Village’s $1.4M Chesterfield chapel

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July 30, 2019

Independent Study Shows Life Plan Retirement Community Residents Healthier than Older Adult Population-at-Large

A recent independent study comparing wellness outcomes of older adults shows that those living in Life Plan senior living communities are healthier and more independent than the older adult population in general. The Age Well study, conducted by Northwestern University’s Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, examined the impact Life Plan communities have on the health and wellness of their residents compared with older adults in the community-at-large in order to draw conclusions for its year one report. “Life Plan” (also known as continuing care retirement community, or CCRC) is the commonly accepted […]
July 19, 2019

Amen Chapel donation

Friendship Village Chesterfield was thrilled to be able to present The Leroy Amen Inaugural Award to the family of Leroy Amen Friday at a luncheon at The Bishop’s Post restaurant in Chesterfield. The Amen family made a $300,000 donation which launched the fundraising campaign for the new $1.4 million chapel at Friendship Village Chesterfield. “The chapel will be a centerpiece for making a long-term legacy statement at Friendship Village Chesterfield and your family’s stewardship of that legacy is very much appreciated,” said Friendship Village Chesterfield Executive Director Mike Hambley. Leroy […]
July 12, 2019

Friendship Village – Great Day St. Louis

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May 29, 2019

People on the move – Nathan Torno

Nathan Torno Residency Counselor at Friendship Villages of St. Louis Nathan Torno has joined the Friendship Villages of St. Louis as Residency Counselor, overseeing marketing and sales initiatives to increase resident occupancy. Having dedicated 19 years of service to the senior living field, Torno’s experience and reputation are assets to Friendship Village as they complete new campus expansions, increase internal and external product lines, and continue to serve area seniors with excellence in all areas. • Favorite Quote: “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense […]
February 28, 2019

Friendship Village Sunset Hills Honored as Business of the Year

The Crestwood-Sunset Hills (Missouri) Area Chamber of Commerce recently named Friendship Village Sunset Hills the 2018 Business of the Year. The Chamber of Commerce awards this honor annually to businesses held in high regard within the community, that adhere to high standards, and contribute to the business community and community at large. “This honor means so much to our company as it recognizes our efforts to be good neighbors in how we operate and in how we contribute to the economic prosperity of South County. Doing the best we can […]
January 2, 2019

Friendship Village Historic Expansions Gain Even More Momentum

Friendship Village recently received an overwhelmingly positive response from investors when it issued bonds to complete financing for the expansion project at both of its St. Louis-area senior living campuses. During the course of the bond sale, Friendship Village received offers for twice the $201MM requested. This interest in Friendship Village highlights that investors across the United States see Friendship Village as a financially strong institution, positioned for continued longevity. Currently, Friendship Village is undergoing expansions at both its Sunset Hills and Chesterfield locations to add dynamic new spaces and […]