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Innovative design and functionality gives residents freedom to "age in place"

ROANOKE, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendship Retirement Community will celebrate the grand opening of the Wellington IV, a new independent living apartment building in Roanoke, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 19 at 4 p.m. Click to Tweet.

Friendship Retirement Community's Wellington IV offers luxurious design at an affordable price.

Units are currently available, and prospective residents can view details by visiting

The high-end facility aims to set a new standard for senior living in the region.

"Wellington IV was designed in a way that keeps our residents comfortable, and allows for accessibility," explains Ken Mowbray, Friendship Director of Campus admissions. "Grab bars are installed in the bathrooms, and all of the doorways include wide openings, so if there is ever a need for more assistance, it's already built in."

Friendship's model of integration is ideal for seniors who want to live independently, and it affords them the option to effectively "age in place" as they enjoy a variety of services for changing needs.  

"Wellington IV is really a state-of-the-art example of excellence for independent living," says Mowbray. "The building features one and two bedroom apartments, with a variety of open floor plans designed to meet the needs of those who need more space, while still providing affordable options for individuals who want luxury at a reasonable price." 

Every unit features a variety of amenities including:

  • Washer and dryer,
  • Stainless steel appliances,
  • Ceiling fans,
  • Upgraded kitchen cabinets,
  • Modern bathrooms and lighting fixtures,
  • And free WiFi.

Wellington IV residents also have access to:

  • Residents' Center club house with: restaurant, bar, heated pool, fitness center, wellness classes, library with internet access, virtual golf simulator, arts & crafts, billiards and ping pong.
  • Weekly shopping excursions, bus trips, daily activities and educational programs.
  • And an on-campus pharmacy and gift shop with complimentary delivery.

The admissions process is easy, doesn't require any buy-in fee, and the only up front cost is a security deposit equal to one month's rent.  

About Friendship:
Friendship opened its first building, in 1966 and has steadily grown since. Over the course of nearly 50 years, Friendship's evolution has included the addition of new and innovative services, ultimately creating a world-class retirement community where seniors' needs are met within a caring community that offers a full breadth and depth of services. 

Media Contact:
Chris Dodd, Friendship Director of Marketing
Phone: (540) 777-2399

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