Articles About Friends Care Community
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.
Last week’s Friends Care Community event, Color Our World Intergenerational, spanned three generations. Intergenerational activities are common at the skilled care nursing facility, which has a preschool operating within. See more photos after the jump.
It would be hard to find someone with a more unique story than that of Elizabeth (Beth) Hertz, a painter well known in the Dayton area for more than four decades.
Friends Care Community was investigated by the Ohio Department of Health, the center’s licensing body, whose regulators recommended the care center be fined $56,000 due to “conditions of jeopardy” that existed at the center.
When the new $2.25 million rehabilitation wing at Friends Care Community officially opens next week, the organization will have much to celebrate.