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April 29, 2020

Resident Becomes the Oldest in U.S. to Beat COVID-19

Rudi Heider turned 107 on April 29th and, on the same day, met all of the benchmarks for recovery from COVID-19. It is believed that he is the oldest person in the United States to have survived the disease. Rudi received the usual gifts…balloons, cards, a lemon meringue pie (his favorite), but seeing his visiting son Robert and his granddaughter Janet (through his apartment window) for the first time since January was really something special. There was a period when Rudi says he didn’t think he would survive, but his […]
April 29, 2020

Friendship Village Senior Services’ Update and Response to COVID-19 as of Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Friendship Village Senior Services’ Update and Response to COVID-19 as of Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Dear Friends, Residents and Families of Friendship Village: The weather is a bit dreary today but there is some great excitement in the air at Friendship Villages on this Wednesday, April 29, 2020. We have an astonishing bit of terrific news today. HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Rudy Heider! Rudy is a Resident in our Chesterfield skilled nursing facility and had previously tested positive for COVID-19. Today, he graduates from our COVID Care Center. And, while that […]
April 29, 2020

Terry Walsh Message for April 29th

April 28, 2020

Lynn Meyer COVID-19 Update for April 28th

April 28, 2020

Friendship Village and Create Circles Collaborate to Combat Negative Side Effects of Social Isolation

Senior citizens and college students to pair up, virtually, through innovative program Friendship Village and Create Circles are partnering to help combat the loneliness many older adults are facing due to social isolation as a result of the COVID-19 stay-at-home order. The non-profit Create Circles, with the support of Washington University’s geriatricians, is focused on bringing the university’s students, as well as various students from colleges around Missouri, together – virtually – with older individuals to bring humanity and social connection back. Student volunteers communicate and build relationships with the […]
April 28, 2020

100 Lunches Donated to Employees at Friendship Village Sunset Hills!

A HUGE THANK YOU to Bill Letchworth and all the folks at Soccer Master who donated 100 meals (WITH a frozen treat from Culver’s!) to our Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation employees today (April 24th) at Friendship Village Sunset Hills! Soccer Master has been coordinating a donation effort for the last several weeks as they have been selling “#ThankYouSTLMedicalHeroes” t-shirts for $20 and donating $10 from each sale to be able to buy meals to donate to HEALTHCARE HEROES who have been working in the fight against COVID-19. Friendship Village Sunset […]
April 28, 2020

Terry Walsh Message for April 28th

April 27, 2020

Friendship Village Senior Services’ Update and Response to COVID-19 as of Monday, April 27, 2020

Friendship Village Senior Services’ Update and Response to COVID-19 as of Monday, April 27, 2020 Dear Friends, Residents and Families of Friendship Village: It is another beautiful morning, with maybe a little rain on the way, at Friendship Villages on this Monday, April, 27, 2020. We are excited to be expecting 2 of our residents who have been in the hospital to return to the Chesterfield campus in the next day or so! While cleared from the hospital, we are going to observe and care for them in our COVID […]
April 27, 2020

Terry Walsh Message for April 27th