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!

The Amazing Raise

September 25, 2018

The BIG Day is COMING!!! The big day is coming! The Amazing Raise is a 24-hour giving challenge taking place on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 that brings together the Tri-County region’s (Montgomery, Northern Chester, Eastern Berks) nonprofit community to help raise much needed unrestricted funds and shine a spotlight on the good work of nonprofits in the 422 corridor. You can help support Frederick Living’s Benevolent Care fund, or our Dementia Projects. You can go in now and schedule a gift that would be made that day or you can go to this link on October 16, the actual give day,...

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Studio B Fine Art Gallery- “On the Road” Exhibition

September 12, 2018

Frederick Living’s newest Art Exhibit features Studio B Fine Art Gallery’s “On the Road” exhibition which showcases the work of Studio B’s members in galleries beyond its home in Boyertown. Studio B is proud of their members and excited to share their creativity with you. They celebrate lifelong learning, creativity, and personal involvement in the visual and communication arts and seek to be a dynamic part of the Boyertown community, a “go to” destination for learning, fun and friendship. The Gallery at Frederick Living is open to the public between the hours of 8 AM-5 PM. The exhibit will be...

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Pennsylvania Area Frederick Living Awarded ‘Excellence in Care’ Distinction’

September 4, 2018

Pennsylvania Area Frederick Living Awarded ‘Excellence in Care’ Distinction’ By Alzheimer’s Foundation of America NEW YORK (August 31, 2018)—The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced that Frederick Living, of Pennsylvania, has met its national standards, achieving AFA’s “Excellence in Care (EIC) Dementia Care Program of Distinction.” Dementia care settings are eligible to attain this status following an extensive evaluation of staff, procedures, and environment, to assess the level of dementia care and ensure best practices. “Frederick Living is the embodiment of quality dementia care and operates at the highest level. They are always looking for new ways to improve care...

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17 Years in a Row!

February 21, 2018

Frederick Living was presented with a $10,000 check by Lori Hartzel, Frederick Living’s Gift Shop Manager for the 17th consecutive year. Lori presented the check to Brian Fallon, Vice President of Finance. Each year the money is donated to the Resident Benevolent Care Fund which assists residents who, through no fault of their own, may run out of the f…inances needed to pay for their care. This fund allows residents to remain part of the Frederick Family. Proceeds from the sales at the Gift Shop make the presentation of this check possible. The Gift Shop is open Monday through Friday...

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Living a Life of Service

February 5, 2018

Living a Life of Service Rev. Paul Howells was recently recognized for distinguished leadership to Lutheran Outdoor Ministries (LOM). On Friday, January 12, current LOM leadership hosted a Fireside luncheon for Paul and his wife Carol, celebrating with them the memories and investment they made in the Lutheran camping ministry. I was privileged to share in this affirming event. It is not surprising that Paul would be recognized for a life of service. He served as President of our own Frederick Living Residents Association (FLRA) for a decade. As President he participated in strategic planning retreats, contributed to board taskforce...

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Frederick Living Busy Hands-Warm Hearts Donation

January 19, 2018

A nearly year-long goal was met recently when handmade items were delivered to the Salvation Army in Pottstown by representatives of Busy Hands-Warm Hearts, a needlework group at Frederick Living. Early in the year the group decided to set the goal of making 100 hats, scarves, and/or mittens by December with the intent of donating them to a local charity. Residents who are not members of the group were invited to make such articles also. When another delivery was made there in late October, it was learned that the Salvation Army had a need for the very items already being...

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New Vehicle Donation Program to Benefit the Benevolent Care Fund

January 12, 2018

Do you, your family or friends have a car, motorcycle or recreational vehicle that they no longer need? You can help the Frederick Living Resident Benevolent Care Fund by donating your vehicle. The vehicle is towed to a public auction at no cost to you.  It can be a working or non-working vehicle. Frederick Living is working with another non-profit, Melwood, that is reputable and experienced in helping other non-profits benefit from vehicle donations.  For detailed information call Amy Cummings-Leight, Director of Advancement at 610-754-7878 or go to our website at: http://frederickliving.org/giving/donate-your-vehicle/ Vehicle donations qualify for tax deductions to the extent...

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Grand Illumination raises over $5,400 for the Benevolent Care Fund!!!

December 26, 2017

Grand Illumination raises over $5,400 for the Benevolent Care Fund!!! For three days, luminaries were shining around the Frederick Living campus. The Grand Illumination was kicked off with a concert by Joanna Mell, harpist. Many donors thoughtfully honored friends and family, remembered family members and friends and were blessed by others and all gave donations to the Benevolent Care Fund to sponsor luminaries. Donors included residents, family members, staff, board members and friends of Frederick Living. The funds raised go to help residents, who through no fault of their own, have outlived their financial resources. We are grateful to Univest...

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Showcase Status Achieved!

December 8, 2017

Frederick Living is excited to announce that our culinary partner – Sodexo – has achieved Showcase Status on our campus!!! Look at all that had to be completed to do so! Sodexo sends a third party in to conduct the audit.  There are 28 different criteria that need to be met.  General Topics include: Sodexo Programming in place & executed well: Mindful-healthy dining SiPS-hydration stations PURform-puree program including forming foods son puree presentation is the same as regular meal Chef Stage center Service Experience-service training program Culinary Foundations training-Kitchen skills training CARES Program-Compassion Accountability Respect Enthusiasm-monthly trainings and weekly “Huddle”...

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Frederick Living Grand Illumination

November 22, 2017

Frederick Living Grand Illumination to be held Sunday, December 17, 2017 through Tuesday, December 19, 2017 To light a candle illuminates the darkness and invites others in by its brightness – let your light generously shine! We are inviting you to consider participating in our first Grand Illumination at Frederick Living. Luminaries will be placed around our campus and lit on Sunday, December 17th, Monday, December 18th and Tuesday, December 19th. As we plan for this 2017 Grand Illumination event, we know that it takes warm hearts and willing hands working together to ensure success. Please join us this year...

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