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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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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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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 »