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  • Assisted Living

    Community that helps with activities of daily living

  • CCRC

    Continuing Care Retirement Community

  • Independent Living

    Communities that foster social connection

  • Memory Care

    Care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

  • Rehabilitation Care

    Temporary care that rehabilitates

  • Respite Care

    Short term care

  • Senior Apartments

    Apartments designed for easy living

  • Skilled Nursing Facilities

    SNF’s monitor patients around the clock

Welcome to attractive independent living apartments that won’t take your life savings. Welcome to comfortable and comforting assisted living that preserves your dignity. Welcome to the amenities that provide security and convenience.

From an inviting Residents’ Center to an award-winning Health and Rehab Center, welcome to retirement living at its best.

Welcome to Friendship. Set in beautiful northwest Roanoke on more than 40 acres, the apartments range in size from a studio to 3 bedrooms.

With monthly leasing and no-buy-in requirements, you’re able to keep your financial freedom and continue doing the things you love at Friendship.

  • Independent Living, Assisted Living, Health and Rehab Center
  • No entrance fee required
  • 26 different apartment floor plans: one, two, and three bedroom apartments
  • 24-hour campus security with upgraded lighting and ample parking
  • Residents’ center with indoor pool, arts and crafts studio, beauty shop, library, and exercise room
  • Free convenience store delivery from our on-campus pharmacy
  • Complimentary transportation to malls, grocery stores, all scheduled events
  • Homemaking services, cleaning, and personal transportation available for a minimum fee
  • Traditional and aquatic wellness programs
  • Variety of planned events and activities on and off campus

Apartments Include:

  • Floor plans range from one-bedrooms to spacious three-bedroom suites
  • Fully equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stoves, garbage disposals, dishwashers (in certain floor plans)
  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning
  • Updated designs, open floor plans
  • Washer and dryer included in select floor plans

Perks and Additional Services (some fees may apply):

  • Small pets welcome
  • Restaurant and bar located on campus
  • Wellness classes
  • Private transportation
  • On-site hairstylist
  • Meal plans
  • Private in-home care
  • On-campus medical support such as eye care, dialysis, physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy
  • On-site pharmacy
  • Physicians and rehab center on campus

Assisted Living  Along with our staff, Friendship Assisted Living provides the highest quality, award-winning, affordable care, accented by a sincere commitment and exciting updates to our facility. Consider these questions to help determine whether Assisted Living is the right option for you or someone you love:

  • Do they struggle with routine yard and home maintenance?
  • Are they eating properly and able to shop and cook meals independently?
  • Are they able to manage medical care, schedule appointments, and take their medications?
  • Do they still have good judgement about whom they should trust?

Residents also enjoy all the fine amenities our assisted living apartments have to offer, all with no buy-in, so you don’t pay more to get what you want. Levels of Care We offer five levels of assistive care, ranging from occasional assistance to 24-hour nursing supervision. Assisted living care plans are customized to each residents’ specific needs.

  • Residential Living: No nursing supervision
  • Level I:  Medication monitoring and management
  • Level II:  All services from Level I plus assistance with dressing, two baths per week, make and change bed
  • Level III:  All services from Level II plus physical assistance with dressing and incontinence assistance
  • Level IV:  All services from Level III plus assistance to and from meals and feeding assistance
  • Respite Care also available

Residents at Friendship Assisted Living enjoy:

  • Assistance with grooming, dressing, bathing, medication management and personal care
  • Room options ranging from one-room apartments to three-room apartments with balcony
  • Access to Residents’ Center
  • A full calendar of supervised activities
  • Private transportation
  • Three nutritious meals, Served daily restaurant style in our dining room
  • Dietitian services available
  • Housekeeping services
  • Linen and personal laundry service

Outpatient Therapy  If you have suffered an injury or are considering a joint replacement and need pre or post-op care, Friendship Outpatient Therapy can offer you a customized program of physical, occupational, speech and massage therapies. Located right off of Hershberger Road, we service patients of all ages throughout the Roanoke and New River Valleys and accept most insurance. Physical Therapy: Restores function for individuals who have experienced neuromuscular or skeletal dysfunction.

  • Improve strength, balance, muscle function and range of motion
  • We collaborate with your orthopedist on your therapy program before and after joint replacement surgery
  • Training in mobility, gait, stability, posture and positioning, including methods for fall prevention
  • Acquatic rehab in our warm-water therapy pool with less impact on joints, beneficial for arthritis
  • Wellness education and home exercise programs
  • Specialty Parkinson’s Program

Occupational Therapy: Restores and maintains the functionality of daily living independence and safety.

  • Hand Therapy including splinting, fine-motor coordination and strengthening
  • Activities of daily living, self-care therapy and home modifications
  • Adaptive/Assistive equipment

Speech/Language Pathology: Addresses difficulties with communication, swallowing, and cognitive decline.

  • Improve swallowing to decrease choking risk
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Dementia Level Staging
  • VitalStim therapy to improve swallow function
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) LOUD

Additional Services Driving Evaluations

  • Evaluations include clinical and on-road assessments
  • If there’s a concern for safety, we’ll work with your physician, the DMV and Commonwealth of Virginia to ensure compliance of new regulations as of January 1, 2015

We are still welcoming admissions during this pandemic! Call 540.265.2100 today and tell our receptionist the level of care you or your loved one desires. Our team member will connect you with the appropriate admissions counselor. We look forward to hearing from you! Take care and stay well.

Lifestyle Amenities

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Controlled Building Entry
  • Emergency Notification System
  • Flexible Meal Plans
  • Furnished Meals
  • Gardening
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Outings / Day Trips
  • Outside Walking Paths
  • Pets Allowed
  • Private Rooms
  • Salon / Spa onsite
  • Social Programs / Event Schedule
  • Swimming Pool
  • Transportation Available

Medical Services

  • 24/7 Care Availability
  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Reminders
  • Occupational Therapy
  • On Site Home Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Registered Nurses
  • Speech Therapy

Funding Sources

  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Month to Month Leases
  • Private Funds
  • Private Health Insurance

Friendship Retirement Community

(540) 302-5390 Website 397 Hershberger Road
Roanoke, VA 24012