Lifelong Learning

Redefine your expectations

The Friends Homes community provides access to a well-rounded lifelong learning program that offers opportunities to engage the mind, body, and spirit. These include intellectual programs, art classes, book clubs, cooking classes, and off-campus excursions. Residents can also take advantage of the resources available at Guilford College, located across the street from the Guilford campus. This includes the chance to audit a class or access the Hege Library and Learning Technologies. Additionally, residents can attend renowned guest speaker events through Guilford's nationally acclaimed Bryan Series.

Friends Homes offers a variety of spaces that promote mental stimulation and enrichment. These spaces include libraries, auditoriums, and game rooms equipped with billiards, ping pong, and other activities. The Gateway Lounge is a great spot to relax and enjoy a movie or a game of cards. The Life Enrichment Center houses multimedia lecture halls that host events such as lifelong learning classes, health talks, and other educational programs. With so many options available, the possibilities for personal enrichment are endless.