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Old Game, New Venue

Barclay Friends’ 15th Annual Golf Classic was a great success.  Golfers and residents enjoyed the beautiful weather at our new venue, Whitford Country Club.  Participants were treated to a great…

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Voices in Our Ears, Portals to the Past

What’s your favorite song? Every decade in history has fostered its own collection of Billboard hits. Movie soundtracks, religious music, Broadway shows — our memories and emotions are deeply tied…

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Barclay Staff Interviewed for “County Lines” Magazine

Our very own Recreation Director, Elsabet, was interviewed for a piece in the August 2016 issue of County Lines Magazine in a section entitled “Services at Private Communities”: There’s a…

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Taking Up a Collection

If you are looking for an intellectually stimulating activity that will boost your brain power and unleash your creative potential, start a collection. Whether you choose to collect tea cups,…

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Taking the Other Side

Not only are we predominantly either right-handed or left-handed (unless we are ambidextrous), but we also have a dominant eye, foot, and ear.  With this in mind, you may want…

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West Chester Rotary Donates Over 900 Dictionaries

Members of the Rotary Readers group of the Rotary Club of West Chester show some of the more than 900 dictionaries they will hand out to the second grade classes…

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Barclay Friends Unveils Mural Created by Nancy Thompson

WEST CHESTER, PA – Supporters and residents of Barclay Friends recently gathered, anxiously awaiting the unveiling of a mural created by resident artists under the direction of Chester County artist…

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How Longwood Gardens Makes the Magic

Our community was pleased to welcome Jim Sutton, Display Designer at Longwood Gardens, for a presentation revealing the “Hows of the Wows” at this world-renowned horticultural wonderland.  Jim didn’t reveal…

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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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