Full time activity staff at both Friends Homes' communities plan various functions for residents each week. In each community, residents get a weekly printed schedule of events, activities and scheduled outings. At Friends Homes at Guilford, residents have the Touch Town system that displays community information, menus, activities and important notices on their televisions.
The staff is responsive to the interests of the residents and plans popular activities such as musical programs on a weekly basis. There are numerous off site activities ranging from weekly shopping trips, to attendance at cultural and sporting events in Greensboro. Friends Homes also sponsors a couple of trips each year to popular destinations such as the coast of North Carolina and even to Cape Cod.