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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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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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