2021 Community Headlines

Ruth and Randall Jobe

The Jobes are thrilled to be here

Published on September 30, 2021

Ruth and Randall Jobe moved to Friends Homes West on Valentine’s Day in 2020. Less than a month later, the pandemic caused the community to shut down much of the social activities and dining rooms. But that turned out to have a silver lining.

Capital Campaign

Friends Homes Capital Campaign building “Bridges to the Future”

Published on August 02, 2021

The Capital Campaign for Friends Homes has already gotten a fast start toward reaching its goal, both financially and physically. Sarah Barker, our Associate Director of Development, shares how the campaign is allowing the community to more fully achieve its mission.

Diana Clark

Diana Clark shares a lifetime of art

Published on May 25, 2021

Art has been part of Diana Clark’s life for as long as she can remember. And the 16-year Friends Homes resident still creates new works of art as often as she can. Her apartment in Friends Homes Guilford is a treasure trove of her paintings along with works by other artists.

Wyn Hrdlicka

Wyn Hrdlicka is living a full life.

Published on March 29, 2021

At 82, you might think Wyn Hrdlicka is ready to slow down. However, one look at her schedule and you know she has no plans to take it easy any time soon.

Ted Lide

Open communication keeps vaccinations going smoothly

Published on February 01, 2021

Ted Lide is feeling good, not just about his health, but about how well the Friends Homes community is protecting staff and residents from COVID-19. The community partnered with CVS/Walgreens to administer the vaccines to staff and residents.