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!

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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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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