The Messenger -Celebrating Silver Linings

Check out Julie’s recent article for her Celebrate Silver Linings guest column in The Messenger. Her article titled, More than heroes, was published in the April 17 issue. More than heroes LOCAL COLUMNS APR 17, 2021 JULIE THORSON Throughout the pandemic we often hear about health care heroes. A few months ago, we heard about […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine

We are excited to announce that we will be receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, January 12, 2020. The vaccine will be available to all Simpson Health Center, Assisted Living and independent living residents including Kenyon Place and the Townhomes, as well as our employee team. This means that we are planning on administering […]

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Kenyon Place Sprinkler Malfunction

Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse, yesterday a sprinkler pipe in the Kenyon Place attic malfunctioned, causing significant damage to the Kenyon Place independent living apartment building. While three apartments (306, 206 and 106) suffered the most damage, the entire Kenyon Place building experienced various levels of water damage. We spent the […]

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Important Visitor Information

March 11, 2020 Update Dear Visitors and Guests, Although there are currently NO known COVID-19 cases in Webster County or Friendship Haven, we have implemented safety precautions to help protect the residents and employees of Friendship Haven. Beginning Wednesday, March 11, 2020, we ask that all visitors come through the Welcome Center or Kenyon Place […]

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A Place to Call Home

From witnessing the conception of Friendship Haven to now being on the priority wait list themselves, Dr. Gary and Joan LeValley are proud to be a part of Friendship Haven’s history and hopefully one day soon, call it home. The LeValleys’ history with Friendship Haven begins when both were children. Joan’s father was a Methodist […]

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Aspiring Leader

How do we attract the best and the brightest to work in our field? We’ve kept the excitement, energy and enthusiasm for our work quiet far too long. Telling our stories, sharing our experiences isn’t enough. We tell each other, but do we shout it from the rooftops for others? Aspiring Leader It’s an uncommon […]

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Campus Support Services Embodies the Team Spirit

Campus Support Services makes up roughly 25 percent of the workforce at Friendship Haven. This includes pharmacy, inventory, IT, maintenance, buildings and grounds, dietary services, laundry and housekeeping, transportation and security. Most who visit Friendship Haven don’t necessarily see many of these employees on a day-to-day basis, largely due to the fact that they are […]

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Swept Away in Their Work

Swept Away in Their Work

Many residents and visitors have probably noticed five ladies bustling around, pushing cleaning carts, carrying dusters, or pulling vacuum cleaners down the halls of Friendship Haven. They quietly and quickly move about their tasks, ensuring each nook and cranny of Friendship Haven’s interior is clean as a whistle and welcoming to residents and guests. These […]

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