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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 Nov 24, 2015
An unlikely combination of recycled plastic shopping bags in the hands of philanthropic seniors, is resulting in a way for homeless people to have a more dignified and comfortable night’s sleep.
Residents of Friendship Village in Schaumburg have launched a new initiative whereby they are...Read More »
Posted Nov 20, 2015
Friendship Village residents are crocheting sleeping mats for the homeless as well as helping out the enviroment.
NBC 5 Art Norman reports.
Posted Oct 24, 2015
Friendship Senior Options is pleased to announce that Pam Blatter has been appointed to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board. Pam is the director of nursing for Briarwood Healthcare at Friendship Village of Schaumburg and interim director of nursing for...Read More »
Posted Oct 13, 2015
When Kenn Piotrowski expressed interest in adding a Tai Chi class at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, they didn't hire someone or direct staff members to come up with a program. Instead, they empowered him to teach it himself. Friendship Village is a complete continuum of care retirement community...Read More »
Posted Sep 08, 2015
Predictions are that Friendship Village’s eighth annual Silver Games will be the most successful to date. On September 10th-11th and 14th-16th, approximately 350 participants ages 62 and over, will be competing in more than 32 events including quarterback toss, seated floor hockey, soccer...Read More »
Posted Aug 30, 2015
They drummed, danced, sang and strutted their stuff as residents of Friendship Village participated in the community's annual talent show on August 20 and 21.
"I am constantly amazed at the talent of many of our residents. Some of them have professional vocal and instrumental experience, and...Read More »
Posted Aug 05, 2015
Friendship Village resident Carolyn McClure received the prestigious President's Volunteer Service Award from HandsOn Suburban Chicago, for her work through Senior Corps-RSVP. Carolyn who lives in Friendship Village's independent residence neighborhood, received the award for the work that she...Read More »
Posted Aug 05, 2015
Although rosaries are used predominantly by people of Catholic faith, it has been people of diverse faith backgrounds at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, creating the strands of prayer beads as gifts. “I love that the residents at Friendship Village are so excited about this project,” said Donna...Read More »
Posted Jul 27, 2015
More than 1300 years of marital bliss were celebrated as 23 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...Read More »
Posted Jun 30, 2015
When needing to drop off prescriptions or pick up medications, residents are now 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...Read More »
Posted Jun 24, 2015
“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...Read More »
Posted Jun 23, 2015
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 »
Posted Jun 22, 2015
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...Read More »
Posted Jun 01, 2015
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...Read More »
Posted May 26, 2015
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...Read More »
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