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In The News

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!

Opportunity to Connect with Your Loved Ones With Zoom Video!

March 31, 2020

Let us help you connect using our own computer Frederick Living is offering an opportunity to have face to face connection with loved ones through Zoom Video.  Below are the days and time periods the video visits will be offered.   Zoom sessions will be scheduled for 15 minutes per person/family with verbal permission from the resident. Oaktree Apartment Residents Tuesdays and Thursdays   7:00-8:30 p.m. Cottage/Villa Residents Wednesdays and Fridays 7:00-8:30 pm.   If you are interested, in signing up for a Zoom session please contact Director of Residential Living Services Emily Messner at or call 610-754-8919 ext. 206 btw....

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Do you sew? How to make a face mask

March 26, 2020

How to Make a Face Mask Materials Front: 100% unused cotton fabric – no metallic fabrics Back: 100% unused cotton or cotton flannel Attachment: 1/8”, 1/4”, or 3/8” flat elastic (white is preferred, black is OK) OR Two 54” x 1/4” inch bias-tape style ties (no raw edges, white/light preferred, black/dark OK)       or Four 15” lengths of bias-tape Floral wire if adding a nose form Video instructions for making the masks can be found at these two websites: How to make a surgical mask with 1/4” elastic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kwFaRFHKhY How to make a surgical mask with bias tape (and nose form...

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Shopping for a Cause- Shopping in the Gift Shop supports Benevolent Care!

February 28, 2020

 Lori Hartzel presented John Hendrickson with a check for $10,000 for the 2019 proceeds from the Gift Shop for Resident Benevolent Care.  When you shop there you are helping to not only find quality gifts, treats and useful items but you are helping those residents, who through no fault of their own, are no longer able to fully cover the cost of their care.  Please thank Lori for the wonderful work she does running the gift shop and thank you to all the gift shop patrons.       

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Aspen Village Christmas Choir and Concert

January 6, 2020

Happy New Year! Aspen Village this holiday season had a resident led Christmas choir and concert.  We submitted this activity for a contest being held by the International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and the Center for Applied Research in Dementia (Dr. Cameron Camp’s organization). You can truly see the engagement and meaning this choir brought and continues to bring to the residents in it and those they sing for.  A big thanks to the Aspen Team who supported the resident choir on their musical journey this holiday season.  

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Frederick Living Recognized for The Alzheimer’s Association’s Longest Day Initiative

November 13, 2019

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Longest Day 2019 initiative recognized Frederick Living as one of their top three business/facility teams in the Delaware Valley, raising an amazing $4,280 from the 2019 car show! Maggie Shope, the Longest Day Coordinator in the region, brought along a recognition plaque and purple-wrapped candy to thank all or our staff and residents who contributed to the event.

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First Annual Preston’s Pantry Project

July 24, 2019

So honored to be part of Preston’s Pantry!!! Beginning July 25th Frederick Living will be a drop off location! Help us to keep Preston’s Legacy alive!    

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It’s Never Too Late Technology

July 9, 2019

A sincere thank you to those who contributed to the purchase of “It’s Never Too Late”. We are also grateful for the donations from Zion Mennonite Church, Forrest Hills Mennonite Church and Roger and Alex Kurtz. The Residents and Staff in Aspen Village, our Memory Support area, love it!

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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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