When Should You Make the Move?

Making the decision to remain in your home or downsize during retirement can be challenging and overwhelming. Those who’ve determined they want to move to a community often contemplate when the perfect time to move is and how this transition will affect day-to-day living.  Recently, we asked some of our residents when and why they …

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Friendship Village of Dublin Travels Around the World for Active Aging Week

Active Aging Week is right around the corner, and residents at Friendship Village of Dublin have packed their bags for a week of international experiences around the community. Held Monday, September 23 through Friday, September 27, Active Aging Week celebrates the senior population while incorporating wellness activities in a supportive environment. At Friendship Village of …

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Friendship Village of Dublin Awarded Prestigious CARF Accreditation

As a premier senior living community with LifeCare services and a primary care physician practice, quality care has always been a top priority at Friendship Village of Dublin. In accordance with this long-standing commitment, Friendship Village of Dublin recently received its five-year CARF accreditation, its fourth since 2003. This prestigious recognition represents the highest level …

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Hammering Away: Woodshop Allows Residents to Continue Passion Projects

Arts and crafts come in different shapes and sizes, and at Friendship Village of Dublin, the woodshop allows residents to put their skills to the test and continue their hobbies throughout retirement.   Stocked with equipment and materials, residents take on projects such as woodworking, carpentry and stained glass creation at their own pace.   …

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Bright Minds, Grateful Hearts: Five Friendship Village of Dublin Associates Awarded Scholarships

At Friendship Village of Dublin, residents see the value in education and were recently able to award five $3,500 scholarships to hard-working associates. These scholarships, available to both associates and their dependents, are funded through Friendship Village of Dublin’s Charitable Giving, a program in which residents are able to donate funds that result in scholarships …

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Going Green: Gardening and Landscaping with Andy Howland

For retired adults looking to showcase their creativity, gardening and landscaping poses a perfect activity to get outside and create beautiful masterpieces. Just ask Andy Howland, an artist who uses gardening and landscape as a way to express his creative mind.  “I’ve been an artist from the time I was able to hold the chalk …

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Five Friendship Village of Dublin Residents Recognized at Local Art Show

Creativity and curiosity last well into retirement as seniors are able to spend time doing what they love most. For five Friendship Village of Dublin residents recognized at a local art show, this statement reigns true.  Held in mid-May, the Annual Martin Janis Creative Arts Event showcases the works of central Ohio seniors age 50 …

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A Heroic Heart: Resident receives highest French military honor

Family members, friends and peers often express their gratitude for the valiant, brave-hearted efforts of veterans.   For resident Wendell Ellenwood, his dedication to our nation’s military was recently recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C . On Thursday, June 6, Ellenwood received the Croix de Guerre, or Cross of War, symbolizing his acts of …

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Alexa, Like Friendship Village of Dublin on Facebook

Let’s be friends! Like Friendship Village of Dublin on Facebook and be entered to win an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot. Once you Like Us on Facebook, comment “THRIVE” in the comments section of the contest post for your chance to win. Contest closes on July 10.  Friendship Village of Dublin Facebook Contest Rules and Regulations …

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What is a “Continuum of Care”?

If you have been looking at various senior living options, including continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, also called life plan communities), you have likely heard or seen the term “continuum of care” used. It’s an important concept when it comes to the variety of services provided by retirement communities, but I find it is also …

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