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After More Than 50 Years, Old Pals Rekindle Friendship at The Village

It’s not hard to stay in touch with old friends these days. A quick search on Facebook, a friend request …

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Pull Up a Chair…At the New Friendship Village Tempe Sports Bar

  Credit: Jeff Van Zant (KHPO) It’s one of those places where everybody knows your name. The new sports bar …

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Dave Rushlo, Friendship Village Tempe Resident, Recalls How Woodworking Saved His Marriage

Sometimes, life leads us to a seemingly dead end street, only to provide a previously unseen way out. For Dave …

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Meet the Boomers – The Changing Face of Senior Living Is Here to Stay

What’s in a generation? Quite a bit if you talk with sociologists, who’ve been fascinated with the group commonly known …

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Friendship Village Tempe Leads the Way in Tech Expansion

As the nation’s 11th largest Life Plan Community, creating a meaningful retirement for the young-at-heart includes providing technology that helps …

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For Friendship Village Resident Bob Dolphin, There’s No Such Word as “Can’t”

Life threw a curveball at Friendship Village Tempe resident Bob Dolphin when he was still just a high schooler. A …

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Sculpting in Silence: Friendship Village’s John Bestall Hasn’t Let War Injury Hold Back His Talents

For John Bestall, the tragedy of losing his hearing during a World War II bomb blast hasn’t made life easy. …

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World Health Day 2017 Holds Special Meaning for Friendship Village Tempe

World Health Day is upon us (April 7), and this year’s theme, depression, is one of the most important mental …

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Thanks to Fine Dining, Romance Always in the Air at Friendship Village Tempe

Where’s the best place in the Tempe area for fine dining? If you’re searching, a retirement community might not be …

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Down on his luck, a Tempe man learns it takes a village

Originally posted on Imagine being down on your luck – out of a job and nearly homeless, on the …

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