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September 9, 2019
LeadingAge with Stacey and Carmen

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

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

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August 19, 2019
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Local Family Donates $300,000 to Build New Chapel at Friendship Village Chesterfield

Friendship Village Chesterfield resident Leroy Amen and his family donated $300,000 to launch the fundraising campaign for a new $1.4 million chapel at Friendship Village’s senior living community in Chesterfield. Click the link below for the full story! Amen Chapel Donation PR Release 8.21.19 – FNL
July 30, 2019
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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

Friendship Village Chesterfield’s Chapel donation celebrated with The Leroy Amen Inaugural Award presented

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
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Friendship Village – Great Day St. Louis

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May 29, 2019
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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 […]
May 28, 2019
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Friendship Village First to Introduce Balance Technology to Help Seniors Prevent Falls

VirtuSense FV Press Release 5.28.19 – FNL
May 20, 2019
SNIP Home Health for Press Release

Friendship Village Acquires Medicare-Certified Home Health Agency

Home Health Agency FV Press Release 5.20.19 – FNL