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 Welcomes the First Meadows Move In

June 25, 2016

Ernie and Virginia Conrad, along with their fur baby Roux, have waited a long time for this day; so long that they decided to move into Frederick Living in January of 2015. And then they waited and watched as their new home was going through many different stages. Today Ernie, Virginia and Roux are the first of many moves ins scheduled to take place over the next few months at Frederick Living into The Meadows. The Meadows at Frederick Living is an innovative design based on the architectural pocket neighborhood concept – showcasing a colorful collection of cottages clustered around beautifully...

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Cross Stitch and Needlepoint – Resident Art

June 21, 2016

Frederick resident Al Neff’s cross stitch and needlepoint pieces are featured in the Gallery at Frederick Living during June and July.  The show includes “Historic Houses of Montgomery County” and “Scenes of Philadelphia,” as well as a variety of others. Al has been doing cross stitch and needle point since the late 1970s. He had a high-stress construction job and found that doing cross stitch relaxed him and gave him peace of mind. Al likes that cross stitch and needlepoint keep his mind active while reducing stress. One cross stitch can take Al anywhere from 50 to 177 hours to...

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Dirty Shoe Tour

April 15, 2016

We’ve undergone some major changes around campus this past year, now here is your chance to get a sense of what we’ve been up to! Come visit with us Saturday, April 30th from 11am-2pm at our Dirty Shoe Tour.  We will not only be showing our newly renovated dining areas and our continuum of care; we will also be taking guided groups out onto the construction site of our new Meadows Cottages to allow you to get a sneak peak at the homes under construction right now! We hope you will join us to get a sense of how Frederick Living...

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Scholarship Presentation

March 29, 2016

Last evening during a Board Meeting, Lexy Alex, Dining Services Server, was awarded the Helen B. Dawson Scholarship presented to her by Mrs. Dawson’s sons, Barrie and Ken Dawson. Thank you to the Dawson family for this incredible gift. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Frederick staff member each year for up to 10 years. Congratulations to Lexy! The Scholarship, in honor of Helen B. Dawson, will be offered annually for students. Eligibility requirement are outlined here: The student applicant must be an active employee of Frederick Living for at least 90 days The student applicant must be at least...

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Annual Car Show and Craft Fair

March 21, 2016

Spring is finally here! We are very excited to share our 120th year with all of you! Please SAVE THE DATE and plan to join us in continuing the celebration during our annual Car Show and Craft Fair, to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association! Car show registration  

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New Gallery Exhibit Opens

February 11, 2016

A New Art Exhibit Opens at Frederick Living: Elizabeth Kunkle, Watercolor & Gouache Paintings Frederick Living welcomes local painter and illustrator, Elizabeth Kunkle, who is granddaughter of a Frederick Living resident. She received her BFA in Textiles from the Rhode Island School of Design. Illustrating animal portraits and botanicals have become a passion. By combining the delicacy of watercolor with the boldness of gouache, Elizabeth builds layer upon layer to achieve a playful balance between the two mediums. All pieces currently on display are original unless marked ‘Giclee’. Giclee is a fine art print process using a variety of nine...

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Frederick Living Celebrates 120 Years of Service

January 20, 2016

In 1856 Daniel Bertolet and other leading citizens of Frederick, PA devised a plan to establish the Frederick Institute as a classical day school to prepare men and women for college. The building and the school were the pride of Frederick until the Civil War. Without students, the school closed. In 1896 Reverend N. B. Grubb purchased the property and offered it to the Mennonite Eastern District Conference as a suitable Home for the Aged. Today, Frederick Living is a leading rehabilitation and continuing care retirement community nestled in the beautiful countryside of Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania. Our focus...

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The Meadows at Frederick Living – Construction Progress

January 7, 2016

This past fall, Frederick Living embarked on an expansion plan to add 55 new cottage style homes to our campus. The Meadows at Frederick Living has been a vision of the community for several years, and we are excited to share a progress update with you. Excavation for the new development began in the fall of 2015 to make way for our first phase of 20 cottages; we currently have only 5 that remain available in this first phase. We are happy to report that the first foundations have been set, and just this week we began vertical construction on our first duplex...

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Frederick Living is Now a Music & Memory Certified Provider

January 5, 2016
frederick living is now a music & memory certified provider

Frederick Living is excited to announce that we are now a Music & Memory℠ certified provider. Through this program, Aspen Village residents have access to iPods with their own personalized playlists. Our trained staff and volunteers provide playlists that enable our residents who struggle with cognitive and physical challenges to find renewed connections as deep memories become activated through music. Re-connecting residents with their favorite music has the potential to vastly improve quality of life. We will gladly accept donations of iPods and iTunes gift cards. You can learn more about the Music & Memory℠ Organization and the power of...

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

December 7, 2015

Join us on Sunday, December 13, 2015, from 12 Noon until 4PM for a wonderful afternoon! We are beautifully decorated for Christmas! Frederick Living will be holding its “Annual Open House and Santa Paws”. Bring your pets for pictures with Santa. Picture are $10 for one pet or $15 for multiple pets. Enjoy Frederick Living’s Train Display. Take a tour of our Personal Care apartments. Our very own Gift Shoppe will be open! There will also be Baked Goods, Poinsettias, and Dog Treats for sale – all proceeds to benefit Bark for Life!

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