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Articles About Friends Care Community
On Friday, Jan. 8, Friends Care Community celebrated the arrival of pharmacy staff from CVS, there to administer the first round of COVID-19 vaccines.
The holidays are festive, if lower-key, at Friends Care Community this year. Visitation has been restricted at the facility since March.
The News spoke with leaders at a variety of local institutions who are adapting to a new normal in the fifth month of the coronavirus pandemic, including the Yellow Springs Senior Center, Friends Care Community, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, Antioch College Wellness Center and the John Bryan Center/Youth Center.
While Mike Montgomery is the executive director of Friends Care Community, he takes a modest position regarding how critical he is to the functioning of the local continuing care center.
A new affordable senior rental housing project has moved closer to reality since Wright State University and Home Inc. agreed that Home Inc. will purchase land currently owned by the university on the south end of town.
Leaders of Friends Care Community announced this week that Mike Montgomery, who currently heads an award-winning retirement center in Englewood, will be the new director of the Yellow Springs elder care community.
the 28-room hotel that local family Jim, Libby and Katie Hammond plan to build on the Barr property just across from the school will be called Mills Park Hotel, in an homage to William Mills.
When Friends Care Community built the first independent living homes on the Herman Street campus about 10 years ago, the hope was that the units would give seniors an option for maintenance-free living near the services needed to age in place.
A second purchase option for the Barr property arose over the summer after funding for its development with senior apartments fell through.
Herbert Pencil, Friends Care Center’s oldest male resident, was born in North Hampton, Ohio, on Sept. 25, 1909. On that day, America had 46 states, and William Howard Taft was the country’s 27th president.