Friendship Village Columbus
5800 Forest Hills Boulevard Columbus OH 43231
Overview of Friendship Village Columbus located in Columbus, OhioAt Friendship Village Columbus, we have a host of community amenities. Residents can enjoy frequent off-site experiences and trips. Animals such as dogs and cats are allowed in resident quarters. Our location is conveniently located near accessible public transit. Free resident parking and guest parking is available at our location.
Dining OptionsAll meals are provided to occupants. We love to entertain visiting company, meals included. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors and room service. Whether you're hungry day or night, food service is available at any time. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified meal choices such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesWe have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical health. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, and stretching classes. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Residents may participate in community service programs. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities include trivia nights and regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are a nice, quiet place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, a fully-stocked arts and crafts center, a computer room, our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, and a woodworking shop.
Location Characteristics at Friendship Village Columbus
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-exposure and ground floor rooms are available. Our community has detached cottages available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.
Premium Amenities at Friendship Village Columbus
TransportationWe provide complimentary transportation services at our community. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesWe have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are delivered by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. On-site RN's and LPN's are available. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. We have a Medical Director on staff who is responsible for putting together healthcare programs for residents, including medication management. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to ensure all healthcare needs are accounted for. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. Our residents can schedule reminders and exceptions for both medications and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. This community provides ADL assistance and medication administration. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Our weight limit for assisted lifts and single-person transfers is 55 lbs. Our facility is properly equipped and staffed to handle feeding IV insertion management. Wound care is available. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours.
Find your home at Friendship Village Columbus
Community CertificationsThe building was constructed in 1978. We accept residents from the age of 60 and above.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Friendship Village Columbus
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
Reviews of Friendship Village Columbus
- Friendship Village is #1 for my mom
Friendship Village is a clean, welcoming, well-run organization. They were very friendly to my 93-year-old mom who moved there to the independent living area.Their activities vary from exercise classes (run...
- Great decision for my elderly mom
Excellent explanation of all amenities by [name removed]. Excellent food! Friendly environment with lots of activities - arts & crafts; exercise classes; book club; game night; choral group; chimes; fireside...
Facility is older but very well maintained. Many amenities are provided and included in base rent. Level of care costs seem a little high. Two bedroom apartment is good size and would satisfy my in-laws needs....
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