Welcome to 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. In an atmosphere of informality and vitality, residents are engaged in activities of everyday life here as well as in the outside community.

Open to all older people, Friends House is composed of four interrelated programs: Independent Living apartments and houses, an Assisted Living facility, a Medicare / Medi-Cal certified Health Services and Rehabilitation Center.

The Rehabilitation Center at Friends House is available for inpatient and outpatient services and provides state-of-the-art rehabilitation resources in a spacious, well-lit, welcoming set of rooms designed to help patients reach their rehab goals. Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and … [Read More]


Support the Mission of Friends House You can help improve the quality of life for the Friends House community. For more than thirty years community support has been an integral component of Friends House and the generosity continues today. All gifts, large and small, are welcome and help … [Read More]


Friends House Health and Rehabilitation Center Get Better, Return Home At Friends House, we provide skilled nursing healthcare services in a warm, residential environment. Our Health Services and Rehabilitation Center offers an array of rehabilitation services, short-term health care for … [Read More]

Skilled Nursing with Therapy Dog

The Friends House Assisted Living Center is warm and inviting with a family-like atmosphere. It is located across from Friends House main building and accommodates six individuals. The Assisted Living Center offers 24-hour per day help with activities of daily living, medication management, and … [Read More]

Enjoying Lunch at Friends House

Welcome to Friends House Independent Living! Four clusters of one and two-bedroom garden apartments and a few multi-bedroom houses on seven beautiful acres in Rincon Valley make up the Independent Living community at Friends House. All homes are one-story at ground level. Each of the four … [Read More]


Socially Responsible Investing

Workshop presented by Jeff Perkins

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
7:15 - 8:30 PM
Refreshments Provided in the Lobby at 6:45 PM

PerkinsJeff Perkins is the Executive Director of Friends Fiduciary, a Quaker non-profit organization that provides professional, low cost, socially responsible investment management services to Friends meetings, churches and organizations. Jeff has over 35 years of financial management experience working in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. Before joining Friends Fiduciary, he was Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration at The Franklin Institute. He has served on a number of non-profit boards. Jeff is a longtime Friend and currently a member of Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting in Philadelphia where he served as Treasurer and on the Finance, Worship & Ministry and Peace & Social Concerns committees.

IMG_1440 Socially responsible investing is becoming more and more important to people as they desire to have their investments made in companies that are in alignment with their values. Join Jeff for an interactive discussion and discover what socially responsible investing means to you.

For more information contact: Mira Wonderwheel, Friends House Development Director at (707) 573-4511 or mwonderwheel@retirement.org.

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