Every day, Friendship Village of Columbus presents endless experiences to make the most of every moment. With over thirty-six years of experience in senior living, and with a great partner in United Church Homes, we work daily to exceed the expectations of every resident who calls Friendship Village of Columbus home.
Here, you can explore the freedom that comes from maintenance-free living and enjoy the peace of mind that true Lifecare brings with all levels of care within one, familiar setting. Multiple services and amenities make it easy to actively pursue what you’d rather be doing, while genuinely friendly neighbors and staff lend a sense of warmth.
Located close to beautiful Westerville, Friendship Village of Columbus provides our residents with a peaceful setting where they can enjoy a lifestyle of active growth and discovery with activities and programs specifically designed to fulfill life-long dreams. Whether it’s a day filled full of shopping, cultural events or community activities, Friendship Village of Columbus is located near the heart of it all.
Over 350 individuals call Friendship Village of Columbus their home. Friendship Village of Columbus consists of 220 Independent Living apartments, 49 Assisted Living apartments, a 14 suite Secured Memory Care Household and an 80-bed Skilled Nursing Facility on a beautifully landscaped 20-acre campus. We have a long, well established reputation and are proud to offer Lifecare residents a home for life. With all the conveniences of a small village under one roof, Friendship Village of Columbus provides a secure, comfortable setting with a warm, friendly atmosphere.
To promote independence, wellness, and community for older adults in an active and friendly continuing-care environment.
We are a community that values:
Caring for each other
Personal choice and common effort
Mutual respect and diversity
Honesty and personal responsibility
Fiscal responsibility and strategic planning
Tom Knight, Representing Friendship Village
Tom moved to Friendship Village in March, 2013 and currently serves on the Scholarship Committee in addition to his NCC duties. He is no stranger to the Northland area having lived in Forest Park East for 30 years during which time he was active in the Forest Park Civic Association, serving as an Area Representative, Block Captain and member of the Welcoming Committee. He graduated from Marshall University (then College) in 1955 with a BA in Elementary Education and in 1967 earned an MA Degree in Administration from OSU. He worked for the Columbus City Schools for more than 30 years as a teacher and as a principal, retiring in 1990. He is married to Barbara, whom he met at Marshall, and they have 2 sons, Tom and Andy, both of whom reside in the Central Ohio area. He served in the US Army from 1956 – 58 and was stationed in France for most of that time.