You will surely enjoy viewing this video as you hear Rosita Johnson tell about her decades of service to help South Africans and their struggle of apartheid– all while juggling full-time work as a Philadelphia teacher, serving as a delegate to the American Federation of Teachers and raising a family.

Learn how she co-founded Friends of SOMAFCO. After that, hear how she led and worked alongside groups of volunteers as they rolled up their sleeves to make a difference.  For example, the 1995-1996 “Booking it from Philadelphia to Soweto” project resulted in the organizati…

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Are you on a wellness journey that is ever-evolving? If so, then you will especially appreciate Friends Life Care’s philosophy on health, wellness and wellbeing: VigR® Vitality, Independence, Growth, Resilience™.  As part of this, Friends Life Care is kicking off the Spring VigR® programming with workshops, tours and learning opportunities.
You are invited.  Register today.  Join us and bring a friend.
This Spring, we are bringing back some of our most popular workshops: Can You Hear Me Now?, Taking Charge of Your Bone Health, How to Keep Your Pelvic Fl…

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woman showing love to herself by taking time to notice nature

“What surprises me is—even though discrimination against women and racial discrimination still exist, they have improved a lot, especially among artists. And just when I felt I could finally take a break, I encounter the age discrimination. I turned 72 and started noticing a drastic difference in people’s attitudes. I started with racism and sexism in the beginning and fought them so hard and was finally ready to relax. Then, here comes ageism, and I feel like, ‘Give me a break!’” 1.

As human beings we all want to receive love from others, but we must first learn t…

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New Meet a Member Feature: Terry & Maggie

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February 4th, 2019 For Members No Comments

Friends Life Care members are remarkable people with fascinating stories. View the latest Meet a Member feature by clicking the arrow in the image above. You will hear about the amazing artistic legacy of Terry’s sculptures and about the commercial art designed by freelance maven Maggie.  No doubt, you’ll see why she is fondly referred to as the “Queen of Cute”.

Once you have finished viewing the video, click here to check out upcoming workshops, webinars and programs for Spring 2019.  They are now open for registration.  You’ll fi…

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holiday after-dinner tea

Peppermint candies, gingerbread cookies, Christmas eggnog are some of the favorite foods of the holiday season. But do you know that these delectable treats also contain healthy ingredients that can counteract indigestion, gas, flatulence, bloating, queasiness, and just about any discomfort associated with overeating or feasting on rich decadent foods during this time of the year? Yes, the peppermint in the candies, the ginger and cardamom in the cookies, and the nutmeg in the eggnog provide potent healing powers when consumed in their pure state or as teas. The essential o…

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