Choosing the right assisted living community

Assisted living residences help residents remain as self-sufficient as possible, while providing the assurance of assistance when needed. A combination of meals, personal care and support, social activities, 24-hour supervision and, in some residences, health-related services, usually is provided. Assisted

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The Benefits/Value of a Life Plan Community

Find the Right Style of Retirement Community to Fit Your Lifestyle and Healthcare Planning Needs Planning and determining where you will live during your retirement years can be overwhelming as there are so many different options available. Many older adults

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Retire among friends at Friendship Village Columbus

When beginning the process of looking for a place to retire, options are important to older adults during their search. Friendship Village Columbus is a Life Plan Community offering independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, short-term rehab and

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Friendship Village Columbus Named Top Workplace for Third Year Running

For a third year in a row, Friendship Village Columbus (FVC) has been named a Top Workplace in Columbus by Columbus CEO. The senior living community ranks 10th among 30 winners in the midsize employer category. Columbus CEO Magazine recognized

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Group and personal travel

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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Spring 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

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A Primer on CCRC Residency Contracts

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

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Friendship Village Columbus Named Best Retirement Community

COLUMBUS, Ohio — 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

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“Not Ready Yet”

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

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Tips to stay fit in retirement…it’s not as difficult as you might think!

Fitness means different things to different people. For some it’s general health, no pain, eating well or having enough energy to get through the day. For others, it’s being able to run a marathon. I believe it’s very important when

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