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Welcome Linda M. Sterthous

What a warm welcome I have received during my first couple of months at Barclay Friends! Since I arrived in July, I’ve been spending time in the Woolman and Cotter…

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Vanguard Visits for United Way Day of Caring

Thank you to our Vanguard friends who visited for their annual United Way Day of Caring.  Volunteers worked with residents to make biodegradable bird feeders using sunflower seeds, cracked corn and coconut…

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Residents, Staff Support Hurricane Relief Effort

Humans may age, but the inclination to reach out and help others, especially in a time of crisis, remains strong.  Working with Recreation staff, residents of Barclay Friends Continuing Care…

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Plein Air Artwork on Display at Barclay Friends

Last week artists from Chester County Art Association: Creative Space For Everyone visited Barclay Friends for a Plein Air event as a kickoff to our Secret Gardens tour on September 9th.  Many…

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The County Fair Came to Town

Our Recreation team paired county fair classics—hot waffles, popcorn and funnel cakes—with new favorites like the “Best Dressed Vegetable” contest to create a memorable experience for residents, family, friends and…

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Secret Gardens of West Chester Tour Set for Sept 9

WEST CHESTER >> Ever wondered what other local garden owners are doing to make their gardens so beautiful and inviting? Now is your opportunity to find out. On Saturday, Sept.…

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J. Carol Hanson Tribute Fund a Success

On June 29, over 150 friends and Barclay Friends supporters gathered to thank departing Executive Director, J. Carol Hanson for her years of service and wish her “Bon Voyage.”  Carol…

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Barclay Friends to Host CCAA Plein Air Event

The Chester County Art Association (CCAA) is partnering with Barclay Friends for an intimate plein air artist event right after Labor Day as a complement to our annual Secret Gardens…

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Testing Your Memory

Older individuals’ lapses in memory, which are popularly referred to as “senior moments,” are usually temporary in nature.  When people later remember things that they initially forgot, their inability to…

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