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LeadingAge NC Honors Local Professionals

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. and Friends Homes, Inc. are pleased to announce that three staff members have been honored by LeadingAge North Carolina. Among those recognized were Hank Lovvorn, Vice-President and Director of Operations, for The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. (PHI), Kelli Underhill, Community Mentor, with River Landing at Sandy Ridge, and Sanela Basic, Services Manager over dining, at the West campus of Friends Homes, Inc. (FHI). The awards ceremony, held at LeadingAge North Carolina’s 62nd annual conference and trade show, was hosted in Asheville, on May 16.

River Landing at Sandy Ridge Residential Expansion

River Landing

River Landing at Sandy Ridge is pleased to announce the expansion of its continuing care retirement community located on 162-acres in Colfax, NC. The planned development, set to begin summer 2018, includes 22 cottage homes, 36 hybrid apartments, wellness center addition, health care renovation and a new clubhouse for the existing golf course.

Currie legacy to Presbyterian based St. Andrews University and Scotia Village demonstrates faith, belief in education and commitment to help others

Scotia Village

St. Andrews University and Scotia Village retirement community announced today that the Estate of John D. Currie, Jr., over the past two years, has distributed gifts totaling more than $2.7 million to the two Presbyterian based organizations located in Scotland County. Mr. Currie was a resident of Scotia Village at the time of his death in 2014 and was a long-time trustee of St. Andrews. The philanthropic legacy Mr. Currie leaves behind is a demonstration of his faith, his belief in education and his desire to provide a safety net for his fellow neighbors.

Wilson M. Sheldon, Jr. to Retire from Friends Homes, Inc.

After 34 years, the Chief Executive Officer of Friends Homes, Inc., a resident of Greensboro, is set to retire on December 31, 2016.

The Presbyterian Homes receives a Favorable Rating from Fitch

Fitch Ratings assigned an 'A-' rating to bonds to be issued by the North Carolina Medical Care Commission on behalf of The Presbyterian Homes Obligated Group. The Obligated Group includes The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. (PHI), The Presbyterian Homes Foundation, Inc. and Glenaire, Inc., which is an affiliate of PHI.

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. Announces Partnership to enhance Raleigh’s Largest Affordable Apartment Community for Seniors

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. (PHI), based in High Point, an accredited continuing care retirement community leader, and DHIC, Inc., a non-profit affordable housing developer based in Raleigh, have announced a planned $33 million purchase and rehabilitation of Capital Towers, Raleigh’s largest affordable apartment community for seniors located at 4808-4812 Six Forks Road in North Hills.

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. to provide management services for Friends Homes, Inc.

Friends Homes, Inc. has entered into a management services agreement with PHI Management Services, LLC. After several years of discussion and strategic planning, the Board of Trustees of Friends Homes, Inc. and the Board of Governors of The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. approved this step that will allow PHI Management Services, LLC to provide management and marketing services for the communities owned by Friends Homes, Inc. PHI Management Services, LLC is wholly owned by The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. The agreement began on May 1.

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. Announces New Members Who Will Serve on Its Board of Governors

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. announces the election of three new members who will serve on its Board of Govenors. The new board members are: Mr. David Coulter, The Reverend Dr. Diane L. Givens Moffett and The Reverend Dr. Byron A. Wade.

Clarell Litchford receives award from LeadingAge NC

Clarell Litchford, Executive Director of Scotia Village, was presented with the Career Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 59th Annual LeadingAge NC Spring Conference held at Pinehurst Resort earlier this week. This is LeadingAge NC’s highest award and is presented to a distinguished employee of a member community who has demonstrated exemplary leadership. Additionally, the recipient has promoted the nonprofit mission of the community thereby elevating the greater work of LeadingAge NC.

New Executive Director Named for Scotia Village

After an extensive search, The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. and the Scotia Village Board of Trustees are announcing that Allen Johnson has been selected as the new Executive Director at Scotia Village. Mr. Johnson joined Scotia Village as Director of Marketing in 2008, having previously worked in sales and the newspaper industry. In 2012, while continuing to serve in his Marketing capacity, he embarked on the Administrator in Training program and upon successful completion, was promoted to Assistant Director in March, 2013. He is a graduate of St. Andrews University.

The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. Maintains Five-Star Rating in All Communities

Clarell Litchford, Executive Director, to Retire from Scotia Village

Scotia Village

Since 1986, Clarell Litchford has been devoted to the mission of Scotia Village, a continuing care retirement community located in Laurinburg, N.C. This week, Litchford and The Presbyterian Homes, Inc. management made the announcement to the Scotia Village Board of Trustees, residents, and staff of her plans to retire in May of this year.

Resident Involvement: Volunteering in Both Glenaire and Local Community


Volunteerism among seniors is on the rise. Studies have shown, investing time in others leads to better health and greater feelings of contentment and self-esteem. Accumulated life experiences, mature perspectives and highly developed skillsets make seniors ideal volunteers. A big part of the Glenaire lifestyle is volunteering to help improve our local community, and the world at large.

River Landing at Sandy Ridge Awarded CARF-CCAC Accreditation

River Landing

CARF-CCAC has announced that River Landing at Sandy Ridge, has been awarded a Five-Year Term of Accreditation. River Landing at Sandy Ridge, located in Colfax, N.C., is a continuing care retirement community and a division of The Presbyterian Homes, Inc.

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