River Ridge is a great Asset
October 29, 2012
This editoral is courtesy of the Messenger News printed October 29, 2012.
Friendship Haven has been an important part of Fort Dodge for more than six decades. It offers a variety of living options for seniors. Since it was founded in the mid-20th century, this community within a community has grown and evolved in response the changing needs of the sector of the population it serves.
This continuing care retirement community offers a range of living options all on the same campus. There are several distinct living choices. All feature convenience and security. Whether the potential resident requires independent residential living, assisted living or skilled nursing care, Friendship Haven stands ready to serve.
As part of an extensive expansion and enhancement of its services, Friendship Haven's new River Ridge Apartments complex has moved from a planner's vision to reality. It held a grand opening Sunday. This 56-unit section incorporates features that make it fully in sync with the latest trends in housing for the specialized market Friendship Haven serves.
As the needs of the aging baby boom generation become a larger societal concern, it is reassuring that here in Fort Dodge Friendship Haven is responding aggressively to provide an array of top-notch living choices for our region's senior citizens.
The Messenger welcomes the addition of River Ridge Apartments to the Friendship Haven campus. We congratulate the board and management on moving forward with a development plan that will keep Friendship Haven a vital asset for our town far into the future.
About Friendship Haven
Friendship Haven is a non-profit, continuing care retirement community in Fort Dodge, Iowa, that offers a full range of residential options, services and amenities for over 400 older adults. For more information, visit www.friendshiphaven.org.
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