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Posted Jun 10, 2013
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...Read More »
Posted Mar 08, 2017
As an exercise physiologist, Jessica Enriquez is the ultimate role model. Not only does she talk the talk and walk the walk…she also bears the weight….substantial weight. Literally. The tiny woman who weighs in at 114 pounds dripping wet, is a competitive powerlifter, able to squat and deadlift...Read More »
Posted Feb 27, 2017
Friendship Village in Schaumburg held its first Opportunities Fair earlier this month. The resident-driven event featured the community’s abundant clubs, committees and interest groups. “The Opportunities Fair presented everything that happens here,” said Jessica Enriquez, manager of wellness...Read More »
Posted Feb 25, 2017
It was a fierce competition as residents of Friendship Village took on members of the Schaumburg Fire Department in the annual Winter Classic Floor Hockey tournament. The Chicago Blackhawk mascot Tommy Hawk made an appearance, providing entertainment.Read More »
Posted Feb 13, 2017
There was little if any mercy shown as 15 residents of Friendship Village Schaumburg played aggressive rounds of laser tag at the Main Event in Hoffman Estates last week.
The idea for the outing was presented by staff to the resident-run wellness committee. “They really didn’t know what laser...Read More »
Posted Jan 22, 2017
Forty years ago, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer; Fidel Castro became president of Cuba and Barry Manilow recorded his #1 hit,“I Write the Songs”.
But most notably for the Schaumburg community, Friendship Village, one of the first and largest senior living communities in...Read More »
Posted Jan 21, 2017
On Monday, January 17th, Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through a day of service.
“Each year on MLK Day, we undertake community service projects. This year, MLK Day was about seniors helping seniors. In the morning, more than 200 peanut butter and...Read More »
Posted Jan 06, 2017
Bearing glad tidings and gifts, residents of Friendship Village Schaumburg made their annual December visit to Children’s Home and Aid in Schaumburg. They brought a vast collection of donated household items for the Parent Pantry at Marletta Darnall Schaumburg Child and Family Center. The...Read More »
Posted Dec 10, 2016
On Saturday, December 10th, 14 residents and staff from Friendship Village joined thousands of their neighbors and peers, for the Hope Filled Holiday Meal Packing Event. Held at Schaumburg Convention Center, the community-wide event benefited Feed My Starving Children. For three days, volunteers...Read More »
Posted Nov 28, 2016
Friendship Village of Schaumburg’s Briarwood Healthcare Center has been reported as being one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News and World Report. This prestigious honor is awarded to only the top nursing homes, providing high quality and attentive care.
Friendship Village is a...Read More »
Posted Nov 27, 2016
Residents and staff at Friendship Village of Schaumburg wrote out and signed 400 holiday cards to be sent to U.S. troops in time for Christmas. The cards, along with candy canes, will be distributed through Packages for Patriots. The non-profit organizes and sends care packages to U.S. troops.
In...Read More »
Posted Nov 10, 2016
Friendship Village has been named as one of three recipients of the 2017 NuStep Pinnacle Award in the Senior Living Division. The international award, presented by NuStep, Inc., recognizes excellence in whole-person wellness programming for older adults.
Implementation of the seven dimensions of...Read More »
Posted Oct 28, 2016
They’ve waited patiently and faithfully for a long time. A really long time. Some die-hard Cubs fans who are residents of Friendship Village are anticipating the remainder of the World Series with great excitement. “This is going to be the year. From the beginning of the season, that’s what I’ve...Read More »
Posted Oct 14, 2016
Friendship Village Schaumburg is committed to its current residents while also making sure to prepare for residents of the future. "The more residents we have coming in, the more technologically savvy they are. We’re evolving as they’re evolving,” said Roberta Anglin, lifestyles production...Read More »
Posted Sep 28, 2016
Maegan Jong has learned at a very young age about "the importance and beauty of sharing and learning." The 15-year old resident of Palatine spent the summer teaching Mandarin to residents of Friendship Village in Schaumburg.
Maegan, who is a sophomore at William Fremd High School explained that...Read More »
Posted Sep 18, 2016
Friendship Village’s 9th Annual Silver Games were the most successful to date, drawing approximately 400 participants competing in almost 30 different events over the course of five days. The event features friendly competition for individuals ages 62 and over to encourage exercise of both the...Read More »
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