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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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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
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Friendship Village Acquires Medicare-Certified Home Health Agency

Home Health Agency FV Press Release 5.20.19 – FNL
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 […]
December 11, 2018

Friendship Village Senior Living Communities Rank as Best in America

Friendship Village senior living communities have been rated among America’s best nursing homes by a recent U.S. News & World Report, 2018-19 Best Nursing Homes study. Friendship Village Sunset Hills and Friendship Village Chesterfield both received high scores in the overall ranking, receiving 5 out of 5 marks. Less than 2% (10 of 520) of nursing homes in the St. Louis area received this ranking. “This is great news for current and future residents of Friendship Village because it confirms our commitment to providing the best senior care available,” said […]
November 19, 2018

Veterans Celebrate Historic Anniversary at Friendship Village

Residents and staff gathered together at both the Chesterfield and Sunset Hills locations of Friendship Village Senior Living Communities on November 12 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Each year, Friendship Village hosts a USO-themed dinner around Veterans Day. The event is held to honor and celebrate all residents and staff members that have served our country. It is also a nostalgic evening for those who supported spouses or families while they served. This year was extra special, not only because of the centennial […]