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!

Train Show and 120th Anniversary Celebration

October 5, 2016
Trains

All aboard for the 120th Anniversary Celebration! Free Admission! The train show will be held October 7 -8, 2016. There will be six operating train layouts on display! On Saturday, October 8 there will be music by The Texas Rose Band, carnival games and prizes, food, rock wall, face painting, and more.

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The Pocket Neighborhood Comes to Life

August 22, 2016

We were recently featured in the Reading Eagle. VP of Operations, Matthew Giannini, speaks about the project progress and goals. Residents, Ernie and Virginia Conrad, give their take on their new home and neighborhood. Click the link below to read the article and get to know The Meadows a little bit better! http://www.readingeagle.com/money/article/frederick-living-embraces-the-pocket-neighborhood

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SeniorFIT Comes To Frederick Living

July 25, 2016

SeniorFIT Comes To Frederick Living Make a measurable difference with SeniorFITness. Expertly designed to improve strength, balance, mobility, and cognitive health, this proven wellness program can be customized for seniors in any setting from skilled nursing to assisted living to independent living and the larger community. Certified exercise physiologists and other wellness team members work hand-in-hand with participants’ personal physicians to set and achieve personalized functional goals, as well as address specific medical conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, and dementia. Experienced SeniorFITness program directors provide knowledgeable, supportive guidance for all SeniorFITness programs. Exercise sessions incorporate a wide range of options...

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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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