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September 27, 2022
FVC FVSH Best Resolution Snip 2022 Headliner Awards Group

Friendship Village Named All-Star Award Winner for Outstanding Performance in 2022 STL Headliner Awards!

Friendship Village is so proud to announce we’ve been selected as an All-Star Award Winner for Outstanding Performance in this year’s 2022 STL Headliner awards! We were recognized as a favorite in six categories (Senior Independent Living, Assisted Living Facility, Memory Care Facility, Skilled Nursing Facility, Rehabilitation Facility and Customer Service)!
September 2, 2022
Friendship Village Chesterfield boat outing

Cruising on the Miss Augusta Luxury Yacht!

Our residents recently got to cruise the Missouri River aboard the $5 million luxury yacht Miss Augusta. They were treated to a delicious lunch, watched an eagle do some fishing, strolled the deck and chatted with the captain, too. It was a day we won’t soon forget!
August 10, 2022
Friendship Village Chesterfield volunteer cleaning the shuttle

Youth Volunteers Spruce Up Friendship Village Chesterfield Campus, Build Faith

About twenty high school student volunteers and their adult chaperones spent a few days volunteering to beautify things around the Friendship Village Chesterfield campus and we’re so grateful they were here! The students came from multiple states including Texas, Oklahoma and Georgia as part of their “FUGE” (as in FUSION) summer camp. The faith-based group is a fusion of various faiths (Baptist, Methodist, and non-denominational) and spent a week in St. Louis seeing the sights, volunteering and building the bonds of their respective faiths. Their work around Friendship Village’s flower […]
August 4, 2022
Headshot of staff member James

Friendship Village Elects James Diel as Board of Directors Chairman

Friendship Village Elects James Diel as Board of Directors Chairman St. Louis, MO (August 3, 2022) – Friendship Village has strengthened their position as a leader in the senior living field with the recent elevation of board member James Diel to the role of Chairman. He will succeed Lydia Siebert, who hands off the role to Diel after 8 years of service, which included guiding Friendship Village’s ambitious $201 million campus expansions. Diel brings to the role an acumen for business and a passion for technology that’s surpassed only by […]
August 1, 2022
FVSH Rebekah Therapy Dog

Please Welcome Frankie, Our New Therapy Dog at Friendship Village Sunset Hills!

Meet Frankie! She was certified in 2022 as a Therapy Dog and we couldn’t be happier now that she’s “working” at Friendship Village Sunset Hills! Frankie loves to make friends and visit in our Memory Care Neighborhood as she brings happiness to any room she’s in. When she’s not out and about, making Friendship Village a happy place, she’s usually in Rebekah Manwarring’s office, waiting for visitors, treats and scritches. Frankie is a rescue dog and has worked hard with her training and socialization to become a Therapy Dog, so […]
July 21, 2022
FVSH Bird Sanctuary Outing Eagle

Birds of a Feather…at the World Bird Sanctuary Visit!

July 8, 2022
St. Louis Magazine features Friendship Village

St. Louis Magazine Has Designated Friendship Village for its A-List!

Friendship Village’s two campuses took top honors for St. Louis Magazine‘s A-List this year! We’re designated as the BEST Independent Living and Assisted Living communities in the region! Click HERE to see the magazine’s listing!
May 19, 2022
seniors playing maracas

We Had a Spicy Good Time Celebrating Cinco de Mayo!

Both our campuses had some great fun celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year! We found a way to crack a super-tough pinata, shared some Tex-Mex treats and shook our maracas to some Latin beats. Click to watch the video below!
May 10, 2022
U.S. News & World Report Best Independent and Assisted Living

Friendship Village Senior Services has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Senior Living Communities’ List for 2023!

Friendship Village Senior Services has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a 2022-23 Best in Senior Living—with their Sunset Hills and Chesterfield community locations both earning the “Best Independent Living” distinction, and Chesterfield winning the “Best Assisted Living” category in addition. U.S. News awards the designation of Best Senior Living only to those communities that satisfy U.S. News’s objective statistical assessment of each senior living community’s performance from consumer satisfaction surveys administered between March 2021 and February 2022, reflecting the viewpoints of more than 200,000 current residents […]