Mary Meier (left in photo), Director of Community Relations at Fellowship Senior Living spoke at the January 15 Kiwanis breakfast meeting. She was introduced by Ron Whalin (center) and Bert Whalin (right), who recently moved to Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge.
Mary gave an overview of retirement options offered by Fellowship Senior Living. These include moving to Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge, staying in their present home and receiving home care from highly qualified care-givers (Fellowship Village Senior Living at Home) or using Helping Hands on an as-needed basis.
She explained that Fellowship Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Residents have a life-care program which includes independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing care if needed.
Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge was founded in 1996 by the Fellowship Deaconry. They are a Christian based facility but people of all faiths are welcomed at Fellowship Village. A variety of housing units are available ranging from studio apartments to free-standing houses. Many recreational activities are available for residents including swimming pool, exercise facility, greenhouse, workshop, art room, trips, etc. Extensive healthcare options and facilities are available on site. The food plan is flexible, providing both fine dining and cafeteria style. Landscaping, snow shoveling, housekeeping and other maintenance services are provided by Fellowship Village.
Seniors need to decide how they want to live the rest of their lives. To learn more, visit the Fellowship Village website at https://www.fellowshipvillage.org/index.php