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Using Accessible Public Transportation
Using Accessible Public Transportation
Feb 07, 2012

TribLocal

Approximately four dozen Friendship Village residents have attended programs sponsored by the RTA, focusing on the use of accessible public transportation. Presenter Craig Yunker said that the program is designed to help increase awareness about the ease of using Pace, Metra and the...

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Hiring and Leading Creative Activities Staff
Hiring and Leading Creative Activities Staff
Feb 01, 2012

Written by Friendship Village lifestyles director Michael McCann and appearing in LivingAge Magazine

What type of person has the skill set to strategically plan for the future, concentrate on the here and now and make an impact on individuals as well as a community? It may be a CEO, but it...

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Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Jan 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village is introducing a class which, through lecture and hands-on experience, will allow participants to explore The Wonders of Science. The ten-week course will cover a fascinating variety of topics. Featured, will be the study of forensics, such as that shown in the...

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Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Jan 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is celebrating its 35th anniversary through a series of programs, events and honors which will begin in February and continue throughout the year.

Click here to read more about Friendship Village's 35th anniversary celebration as it appears in...

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Friendship Village Seeks to Ensure Spiritual Well
Friendship Village Seeks to Ensure Spiritual Well
Jan 04, 2012

Daily Herald

The chaplains at Friendship Village of Schaumburg seek to ensure the spiritual well-being of all residents.

Religion is not synonymous with spirituality according to the Rev. Shawn Kafader, a chaplain at Friendship Village. “In my own voice, I believe that every person has...

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The Silver Games
The Silver Games
Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Schaumburg area seniors competed in the Silver Games, a series of competitions for 60 and up organized by the Schaumburg Park District and Friendship Village of Schaumburg.

Click here to read more about the Silver Games as the story appears in TribLocal.

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Friendship Village Extends In House Schoolhouse
Friendship Village Extends In House Schoolhouse
Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response, Friendship Village has extended its In House Schoolhouse program which was introduced earlier this fall. In House Schoolhouse, a series of weekly sessions covering a wide variety of topics, is conducted by residents of Friendship Village...

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Sharing the Warmth
Sharing the Warmth
Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village’s Project Linus volunteers are receiving some help from an unexpected, but well-appreciated source. KarlHeintz Megger, a second grade student at Michael Collins Elementary School in Schaumburg is launching a drive to collect supplies for the Friendship Village team...

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Spiritual Well-Being
Spiritual Well-Being
Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Religion is not synonymous with spirituality according to Reverend Shawn Kafader, a chaplain at Friendship Village. “In my own voice, I believe that every person has spirituality, whether or not they are aware of it. Spirituality is the part of us that connects with something beyond...

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