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Group and Personal Travel for Older Adults

The social and physical benefits of travel Traveling as you age can improve your mental, emotional and physical health and help you to stay socially active. The Global Coalition on Aging recently produced a white paper on the mental benefits

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Health and Wellness: No Matter Your Age, It’s Never Too Late to Get Started

There are many reasons why we tend to slow down and become sedentary with age. It may be due to health problems, weight or pain issues, or simply fear of falling and breaking a bone. Perhaps you think exercising simply

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A Primer on Life Plan Community Contracts

The types of CCRC contracts At Friendship Village Columbus, we often have questions on the core differences between various types of Life Plan Community or CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Communities) contracts. In this post, we will provide an expanded explanation

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Friendship Village Columbus Named Best Retirement Community

Friendship Village Columbus (FVC) tops the list as Best Retirement Community in the Columbus CEO Best of Business 2017 awards. The 10th annual readers’ poll attracted nearly 54,000 votes, up 44 percent from the previous year. Columbus CEO readers voted

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Sage Advice From FVC’s Executive Director

As a professional who has worked with older adults for the majority of my career, I have likely heard the phrase “I’m not ready yet” 1,000 times. Not ready to move to a retirement community, not ready to leave my

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Tips to Stay Fit in Retirement

Fitness means different things to different people, and it’s not as difficult to maintain as you might think! For some it’s general health, no pain, eating well or having enough energy to get through the day. For others, it’s being

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Tips for Downsizing Your Home

Downsizing for a move into a senior living community can elicit mixed emotions. The joy of moving into a vibrant, independent living or assisted living community may be coupled with some sadness of selling a family home. Here are some

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Ways to Help Alleviate Social Isolation in Seniors and Caregivers

A recent study shows about 28% (12.5 million – 8.8 million women and 3.8 million men) of older adults live alone in the U.S. While AARP reports that nearly 90% of people over age 65 want to stay at home

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Make New Holiday Traditions with Friendship Village Columbus

While the start of the holiday season brings much joy and the resurrection of long-standing traditions, for senior adults, this time may exacerbate feelings of depression. Statistics show about 12.5 million older persons live alone (8.8 million women, 3.8 million men),

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How Prepared Are You for Retirement?

Whether your retirement is fast approaching or still a few years away, it is likely that you do not spend much time pondering what will happen when you stop working. Unfortunately, many people are unable to retire when they’d like

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Jim M.

We moved to Friendship Village Columbus for various reasons. We are reasonably healthy and wanted to be sure we could enjoy the benefits of independent living before moving to the next phase of our lives. Through the experience of some friends we decided to skip the condo phase and go directly to a friendly senior living environment.
2014-10-29T20:38:08-04:00
We moved to Friendship Village Columbus for various reasons. We are reasonably healthy and wanted to be sure we could enjoy the benefits of independent living before moving to the next phase of our lives. Through the experience of some friends we decided to skip the condo phase and go directly to a friendly senior living environment.

Andy H.

We moved here before we were 70 to allow for a pleasurable retirement. The Lifecare contract, safety, amenities and activities supersede any other facilities we considered. Camaraderie between residents and staff is a rich experience.
2014-10-29T20:37:40-04:00
We moved here before we were 70 to allow for a pleasurable retirement. The Lifecare contract, safety, amenities and activities supersede any other facilities we considered. Camaraderie between residents and staff is a rich experience.

Harold C.

During my two weeks at Friendship Village Columbus, the service was wonderful, everyone was loving and caring, and the staff helped to make my recovery fast and easy.
2014-10-29T20:37:05-04:00
During my two weeks at Friendship Village Columbus, the service was wonderful, everyone was loving and caring, and the staff helped to make my recovery fast and easy.