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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 »
Friendship Village Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, April 8th for National Volunteer Appreciation Week. The event honored community members who come to Friendship Village to volunteer, in addition to Friendship Village residents who volunteer on campus as...Read More »
Kris Howard Jensen was a featured speaker at the Hidden Gems in Our Community event on March 22nd. The resident of Friendship Village talked about her tenure on the board of directors for Harper College from its early beginnings. “ Kris spoke on how her desire to serve people in the community...Read More »
Friendship Senior Options’ senior retirement communities Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva were both named as Best Retirement/Assisted Living Communities in the Chicagoland area in Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards.
Friendship Senior Options is the parent...
His experience as a driver to Hollywood stars prepared him to be a driver to the stars of Friendship Village. Fred Garcia, who has been working at Friendship Village as a security officer and driver for the past two years, was formerly a chauffeur in New York. There, he said, he drove the stars...Read More »
Friendship Village teamed up with more than 30 area businesses, organizations and associations to share important health and fitness information at the 7th Annual Wellness Fair on March 18th. Attendees had the opportunity to get blood sugar and blood pressure testing, reflexology, proper shoe...Read More »
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. “Our commitment is to...Read More »
The Friendship Senior Options Foundation has announced the launch of its new scholarship program, offering four exceptional students graduating high school the opportunity to receive a $500 scholarship to college.
Stephen A. Yenchek, President and CEO, explained the organization’s commitment...Read More »
When Mary Pace first tried Friendship Village’s Weather the Winter Program, she viewed it as a vacation, and in fact “a very nice vacation.” Weather the Winter is a program which allows seniors to try out a three month, no-obligation stay in a furnished apartment at Friendship Village. Pace loved...Read More »
Rather than complain about the abundant amount of snow on the ground, residents of Friendship Village of Schaumburg consciously and very actively embraced it. Last week, residents aged 80 and over, hit the slopes of Villa Oliva in Bartlett for their first-ever snow tubing adventure. They were...Read More »
Friendship Village of Schaumburg held a special observance of Martin Luther King Day, featuring a unique Community Mural of Inspiration. During the course of the day, residents, associates and visitors took the opportunity to write on a yellow paper cutout flame, sharing something that has...Read More »
Tennis, yoga, life-long learning, sports, spirituality: this is just a small sampling of the clubs and activities that were represented at Friendship Village’s Lifestyles Fair last week. “This event is modeled after a college involvement fair, as a way to let Friendship Village residents learn...Read More »
“This is a time to gather people of faith to learn from each other’s traditions and support each other in common concerns,” said Chaplain Shawn Kafader of Friendship Village. On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, Friendship Village of Schaumburg will host the Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association...Read More »
Friendship Village of Schaumburg will hold a special observance of Martin Luther King Day, featuring a unique Community Mural of Inspiration. During the course of the day, residents, associates and visitors will have the opportunity to write on a yellow paper cutout flame, about something that...Read More »
Briarwood Healthcare Center at Friendship Village in Schaumburg is beginning its 38th year having unveiled major renovations. The project features not only a visual facelift, but also structural changes to encourage optimal delivery of care.
Briarwood Healthcare is part of Friendship Village’s...Read More »
The residents of Friendship Village have adopted what 20 million Americans are estimated to practice: yoga. Jenna Belt, an exercise specialist at Friendship Village has introduced two weekly yoga classes to Friendship Village, and the programs are being welcome with extreme enthusiasm. “At one...Read More »