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Feed My Starving Children
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Friendship Village Residents Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg

On Friday, June 8th, fifteen Friendship Village residents and three staff members, volunteered to work for two hours packing nutritious packets of chicken, vegetables, soy … Read more ›

Toni Higgins-Thrash, Jay O’Toole, Sandy Johnson and Burke MacDonald pose with video cameras in the Schaumburg Park District television studio.
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Lights, camera and action brought to viewers by Schaumburg seniors

An energetic senior volunteer group doesn’t need makeup or fancy costumes to create interesting local television. Burke MacDonald and Toni Higgins-Thrash are members of a … Read more ›

spirituality
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Memory of a Soul: Spiritual Care and Dementia

This is the first in a three-part series about the sessions led by Friendship Village associates and residents at the Life Services Network Conference. Planners … Read more ›

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Seniors Invited to Fraud Prevention Presentation at Library

Telemarketing and other types of scams targeting senior citizens will be featured in the “Fraud Presentation” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16 in the Rasmussen … Read more ›

Friendship Village Volunteer Coordinator Jeff Rose addressed attendees at the April 17th Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast.
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Friendship Village Honors Volunteers

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 … Read more ›

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money Smart Week 2012: Retirement Planning – Facts, Myths & Strategies

Learn strategies to plan for retirement. Discover why Social Security should not be your sole retirement strategy and how to use IRAs to build wealth. Read more ›

Reminder Overload
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Memory: The Good, the Bad and the Surprising

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 … Read more ›

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Hospitals, Community Agencies Working Together to Reduce Readmissions

AgeOptions and a group of community agencies and hospitals have been awarded funding by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for programs to … Read more ›

Iggy Cascio, an 80-year-old Schaumburg resident, celebrates with friend and 'green guy' John Atchison, who owns Dick Pond Athletics in Schaumburg, where Cascio buys his running gear. Cascio took first place in his age group at the Shamrock Shuffle Sunday. (Photo provided by Paolo Cascio)

Schaumburg octogenarian eying Chicago, Boston marathons

Iggy Cascio, an 80-year-old Schaumburg resident, doesn’t like standing still. He wants to run. He’s had setbacks in previous years, but after finishing top in … Read more ›

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Titanic Remembered

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 … Read more ›