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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

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 Among the Very Best
Friendship VIllage Among the Very Best
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...

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Holiday Greetings for U.S. Troops
Holiday Greetings for U.S. Troops
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...

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Friendship Village Wins Prestigious Pinnacle Award
Friendship Village Wins Prestigious Pinnacle Award
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...

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Lifelong Cubs Fans
Lifelong Cubs Fans
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...

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Friendship Village Introduces Resident Portal
Friendship Village Introduces Resident Portal
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...

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Teaching and Learning at All Ages: Residents Learn Mandarin from Teenage Instructor
Teaching and Learning at All Ages: Residents Learn Mandarin from Teenage Instructor
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...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Ninth Annual Silver Games
Friendship Village Celebrates Ninth Annual Silver Games
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...

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Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff
Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff
Posted Sep 07, 2016

They danced, sang and strutted their stuff as residents of Friendship Village participated in the community's annual talent show. 

"I am constantly amazed at the talent of many of our residents. Some of them have professional vocal and instrumental experience, and are so generous is sharing it...

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New Friendship Village Chaplain Journeys Along Residents of All Faiths
New Friendship Village Chaplain Journeys Along Residents of All Faiths
Posted Aug 28, 2016

“I’m not a garb girl,” said Rev. Caryn Baham, new chaplain at Friendship Village.  Replacing Chaplain Richard Oas, who retired after 12 years of service at Friendship Village, Chaplain Caryn is not one to wear clerical robes or stoles.  Nor is she one to preach, proselytize or try to change minds. ...

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Resident on the Go!
Resident on the Go!
Posted Aug 23, 2016

He still works, fishes, plays tennis and swims.  New to his repertoire however are working out, rock climbing, iFly indoor skydiving and Wii bowling.  Allan Dalgleish, affectionately known as Big Al, moved to Friendship Village Schaumburg four years ago, and is using his free time to enjoy long...

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Residents Volunteer for Feed My Starving Children
Residents Volunteer for Feed My Starving Children
Posted Aug 02, 2016

In the spirit of Hero Week at Friendship Village, our residents volunteered at Feed My Starving Children on Wednesday, July 27th. Together with other volunteers, we packed 99 boxes of food. This will provide 21,384 meals to children in Haiti who would suffer from hunger and malnutrition if not for...

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Celebrating Superheroes
Celebrating Superheroes
Posted Jul 22, 2016

Sparkle, Shimmer and Dazzle Woman’s super power is helping to make the world a more beautiful place.

Greek Goddess, Dancing Queen, Star Man, Bright Hope Lady... These are but a few of the names of a group of superheroes in the western suburbs, empowered to have a tremendous positive impact on...

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Residents Giving Back
Residents Giving Back
Posted Jul 13, 2016

“Volunteer work and ‘giving back’ to the community is so important and such an integral part of the lives of so many of our residents,” said Jeannette Magdaleno, manager of lifelong learning and volunteers for Friendship Village. With the spirit of philanthropy in mind, Magdaleno has planned two...

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Friendship Senior Options Foundation Invests in Our Youth
Friendship Senior Options Foundation Invests in Our Youth
Posted Jul 12, 2016

Friendship Senior Options Foundation has awarded scholarships to five outstanding graduating high school seniors. Madison Astling and Jessica Kock, both from Batavia High School, and Margarita Ramirez from Schaumburg High School received Associate Scholarships, meaning that they work at GreenFields...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Amerifest
Friendship Village Celebrates Amerifest
Posted Jun 23, 2016

It was a celebration of all things American as Friendship Village held its annual Amerifest.  The event, which has become a favorite of the residents of the retirement community, paid adage to times gone by, with entertainment, games, food and more.

Amerifest began with a country fair-style buffet...

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