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Celebrate Caring Honors Barclay Friends DON Laura Smith

Laura Smith, Barclay Friends Director of Nursing, was one of 14 Philadelphia-area nurses singled out for recognition during National Nurses Week, May 6–12, by Independence Blue Cross. Those honored in…

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Cloth Mask and Gown Drive at Barclay Friends

Update 4/9/2020 Donate Funds If you do not like to sew, but would still like to support Barclay Friends, consider giving to our emergency fund. We need additional resources to…

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Barclay Friends' COVID-19 Preparedness Updates

As you know, there are widespread outbreaks of COVID-19 in various places around the world and in the United States. Because older adults are at significantly higher risk of serious…

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PRESTON BUILDING UPDATE: February 2020

Below is an excerpt from the February 2020 issue from Warfel’s monthly newsletter: The new Preston Building is currently in the finishing stages of drywall in Area C, which will…

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Seeing Red for Women’s Heart Health

February is a month when we see a lot of the color red around. Valentine’s Day is the main reason, of course, but there is another reason — it’s Women’s…

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Preston Building Update: November 2019

Below is an excerpt from the November 2019 issue from Warfel’s monthly newsletter:: “With winter just around the corner, the new Preston building is closer to being fully enclosed. Currently,…

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Barclay Building Update: September 2019

Now that fall has arrived, the Preston Building is moving forward and is looking for a roof soon! Trusses have been installed in all areas and roof decking has started.…

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Barclay Friends Gives Back to the SPCA

Barclay Friends has always maintained a great relationship with the Brandywine Valley SPCA. Every month, puppies from the SPCA visit our residents to sit in laps, snuggle, kiss and bring…

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Preston Building Beam Signing

On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019, Barclay Friends celebrated the ongoing construction of their new building with a beam signing ceremony. Employees, resident family members and local politicians came to Barclay…

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