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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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Friendship Village Residents Hit the Slopes
Friendship Village Residents Hit the Slopes
Posted Feb 26, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Residents from Friendship Village and our sister community GreenFields of Geneva hit the slopes at Villa Olivia earlier this month. Braving the cold, approximately a dozen residents and associates enjoyed our second annual snow-tubing adventure which provided the opportunity for everyone to enjoy...

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Red Knights Visit Friendship Village
Red Knights Visit Friendship Village
Posted Feb 23, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Residents of Friendship Village were treated to a visit by the Red Knights of Medieval Times at our annual Valentine’s Day party.

Each year, Medieval castles from around the country participate in a Week of Chivalry, bringing random acts of kindness to their communities.  In Schaumburg, this...

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Friendship Village Stars in WGN Around Town Segment
Friendship Village Stars in WGN Around Town Segment
Posted Feb 23, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

They were looking for a vibrant and energetic senior living community with which to spend "their" day, and Friendship Village was the perfect fit.  Four "U.S. Presidents" spent President's Day, particiapting in yoga, eating lunch, singing, playing water volleyball, and more, with our residents....

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Celebrating Presidents Day with former presidents
Posted Feb 17, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

The Presidents took center stage, as they should on their day, live with the WGN Morning News and WithLincolnProductions, Mike Toomey and Jeff Hoover.

Ana Belaval toured the community with "Presidents" Washington, Lincoln and William Henry Harrison.

Below are a couple snippets from the TV...

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Coconut Tres Leches Hot Chocolate
Coconut Tres Leches Hot Chocolate
Posted Jan 13, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Coconut Tres Leches Hot Chocolate

Yield: Makes 4 1-cup servings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

    2 cups milk (anything from fat-free to whole milk)
    1 (14-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk, light or regular
    2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk (about 1/2 of a 14-ounce can)...Read More »


Mutually Beneficial Collaboration with Hoover Math and Science Academy
Mutually Beneficial Collaboration with Hoover Math and Science Academy
Posted Jan 06, 2015 in News & Events » Community News

Friendship Village and Hoover Math and Science Academy, both of Schaumburg, have a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship. For years, seniors from Friendship Village have visited and helped out as teachers’ aides in the Hoover classrooms.

More recently, the two entities joined...

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Care Cap Crusaders
Care Cap Crusaders
Posted Dec 22, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

The Care Cap Crusaders of Friendship Village sent 133 hand made hats to Halos of Hope.  This brings the total of caps made and donated by Friendship Village since 2009 to 2865.  Halos of Hope provides hats to children and adults with medical hair loss resulting from radiation or chemotherapy....Read More »


Friendship Village Celebrates the Holidays
Friendship Village Celebrates the Holidays
Posted Dec 18, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

While times at Friendship Village are always packed with wonderful opportunities to be with friends and family and enjoy great programs and activities, the community becomes even more alive during the holiday season.  Click here to watch some of the highlights of Christmas in the Village 2014. ...Read More »


Holidays at Friendship VIllage
Holidays at Friendship VIllage
Posted Dec 16, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

The holidays are a special time of year and one that is treasured at Friendship Village Schaumburg.  It is observed however, with sensitivity to the fact that older adults have, not only diverse traditions, but also different sentiments. “The holiday season always brings mixed emotions in a...

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Friendship Village Supports Children’s Home and Aid
Friendship Village Supports Children’s Home and Aid
Posted Dec 14, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

On Friday, December 12th, the residents of Friendship Village delivered donated items to the Children's Home Aid Marietta Darnall Schaumburg Child and Family Center. This not-for-profit organization provides subsidized services to low-income, high-risk families in Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates and...

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Friendship Village Launches Associates’ Skills Lab
Friendship Village Launches Associates’ Skills Lab
Posted Nov 17, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

Friendship Village held a blessing event for its new, associates’ skills lab which it introduced earlier this month.  Friendship Village is now the only continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Illinois to have a comprehensive skills lab on site. 

The skills lab, which was funded by...

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Friendship Village Wins Prestigious Landscaping Award
Friendship Village Wins Prestigious Landscaping Award
Posted Oct 31, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

Friendship Village has received the Village of Schaumburg’s prestigious Annual Landscape Award in the category of Most Improved Landscaping /Residential.  The award was presented at the Schaumburg Village Council meeting on October 28th. 

The Village of Schaumburg Environmental Committee...

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Fall Butternut Squash Soup
Fall Butternut Squash Soup
Posted Sep 25, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

Fall is the perfect weather for a hearty bowl of soup. This Butternut Squash recipe is sure to warm your soul, and it’s one of the favorite dishes of residents at Friendship Village.

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

Original recipe makes 6 servings

6 tablespoons chopped onion
4 tablespoons...

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Friendship Senior Options Foundation Honors Former Governor Jim Edgar
Friendship Senior Options Foundation Honors Former Governor Jim Edgar
Posted Sep 24, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar will be presented with Friendship Senior Option Foundation’s Sterling Friendship Award on Friday, September 26th. The prestigious honor recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of seniors in our society. “Each honoree advocates positive perceptions of aging...

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Centenarian On-the-Go!
Centenarian On-the-Go!
Posted Sep 15, 2014 in News & Events » Community News

Rather than simply experiencing her triple digit age, Kathryn Marwitz is enthusiastically embracing it and enjoying just about every minute. The 104 year old may be the oldest resident of Friendship Village but her energy, sense of humor and charisma belie her advanced years. “I call her busy...

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