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Preston Building Update

Warfel Construction recently featured Barclay Friends in their monthly newsletter. In the June edition, they offer a look at how they’ve overcome a rainy start to the summer to keep…

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Intergenerational Pen Pal Program

In early September, a 2nd grade teacher at Starkweather Elementary School reached out to the recreation team at Barclay Friends. She wanted to see if they were interested in coordinating a…

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An Open Letter from Barclay Friends

Jan. 31, 2019 Dear friends, With a heavy heart, I write today with an update on the year-long investigation into the fire that destroyed our Barclay Friends’ personal care building,…

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Pete's Produce Farm

Resident Takes Trip to Pete’s Produce Farm

On a warm and sunny day in November, the recreation team at Barclay Friends arranged for a special visit to a farm in West Chester. Pete’s Produce Farm is a…

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Barclay Friends Receives Accolades at Year’s End

U.S. News & World Barclay Friends was among the best nursing homes in the country by US News & World, earning acclaim as high-preforming in Long Term Care. (See: https://health.usnews.com/best-nursing-homes)…

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Drama Club Puts On a Show at Barclay Friends

Families and residents gathered as the Drama Club at Barclay Friends performed a play on October 29th. Our recreation department teamed up with a talented cast of residents to stage…

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Adopting a Healthy Attitude

It is interesting to note that fewer than half of those with a genetic predisposition for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease are actually diagnosed with the condition. To find out why 53…

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A Better Shingles Vaccine

“Shingles” is a particularly painful disease that causes a blistering rash, followed by serious complications such as chronic pain and damaged nerves. The best protection against this disease, which is…

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The Big Give

         Yesterday, we had the honor of meeting with James, the grandson of two of our residents. He recently completed a project with his first grade class at…

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