Friends Life Care is a Quaker-values based, nonprofit organization. We help to take care of members who choose to age at home. In my position as a plan counselor, I am often asked how Quaker values are incorporated into the work we do.
This begins a blog series on Quakerism. In it, we will explore Quaker values and how they pertain to our organization, the members we serve and the work we do in our community.
Some of you who are reading this post may be Friends and already know much more than me about the history, values and expression of Quakerism. For others, my…
Winter officially arrived last week. Why not spruce up your home by bringing nature inside? This video gives ideas for do-it-yourself décor you can easily display by gathering the greens outside and arranging them around your home. Click below to view this video from one of Friends Life Care’s Wellness & Care Coordinators, then share your ideas in the comments section below:
Vicky Sawyer, MS, LCPC
Wellness & Care Coordinator
Vicky Sawyer started with Friends Life Care in 2006. As…
From all of us to you and yours – we’re sending wishes for A Very Joyous Season and a New Year of Health and Happiness. In this video, the Friends Life Care team shares thoughts about winters and holidays past and present. Click to view it, then leave a comment below with your own best memories:
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…
Friends Life Care Partners is committed to the belief that all clients have the right to be treated with respect, dignity and fair treatment - free from discrimination, including that based on age, race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, national origin, or disability. Friends Life Care Partners strives to make every reasonable accommodation to serve all clients in a manner consistent with our mission, service offerings and available resources.