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Exploring Nature: Outdoor Activities and the Benefits of Green Spaces at Friends House

Retirement can be a time of newfound freedom and leisure, where individuals finally focus on the things they passionately care about. At Friends House Retirement Community, we believe in the […]

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Aging Unbound

Celebrate Older Americans Month with Friends House, A Life Plan Community

May is a special month for families and communities across the United States as we celebrate the contributions of America’s seniors. Every May, the Administration for Community Living, an agency […]

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Organic Garden

It’s Earth Day Every Day at Friends House Retirement Community

Friends House Retirement Community in Sandy Spring, MD sets a great example for eco-friendly living. They have a 2-acre, on-site garden maintained by a dedicated Garden Committee of master gardeners, […]

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Marilyn with her Dog

LIVING WELL AT FRIENDS HOUSE: Marilyn Briggs’ Testimonial on Living at Friends House Retirement Community

Fifty-three years ago, a small group from my church gave a reading at Friends House Retirement Community of Bernard Shaw’s “Don Juan In Hell.” The audience was very appreciative and […]

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group of seniors

At Our Life Plan Community, We’re Keeping Life Sweet with Friends

Residents taking a stroll, checking the mail, or heading to the Bistro for a cup of coffee are met by friendly smiles and waves from neighbors. And we often forge […]

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Happy New Year

Make a Resolution! Begin the new year with new friends

New Year brings with it the excitement of all kinds of possibilities! When you clinked glasses, shared a kiss and cheered as the clock struck midnight, what did you hope […]

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Friends House: Warming Seniors’ Hearts this Holiday Season.

Holiday time is here – bring on the cheer! From the holiday tree lighting to numerous holiday get-togethers, and the delicious aroma of freshly baked cookies filling the air outside […]

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Celebrating the Reasons We’re Thankful.

Tis the season for turkey, traditions, and most importantly, thanks – Thanks for the time spent with family and friends, thanks for health and happiness, thanks for a wonderful staff […]

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Friends House

Living the Mission: Building A Sustainable Community.

At Friends House, we’re passionate about building a community through caring – caring for our residents, our employees, and our world. Built on the Quaker values we affectionately refer to […]

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