The Management Agreement was entered into by Friends Association of Services for the Elderly (FASE), the owner of Friends House, and the PRS affiliate, Retirement Services, LLC (RSLLC). RSLLC is the corporation through which communities in California receive the benefit of PRS’s years of experience in owning, developing, and managing successful retirement communities in five states. Under the terms of the agreement, RSLLC will provide guidance and oversight to all departments at Friends House, including operations, accounting, human resources, and marketing. The Management Agreement was effective on May 1, 2012.
“Friends House offers a unique complement of services to seniors in a not-for-profit model that is very similar to our own,” says Brian McLemore, President and CEO of Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. “We’re looking forward to leveraging our professional teams, technologies, programs, and resources to support the Friends House staff and expand its success.”
“Friends House is excited about the opportunity to partner with PRS,” says David Culbreth, Executive Director of Friends House. “We were impressed with its knowledgeable staff, proven track record, and well-established tools and infrastructure. PRS is uniquely capable of providing us immediate benefit from its expertise.”
--To learn more about Friends House, call 707-538-0152 and visit www.FriendsHouse.org.
--To learn more about Pacific Retirement Services, Inc., call 1-888-724-6424 and visit www.PacificRetirement.com.
About Friends House
Nestled on seven acres in Santa Rosa, California, Friends House is a caring community of elders created in the Quaker Tradition of equality and simplicity. Open to all seniors, this licensed, not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community is composed of three interrelated programs: Independent Living apartments and houses, an Assisted Living Center offering 24-hour assistance, and a Medicare Certified Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center providing 24-hour care. Residents of Friends House also receive Adult Day Health Services on campus, provided by the Santa Rosa Community Health Center. In an atmosphere of informality and vitality, residents are engaged in activities on campus and in the outside community. Classes and events occur in the Fitness Center, the Craft Room, the well-stocked Library, and the Lobby and Common areas. There are several resident interest groups to choose from, and residents who enjoy gardening can work alongside local neighbors in the Community Garden.
About Pacific Retirement Services, Inc. (PRS)
Headquartered in Medford, Oregon, PRS develops, operates, and manages a growing family of 55 organizations. These include California affiliate Retirement Services, LLC, and affiliated Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), managed retirement communities, retirement communities receiving consulting services, affordable senior housing centers, and charitable foundations serving PRS residents. PRS also has a Community Services division that hosts the local chapters of national nonprofits and sends volunteers into the community to assist people in need. PRS is located at 965 Ellendale Drive, Medford, OR 97504. For more information, visit www.PacificRetirement.com and www.Retirement.org, and call 1-888-724-6424.
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