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Chaplain's Artwork on Display

Posted on Jul 19, 2018

His artistic journey began when he was in first grade. This is evidenced by his inaugural masterpiece, matted and framed in his exhibition along with his religious icons, nature watercolors and more.  Since that time 50+ years ago, Chaplain Shawn Kafader of Friendship Village retirement community
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The Thrill of a Farmers' Market

Posted on Jun 24, 2018

On June 1, the Friday after school let out, I did something I’ve never done before and never thought I’d want to. My grandmother, Lillian Barnes, and I went to opening day at the Olde Schaumburg Centre Farmers’ Market. When I called her to see what we’d do that day (I visit Gram at Friendship
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Person-centered dementia & Alzheimer’s care in Chicagoland

Posted on Dec 4, 2017

It might be the words to a song recalled. Or a warm smile returned. Or a family story shared. Or confusion and frustration soothed. There may not yet be a cure for  Alzheimer’s disease, but at In our memory support neighborhoods—Reflections at Willows Assisted Living and Reflections at Briarwood