The Stony Run Friends Meeting founded Broadmead as a way to serve the needs of older persons. It opened in 1979 as a private, not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community. Broadmead continues to operate under the guidance and ownership of a Quaker-guided, not-for-profit corporation.
The Quaker values – which speak to capacity for love, concern for one another, personal integrity, an appreciation for the simple things in life, and the belief that “There is that of God in everyone” – are still the cornerstone of this multi-denominational community. The name Broadmead comes from an historic Quaker site in
The property on which Broadmead stands was originally called Holly Hill. The Holly Hill farmhouse, believed to have been built in the mid to late 1700s, still stands. It’s now a historic landmark known as Holly House. It serves as a Broadmead guest house and venue for private parties.
Is to foster independence, growth, and the opportunities in elderhood by supporting a dynamic community, providing exceptional health services, developing collaborative relationships and upholding Quaker values.
Is to be a leader in the development of high quality, innovative solutions that enrich the lives of older people; promote relationships; and create opportunities as it extends its mission of service in the Quaker tradition.