Join us in wishing centenarian and Friends Life Care member, Frankie Rubinstein, a very happy 101st birthday!  She celebrated with some people dear to her – her Care Coordinator Sue, special caregiver Donna and other friends.

View this video to join the little party.  You’ll hear about her many years as a teacher.  And you’ll find out why she is so grateful that she has Friends Life Care and the care team at her side.

 

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Friends Life Care Partners is pleased to welcome Joe Conner as the new Chief Financial and Administrative Officer/Treasurer of Friends Life Care Partners and its subsidiary corporations.  As the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, he is responsible for providing leadership for the financial, administrative and technology systems of the organization.  He is joining Friends Life Care as Dianna Rienstra, previously Chief Financial Officer, has retired from the organization after more than a decade of valued service.
Joe Conner, MBA, CPA
Chief Financial and Administ…

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Understanding the Risk of Falls

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March 29th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

Falls can be serious at any age, but falls are one of the most common dangers for older adults.  As we age, falls threaten independence and increase risk of multiple health issues.

One of Friends Life Care goals is to assist our members to age in place and remain well, active and engaged.  One way that this can begin with understanding the risk of falls.  The following comes from member data which Friends Life Care collected in 2018.

Falls inside the home by frequency occurred in the bedroom, the living room then the bathroom and steps

Falls outside …

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Believe it or not, but Baby Boomers are turning to renting in their retirement years. They’ve given up their suburban homes with their large lawns for a smaller apartment that’s closer to cultural staples. Like Millennials, Baby Boomers are turning to renting in order to pursue more freedom when it comes to their living situation.

In fact, between 2009 and 2015, the number of Baby Boomer renters rose 28%, while Millennial renters only increased by 3%. Nearly 5 million more Baby Boomers are expected to enter the rental market by 2020. So… what’s so great about…

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You’re probably aware that you live close to one of the most important historical cities in The United States. Maybe you forgot about the array of historical gems in downtown Philly, but the summer is the perfect time to learn some new history lessons and bring the family along the way!
From museums to historical houses, Philadelphia has so many educational locations. There are a number of events happening around the city to celebrate the historical significance of Philadelphia. If you’re looking for something historical to do in the city of brotherly love, we’ve got…

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