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The Secret Garden Project: Watch Our Progress Through Our Photos
The Secret Garden Project: Watch Our Progress Through Our Photos
Posted Jun 10, 2013 in News & Events » Community News

Residents of Willows Assisted Living now have a beautiful new garden to enjoy, thanks to the completion of the with renovation of the Secret Garden.

The first Capital Campaign Project of the Friendship Senior Service Foundation, the Secret Garden completes the Campus Master Plan’s initiative to...

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Celebrating More Than 700 Years of Marital Bliss
Celebrating More Than 700 Years of Marital Bliss
Posted Jul 27, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

More than 700 years of marital bliss were celebrated as 13 couples from Friendship Village of Schaumburg renewed their wedding vows on Friday, July 24th.  Chaplains Shawn Kafader and Richard Oas lead the non-denominational service for married couples wishing to reaffirm their commitment to each...

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Friendship Village Launches Friendly Remedies Pharmacy
Friendship Village Launches  Friendly Remedies Pharmacy
Posted Jun 30, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

When needing to drop off prescriptions or pick up medications, residents are not able to do so from within the comfort and convenience of their Friendship Village of Schaumburg home.  The retirement community has opened its Friendly Remedies pharmacy. The first of its kind in a retirement...

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Circle of Friends Includes One and All
Circle of Friends Includes One and All
Posted Jun 24, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

“Everyone needs a cheerleader,” said Joshlyn Johnson, coordinator of a program at Friendship Village of Schaumburg that encourages new or reluctant residents to join the many activities and social events at the community. It was with that realization in mind that she established Circle of...

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Another Home Run for Friendship Village and Schaumburg Boomers
Another Home Run for Friendship Village and Schaumburg Boomers
Posted Jun 23, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

It’s another home run as Friendship Village of Schaumburg and members of Schaumburg Boomers enjoy their third summer together.  In a win-win relationship between the two community-oriented organizations, Friendship Village is hosting three members of the professional baseball team for the summer....Read More »


Residents Visit Starved Rock
Residents Visit Starved Rock
Posted Jun 22, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Earlier this month, 12 residents of Friendship Village participated in an excursion to Starved Rock State Park. The first over-night adventure coordinated by Friendship Village, included hiking around the beautiful grounds, viewing of Art in the Park Woodcarvings, a campfire with s'mores, trolley...

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The Bard Turns 450
The Bard Turns 450
Posted Jun 01, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

The 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare was celebrated at Friendship Village through a series of programs and activities planned to honor the Bard. “The residents of Friendship Village are well-educated and have diverse interests.  We know many of them are avid devotees of...

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Bullseye!
Bullseye!
Posted May 26, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

There was an impressive number of bullseye shots as 14 residents of Friendship Village of Schaumburg went shooting at Chicago Archery Academy in Elmhurst. The archers, most of who have not shot before, were between the ages of 69 and 92.  “Archery is a great activity for all ages, genders and...

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Annual Visit to Hines VA
Annual Visit to Hines VA
Posted May 20, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

On Thursday, April 30th, two buses full of our residents went to Edward Hines, Jr., Veterans Administration Hospital for our 3rd annual visit. This year, the Friendship Village arts and craft group made more than 240 neck pillows to distribute to patients of Hines VA. The soft, colorful pillows...

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The Art of Friendship
The Art of Friendship
Posted Apr 19, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

“We have seen healing, a lot of healing, and a lot of acceptance of the past and present,” said Chaplain Shawn Kafader of Friendship Village.  “People have found purpose.  People who hadn’t felt like they had anything to contribute have created beautiful pieces of art.” For the past eight months,...

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Senior Speed Demons Hit the Tracks
Senior Speed Demons Hit the Tracks
Posted Apr 14, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Friendship Village resident Anna Hauser never had a driver’s license.  This did not stop her from putting the pedal to the medal her first time behind a steering wheel last week.  Completely obliterating the common (mis)perception of activities for aging adults, Friendship Village Schaumburg has...

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Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes
Asparagus with Balsamic Tomatoes
Posted Apr 14, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

This recipe is not only quick but also versatile. Try one of our three variations to spice things up: raisin and pine nut, sesame-ginger glazed, or lemon-tarragon.

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

1 pound asparagus, trimmed
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 cups halved grape tomatoes...Read More »


FSO Communities Earn Prestigious Recognition
FSO Communities Earn Prestigious Recognition
Posted Apr 10, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

For the fifth consecutive year, Friendship Village of Schaumburg was named as Best Retirement/Assisted Living Community in the Chicagoland area in Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards. This is the third consecutive year that GreenFields of Geneva was also named Best Retirement/Assisted Living...

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Videos Sharpen Focus on Lifestyle at Friendship Village
Videos Sharpen Focus on Lifestyle at Friendship Village
Posted Mar 30, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Roberta Anglin is bringing a whole new dimension to chronicling resident activities at Friendship Village, where she has been employed as lifestyles production coordinator for nearly a year. When residents go rock climbing, indoor skydiving, snow tubing, and go-carting (yes, you read that right),...

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Best Brownie Ever Challenge
Best Brownie Ever Challenge
Posted Mar 25, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

The competition was fierce and the fragrance divine as ten residents of Friendship Village competed in the first Best Brownie Ever Challenge. “There’s not much in life as perfect as great chocolate and this was a competition to determine the very best of the best,” said Jeanette Magdaleno,...

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Lifestyles Department Wins Third Impact Award
Lifestyles Department Wins Third Impact Award
Posted Mar 24, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

For the third time in the past four years, the Lifestyles Department of Friendship Village Schaumburg has earned the prestigious Impact Award in LeadingAge Illinois 2015 Honoring Excellence Award Program. LeadingAge is the largest eldercare association in Illinois, representing the leading...

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