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Tami866125 August 23, 2016
I visited this facility
The staff at Friends House was really helpful and nice. They have a garden. We got to see the apartments, and they were great and of a nice size. I didn’t like the dining room, though. The general atmosphere was good, and the people were friendly. It looked like they had fun things to do.
thoughtful1 May 24, 2011
This is a continuing care community started by the Quakers. I am familiar with the skilled nursing portion of it, and it is great. But I've heard Friends House is planning to close down the skilled nursing part at some point. It's located in central Santa Rosa, near shopping and markets. Many of the residents are politically and intellectually active and there are many organized activities. The skilled nursing part of the facility is kind of institutional looking, but they offer really good care. They have a great staff, wonderful medical care. Even though it's a bit institutional, it's nice, clean, well run. The food is good, and there's music, activities, and crafts to keep the patients engaged.
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Nestled on seven acres in beautiful Santa Rosa, California, Friends House is a caring community of elders created in the Quaker tradition of equality and simplicity. Open to all older people, Friends House is composed of three interrelated programs: independent living apartments and houses, an assisted living facility and a skilled nursing facility. On site there is also an Adult Day Health Service.
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