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Friendship Village Honors Volunteers
Friendship Village Honors Volunteers
Apr 26, 2012

Daily Herald

Friendship Village Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, April 17th for National Volunteer Appreciation Week. The event honored community members who come to Friendship Village to volunteer, in addition to Friendship Village residents who...

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Events, Movies and TV Shows Mark 100th Anniversary of Titanic Tragedy
Events, Movies and TV Shows Mark 100th Anniversary of Titanic Tragedy
Apr 25, 2012

Daily Herald

It has been a century since the RMS Titanic passenger liner sank to its watery grave. One hundred years since the ship deemed “unsinkable” by its builders set out on its maiden journey from Southampton, England, to New York. On board, some of the world's wealthiest people —...

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Friendship Village Honors Volunteers
Friendship Village Honors Volunteers
Apr 24, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, April 17th for National Volunteer Appreciation Week. The event honored community members who come to Friendship Village to volunteer, in addition to Friendship Village residents who volunteer...

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Memory: The Good, the Bad and the Surprising
Memory: The Good, the Bad and the Surprising
Apr 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village will host Marlene Brusko, Psy.D, as she discusses the fascinating topic of memory including how to help eliminate or slow its deterioration, what research tells us about memory, and what are common beliefs and misconceptions.

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Understanding Medicare
Understanding Medicare
Apr 02, 2012

TribLocal

Are you trying to navigate the complexities of Medicare? If so, you’re far from alone. Are you wondering who is eligible for Medicare? Is there a specific enrollment period? What is a donut hole? If you have Medicare do you also need a supplemental insurance policy? What is Plan F? If...

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Titanic Remembered
Titanic Remembered
Mar 26, 2012

Daily Herald

Friendship Village in Schaumburg will team up with children’s author and storytelling performer Lynn Rymarz to give area residents a night to remember with a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 13.

“Titanic Remembered” will consist of...

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Titanic Remembered
Titanic Remembered
Mar 26, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village residents will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on Friday, April 13th. “Our residents grew up knowing about this enormous tragedy that had happened during their parents’ lifetimes. There’s really a fascination about it,” said Donna...

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Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement (F.I.I.V.E.)
Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement (F.I.I.V.E.)
Mar 25, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village of Schaumburg and Clearbrook of Arlington Heights have launched an innovative and inspirational partnership. Friendship Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community for adults ages 62 and older. Clearbrook is the largest provider in Illinois of programs,...

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Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Mar 13, 2012

TribLocal

Last fall, the In-House Schoolhouse program was introduced at Friendship Village. The lifelong learning initiative, integrated our residents who never cease wanting to learn, with our residents who love to teach and share their life experiences and knowledge. Due to the program’s...

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Centenarians at Friendship Village Reflect on Long, Satisfying Lives
Centenarians at Friendship Village Reflect on Long, Satisfying  Lives
Feb 24, 2012

Daily Herald

Ask Kathryn Marwitz of Schaumburg what the secret is to her long life, and she hardly misses a beat.

“I have no clue,” she quips. Then, reflecting on it a bit, she adds that hard work and staying busy has kept her young. She turns 102 next week.

“I always tried to do...

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Snow Tubing Adventure Planned
Snow Tubing Adventure Planned
Feb 23, 2012

TribLocal

Why should kids have all of the fun? Residents of Friendship Village will bundle up and head for the hills for a snow tubing adventure at Villa Olivia. As many as 14 residents in their 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s will be hitting the snow-covered slopes in what is a favorite winter...

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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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