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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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Preston Building Update: July 2019

Warfel Construction recently featured Barclay Friends in their monthly newsletter. In the July edition, they write about the structural features taking shape during this hot summer month:   “Despite the…

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Barclay Friends to Host 2019 Plein Air Event

Barclay Friends is partnering with the Chester County Art Association (CCAA)  for a unique plein air artist event. The week after Labor Day, the event will complement our annual Secret…

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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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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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