Offering a Helping Hand

Offering a Helping Hand

Friendship Haven offers a variety of focuses through our Catalyst program, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. We aim to provide individualized care and improve quality of life to residents living in and around the Fort Dodge community.

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8 Facts About Alzheimer's Disease

8 Facts About Alzheimer's Disease

The most common form of dementia among older people in the U.S. is Alzheimer’s disease. Although prevalent, there still remains some confusion related to the disease. Recently, the Alzheimer’s Association released some current facts and figures to clear up several common misconceptions.

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Unveiling A New Look

Unveiling A New Look

Over the last ten days, Friendship Haven has unveiled a new look across campus, and it has been generating all sorts of excitement from neighborhood to neighborhood, and employee to employee. 


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Visionary Leadership at Work in Friendship Haven

Visionary Leadership at Work in Friendship Haven

When Phil Gunderson was called upon to fill the role as Board Chair the decision came easy. With almost 20 years of Friendship Haven Board experience spanning over three decades, Phil was the natural fit. Although this new role wasn’t what Phil had planned when coming back to the Board, he is honored and thrilled all the same. “I feel I have an obligation to Julie, the Board and the residents to be the best possible advocate I can be for Friendship Haven. I will serve to the best of my ability and embrace this journey.”

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New Assessment Pairs Residents with Fitness Levels

New Assessment Pairs Residents with Fitness Levels

Whether a resident is introducing fitness into their weekly routines for the first time in a long while or they have maintained a devoted fitness regimen, the Wellness Team at Friendship Haven is ready to help monitor their progress. The support from the Wellness Team and a new, simple assessment are helping residents make the most of their fitness journey. 

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