Throughout the pandemic, Fredericka Manor resident Grace Johnson has stayed socially engaged with family and friends. She also makes sure her fellow residents stay connected – by creating a phone tree to help them keep in touch. When Fredericka Manor Executive Director Craig Summer suggested a resident phone tree at the beginning of quarantine, Grace
From anecdotes and experiences to events and innovation, this is where it all comes together. Hear firsthand from our residents and staff and see how their stories paint a picture of Front Porch.
In the 1960s and even into the 1970s, most people could not imagine a woman in a position of power outside of the home, much less as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies or as the vice president of the United States. Working women were routinely paid lower salaries than men and denied opportunities for advancement.
Residents video record themselves reading aloud to the delight of community A poem by Robert Frost, a grandfather’s letters to his family, a children’s book adults can enjoy, a family memoir, excerpts from a novel, the humor of Robert Benchley or the tales of Mark Twain. These are just a few examples of works residents