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There’s always something fun and exciting going on at Frederick Living. The more you know about what’s going on here, the easier it is for you to become involved—and that makes Frederick Living a more interesting community for all of us. View our latest news below or use the menu to the left to get more detail—and be sure to follow us on Facebook for regular updates as well!

Men’s Weight Lifting Group

June 6, 2019

The Men’s Weightlifting Club was first started by Richard Francis who unfortunately passed away.  The men in the group wanted to continue what Richard began in his honor so they kept the club going and it has grown quite a bit.  The group is run entirely by the male residents and they meet three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 1:30pm in the Body Shop. They strength train individual muscle groups while enjoying each other’s interesting conversations and male camaraderie.  One of their main goals for the club is for everyone involved to have fun.  If any...

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It’s Never 2 Late- Update!

May 13, 2019

As of May 6 ,2019 we have raised $7,566 of our $10,000 goal for the IN2L software! Remember to ask yourself “is my church group or social club looking for a worthwhile project to support to help people with dementia?”  If so, consider giving a gift to help Frederick Living purchase It’s Never 2 Late.   This mobile interactive large touch screen system integrates various hardware, media, software and adaptive components necessary to allow residents to participate and engage in person-centered recreational and rehabilitative activities. Donations can be sent to Frederick Living (mark IN2L in the check memo line) or be...

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No Deficiencies in Magnolia House

May 13, 2019

Magnolia House Personal Care nursing assistant, Thelma Barnes, visits with resident, Sara Swavely. The Magnolia House Personal Care unit recently received a deficiency free survey from the Department of Human Services! Congratulations Thelma and all the hard working staff of Magnolia House for all you do every day to make Frederick Living a wonderful place to live.

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Dr. Cameron Camp, who is the creator of Montessori-Based Dementia Programming®, educated Staff and Family Members about the Innovative Techniques to engage persons with Dementia

May 1, 2019

On April 24 and 25 Frederick Living hosted internationally known expert, Dr. Cameron Camp, who is the creator of Montessori-Based Dementia Programming®.  Dr. Camp is a researcher and trainer from the Center for Applied Research in Dementia.  This innovative approach combines rehabilitation principles and educational techniques using the physical and cognitive abilities available to individuals living with dementia. This interactive training for staff from all Frederick Living departments, volunteers and guests from several other organizations was well received, as all were called to think and practice in a new way of engaging persons living with dementia.  Dr. Camp also led...

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Update!!!- It’s Never 2 Late Technology

March 28, 2019

Together we have raised more than half of the $10,000 needed to purchase the IN2L software!!!! We are so close, but still need $4284! Ask yourself “is my church group or social club looking for a worthwhile project to support to help people with dementia?”  If so, consider giving a gift to help Frederick Living purchase It’s Never 2 Late.   This mobile interactive large touch screen system integrates various hardware, media, software and adaptive components necessary to allow residents to participate and engage in person-centered recreational and rehabilitative activities. Donations can be sent to Frederick Living (mark IN2L in the...

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Valentine’s Day Is Right Around the Corner!

January 30, 2019

Are you looking for a gift for that special someone! Get something sweet at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1382402 and AmazonSmile donates to Frederick Mennonite Community.  

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Help Us Reach Our Goal For It’s Never 2 Late!

January 15, 2019

It’s Never 2 Late is a suite of “person centered” touch screen engagement systems that can be used for therapeutic, wellness, activity and memory care programming. It is an interactive program that gives residents many unique interaction and activity opportunities directly related to their interests.  This program is a non-drug intervention that reduces the need for psychotropic medications and adds to the quality of life of residents with dementia. We’ve had several generous donors help us reach $4,565.60 of the $10,000 needed to purchase and implement this system in Aspen Village. We are seeking donations from individuals, groups or organizations...

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Art Exhibit Featuring The Work Of Frederick Living Residents

January 14, 2019

Our new Art Exhibit features the work of our Independent Living, Personal Care, Skilled Nursing and Memory Care residents. Acrylics, watercolor and oil paints are featured in the show. Some of the work featured is from residents who were professional artists before residing at Frederick Living. Other art work is from residents who participate in our Painting Class on Monday afternoons, taught by local artist and teacher, Fran Wieckowski. The exhibit features a variety of subjects such as landscapes and animals and is on display through the end of February. The Gallery at Frederick Living is open to the public...

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The Holidays are coming to a close!!

December 17, 2018

The Christmas holiday is a week away!!! Wrap up your holiday shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1382402 and AmazonSmile donates to Frederick Mennonite Community.  

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Bark for Life

December 10, 2018

Frederick’s Bark for Life Raises Almost $950 for The American Cancer Society Frederick Living residents, staff, volunteers, friends, and members of the local community made this year’s Bark for Life fundraiser another huge success! Forty dogs both large and small arrived through the front entrance on December 2nd to have their special moment with Santa and Mrs. Claus captured on film. Bystanders enjoyed watching the sometimes well-behaved and sometimes rowdy canines as their owners stood behind the photographer to get their attention – and the results were as beautiful as always. Almost $950 was raised for the American Cancer Society...

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