Juneteenth Celebration at Barclay Friends

On New Year’s Day 1863 United States President Abraham Lincoln sign US Proclamation 95, otherwise known as the Emancipation Proclamation.  This historic executive order redefined the legal status of 3.5…

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Barclay Friends Hosts Spelling Bee

The results from the biggest spelling bee of the year have been announced later than anticipated.  No, we don’t refer to the Scripps 2022 National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC…

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Dead Flowers from Joyce

Joyce Aspen is a 92-year-old who lives in Preston at Barclay Friends. She says she feels 22, but in the same sitting she’ll casually mention a mild heart attack she…

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The Biggest Buck and an Injured Bald Eagle

Dorothy Brown is a native of eastern Pennsylvania, currently a resident of the Birmingham neighborhood in Cotter at Barclay Friends.  But she’s known for at least two extraordinary experiences in…

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A Musician in Residence

The residents of Barclay Friends are in for a real treat in the coming months!  Chanin Jung, a native of Jinju, South Korea, and a graduate student at West Chester…

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Meet New Senior Human Resources Director, Flora Ferguson

Barclay Friends is excited to introduce our new Senior Human Resources Director, Flora Ferguson. Flora has worked in the Human Resources field for about 15 years. She began her career…

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Barclay Friends Named One of the “Best Nursing Homes” by U.S. News & World Report

We are thrilled to announce that Barclay Friends has been listed among the “Best Nursing Homes” for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, we received the distinction of…

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We Collected, We Packed and We Sent Them Off

This November, Barclay Friends residents, staff and families participated in a community-wide project to collect snack and personal care items for troops near and far. Donated items were collected in…

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Meet Taimi Ando, Barclay Friends’ New Director of Culinary Services

Taimi, who was born in Japan and moved to the U.S. at 17 years old, began his career with Kendal in 2014 as a hospitality intern at Kendal at Hanover. …

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