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At Frederick Living we’re proud of the rich, active lifestyle we live here, and we’re gratified by the welcoming feeling of community we share here. We’re happy that the people who live here feel so comfortable, so connected … so much at home.

  • Upcoming Events

    Wed 21

    Coffee and Discover

    April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Wed 21

    Coffee and Discover

    April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Thu 22

    Celebrating Earth Day with The Super Seven

    April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Respite
    Alzheimers Caregiver April


    Early History

    Frederick Annual Report 1914 “The Home income and contributions were $4,200 and the expenses were $2,900.” “From the beginning the doors were thrown open to Christian men and women of all denominations. Of the seventy persons who have found shelter, there thirty-three were women, they rest were men. These represented 30 Mennonites, 16 German Reformed, ... Read more
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    Our Founder

    Our Founder Rev. Nathaniel Bertolet Grubb, born in Frederick, Pennsylvania in 1850 had limitless energy and strong conviction. Pastor of the large First Mennonite Church, Philadelphia, he was a popular preacher throughout the Eastern District Conference of the General Conference Mennonite Church up to at least his 86th year. (He preached over 7,000 sermons.) A ... Read more
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    Our Beginning

    Our Beginning Dreamer and visionary, Rev. N.B. Grubb went out on a financial limb in 1896 when he negotiated to buy the defunct Frederick Institute following a public auction with no acceptable bids. He had no firm institutional backing except the last minute go-ahead of his own congregation. Rev. Grubb must have been a persuasive ... Read more
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    Frederick Living Welcomes New Board Members

    Anyone who serves on the Board of a non-profit organization performs a noble work. I am deeply grateful for those individuals who give of their time and talent to lead and to provide effective governance for Frederick Living. Accordingly, we acknowledge the dedicated service and the commitment to mission of outgoing Board members, James Longacre ... Read more
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    Holiday Recipe from Chef Shawn!

    If your looking for a Holiday Dinner idea, look no further! Our very own Chef Shawn has got you covered with a Holiday Coffee Rubbed Venison Tenderloin w Mushroom and Port Reduction! Check out the recipe! Holiday Coffee Rubbed Venison Tenderloin with Mushroom and Port Reduction
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    Fall Food Drive for Salvation Army Collects 490 LBS of Food

    Thanks to everyone who donated non-perishable food to our fall food drive!  We collected 490 pounds of food for the food pantry at the Pottstown Salvation Army!  We appreciate your generosity during these unprecedented times.
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    What Is Continuing Care?


    Being a continuing care retirement community means we provide the full spectrum of person-centered care from short-term rehab to round-the-clock care.


    Our care is consciously and unambiguously person-centered. This means we seek to preserve the dignity and autonomy of every person who lives here...


    We are emphatically a community. Our small-town feel means that we know each other, we care about each other, and we feel connected to each other.



    Frederick Living cares for and enriches the lives of older adults, while valuing the staff, volunteers and community that serve them.