Painful, Aching Joints

Because it occurs as a result of long-term degenerative changes in joints, wear-and-tear “osteoarthritis” is quite prevalent among older adults.  This most common form of arthritis is also the leading…

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Quilts for Kids

Quilts for Kids is a non-profit that works to transform discontinued fabric samples into patchwork quilts that comfort children in need.  These are children with life-threatening illnesses, children of abuse,…

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Holleran Awards Barclay Friends with “Highest Honors”

We’ve received the results of our 2015 Annual Resident Survey and Cotter, our nursing home, has received “highest honors” – our scores exceeded the 90th percentile and are significantly above…

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A Real Game Changer

The next time you see your grandchildren playing video games, you might want to take a seat next to them on the couch. It turns out that playing 3-D video…

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Barclay Friends Celebrates National Wear Red Day

Barclay Friends employees wore red today in support and celebration of the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day, Feb. 5, to help spread awareness that heart disease is the…

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The Secret Gardens of West Chester

On September 12 of last year, more than 300 Barclay Friends’ supporters and gardening enthusiasts had the pleasure of visiting 14 privately owned gardens in the Marshall Square Park neighborhood…

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Heart in holding hands

Barclay Friends Staff Raises Funds for Residents

Each year, Barclay Friends staff members are given the opportunity to make a tax-deductible contribution by cash or payroll deduction to support the Caring Fund for resident assistance, a fund…

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Donor Recognition Mural in Progress

Thank you to everyone who supported the successful Spirit of Vitality capital campaign!  Barclay Friends raised $1,916,601 in gifts and pledges. With your help, we completed the first major renovations…

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‘Tis the Season of Giving

Every December, Barclay Friends residents and staff come together for a very special holiday tradition.  Santa visits Woolman and Cotter and gives each resident a present to open.  Cookies, carol…

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