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You’re invited to The Power of the Purse, Purse Drive Happy Hour hosted by The Weitz Company on Wednesday, August 3rd. Attendees are asked to bring a gently loved or new designer purse or donation*. All items collected will be donated for the Beatitudes Sixth Annual Power of the Purse. For more information about this annual fundraiser please […]
It’s been a hot Arizona summer, but the real heat is coming to Tempe in August. Celebrity Chef Bal Arneson of the Cooking Channel is bringing her “Spice Goddess” reputation to Friendship Village Tempe, a local retirement community. On Wednesday, August 10, Arneson will spend most of the day at the community, meeting with the […]
They spent their lives in hospitals and doctor’s offices. Some of them even cared for the sick and wounded overseas during World War II. Today, they’re known as the Nightingales, a group of 40 retired nurses, all residents of Friendship Village Tempe, a local retirement community, whose passion for the profession is as strong as […]
A million pounds is a lot of anything. A million pounds of laundry is a bit like running a Boeing 747 through your machine. No small task. At Friendship Village Tempe, a local retirement community, hitting the million pound mark for laundry in a year wouldn’t happen without a connection to local charity that all […]
On Tuesday, March 8, Beatitudes Campus dedicated Patty’s Garden, a sensory/healing garden that is specifically designed for people with dementia and their loved ones. Funds to build the garden were donated by the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust on the occasion of the retirement of Harriet Ivey, founding CEO and President.
Like it or not, we are all aging. For the first 20 years, it’s a growth experience. The next 40, its a performance ethic. From then on, for almost all of us, our lives have a coping quotient. The jog that was once made without thought now has a partner: Ibuprophen. Getting out of a […]
Total U.S. spending on prescription drugs by individuals, insurers and governments jumped 13 percent last year – the largest increase since 2001. One in four Americans report having difficulty paying for medications. Older Americans are somewhat shielded from the full impact of rising drug prices by Medicare’s Part D program, which greatly expanded their coverage. […]
When Washington attorney John Rehm was walking with his wife, NPR talk-show host Diane Rehm, in 2005, she noticed a different sound in his footfall, a shuffle. It was the first sign their lives would never be the same. John Rehm would soon be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. As his condition worsened, the couple made […]
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