Establishing a Routine at Home

Establishing a Routine at Home

By: Olivia Moore, Director of Programs As we all learn to navigate outside of our normal routines, the Friends may have a harder time with the transition. It can often be helpful for them to know what to expect and have structure to keep them from feeling out of...
Disability Day on the Hill 2019

Disability Day on the Hill 2019

On February 12, 2019 Friends Life Community participated in Disability Day on the Hill with nine friends, four staff members, and one parent. Disability Day on the Hill provided an opportunity for the Friends to meet and talk with state legislators at the Capitol to...
Tandem Troupe Builds Confidence

Tandem Troupe Builds Confidence

Meryl Streep once said, “Acting is not about being different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” Self-discovery and confidence building are at the heart of Friends Life Community’s Performing Arts Program. Under...
Creating Opportunities

Creating Opportunities

By: Waverly Ann Harris Often, when I am sitting with a new family in my office, they share a similar story with me. It is a story of their adult child being underestimated, being discounted, being forgotten, or lacking opportunities. Since the time of their child’s...
Works in Tandem 2018

Works in Tandem 2018

Works in Tandem, held December 1st at Main Street Gallery, was a collaborative art exhibit with the University School of Nashville. It explored what it means to engage creatively, in tandem, in a space where everyone belongs. “It’s really been such a joyful experience...