Founded in 1908, Fredericka Manor is one of the first retirement communities of its kind. The dream of businesswoman Emma Saylor, and made possible by the generous support of Henry Timken, it was founded on the desire to break the mold of traditional retirement homes. The community has always believed in the irrepressible spirit of the individual. It’s how we’ve been able to create a place where connectedness grows, full of camaraderie, instant friendships, and experiences to share.
Happenings & Highlights
A Fredericka Manor favorite, Dart Baseball is played in teams and has both a fall and spring season.
Held in the Clavinova Music Room, ukelele class is a fun way to pick up a new instrument.
Tuesday Night Music Programs
On Tuesday evenings, artists come and play a one-hour concert for residents.
Challenge your neighbors to a little friendly competition in the bocce tournaments and on the putting green.
Card and Table Games
Put your game face on and enjoy some poker, bridge, Mahjong, rummy tiles and more.
Dr. Dellefield, a licensed psychologist, leads guided discussions with residents.
Current Event Discussions
Celebrating the wisdom of our community, residents plan and lead discussion groups around a variety of current events.
Get on a stationary bike and join our team, the Fredericka Manor Cyclepaths, national CyberCycling champions.
Residents are invited to present about their travels and life adventures, followed by a question-and-answer session.
Powered by our people.
Residents, Chula Vista locals, San Diegans, family members near and far. We’re all about our community here. It’s how we foster a spirit of engagement, encouraging people to get involved and find new ways to make Fredericka Manor better for those who live and work here.
For residents, by residents
Our communities are full of passionate people. To celebrate that, we started Shine!, a life enrichment program. It’s all about getting in touch with the unique skills of the individuals who make up our communities and giving everyone the space to be a teacher—and a student. Through this program, we invite everyone to tell us what is important and interesting to them, and then we make those experiences happen.
Help in Emma’s convenience store or serve on the popular Hospitality or Garden Committee. Whatever your specialty or passion is, your assistance is greatly appreciated. Having residents as volunteers is the best way to get people engaged and ensure that Fredericka Manor stays true to the people who live here.
If you are not a resident of Fredericka Manor, but you are interested in learning more about the variety of volunteer opportunities, please contact Marsela Obregon-Molina, director of human resources at Fredericka Manor Care Center at 619.427.2777 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make a donation
Thanks to generous donors and supporters, the Front Porch Communities Foundation (FPCF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization, helps older people flourish. Gifts to the FPCF assist residents who outlive their resources and support community improvements that enhance the quality of life. Employees also benefit through donations to the HEART Fund and Scholarship Funds. Your charitable donations through FPCF are tax-deductible as allowed by the IRS.
FPCF works with each Front Porch community, its executive director, and residents to raise funds that benefit your community.
Click below to make an online donation or please call: 800.233.3709.