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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 Earns Prestigious Readers Choice Award
Friendship Village Earns Prestigious Readers Choice Award
Posted Apr 29, 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, Friendship Senior Options’ senior retirement communities, Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva, were both named “Best Retirement/Assisted Living Communities” in the Chicagoland area’s Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards.

Friendship Senior...

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Intergenerational Chorus to Perform
Intergenerational Chorus to Perform
Posted Apr 25, 2016

It’s no secret that music is universal, bridging the gap between languages, ethnicity, religions, backgrounds and generations.  With this in mind, an intergenerational choir concert has been put together, featuring the voices of middle school students from Hoover Math and Science Academy in...

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Resident Honored on Earth Day
Resident Honored on Earth Day
Posted Apr 22, 2016

In celebration of Earth Day, Herb Demmel was recognized for his work in land stewardship and forest restoration. Herb, who has been a resident of Friendship Village Schaumburg since 2003, is a long time volunteer in prairie and woodland restoration.  Through the years, he has volunteered with Kane...

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New Dining Choices on the Menu at Friendship Village
New Dining Choices on the Menu at Friendship Village
Posted Apr 21, 2016

Visit any senior living community across the country and there is one topic that’s on everyone’s lips…food! Everyone has an opinion on a community’s food, but Chicago’s most renowned retirement community is taking big steps to make sure you love what you eat.

Friendship Village recently contracted...

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Friendship Village Resident Recognized for Volunteer Initiative
Friendship Village Resident Recognized for Volunteer Initiative
Posted Apr 20, 2016

Friendship Village resident Kris Howard Jensen was recognized by Mayor Al Larsen at the annual Volunteer of the Year Awards Luncheon sponsored by the Village of Schaumburg. Kris was responsible for bringing the “New Life for Old Bags” program to the community and, as Jeannette Magdaleno, Friendship...

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Friendship Village Celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week
Friendship Village Celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week
Posted Mar 30, 2016

Friendship Village Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, April 12th 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...

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Intergenerational Program Introduces SeaPerch Robotics to Residents at Friendship Village
Intergenerational Program Introduces SeaPerch Robotics to Residents at Friendship Village
Posted Mar 28, 2016

The Office of Naval Research reports that 400,000 engineers will be needed in the near future.  However the U.S. has fallen from 3rd to 17th place in the world in terms of the number of college graduates in engineering programs.

Addressing a dearth of young people in the U.S. pursuing careers in...

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Residents Visit Hines VA
Residents Visit Hines VA
Posted Mar 11, 2016

It’s become a treasured tradition.  Earlier this month, residents from Friendship Village of Schaumburg visited veterans at Edward Hines VA Hospital.  This is the fourth consecutive year in which they have visited and they plan on making it an annual event.

Friendship Village is a continuing care...

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Friendship Village Walking Challenge No “Pie in the Sky” Feat
Friendship Village Walking Challenge No “Pie in the Sky” Feat
Posted Mar 07, 2016

Earlier this year, a month-long fitness initiative called “Tackle the Towers” challenged residents at Friendship Village senior living in Schaumburg to walk the distance of the major buildings along the Chicago skyline.  Accumulating steps on equipment in Friendship Village’s two fitness centers...

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Friendship Village Hosts Wellness Fair
Friendship Village Hosts Wellness Fair
Posted Feb 19, 2016

Friendship Village of Schaumburg will team up with more than 40 area businesses, organizations and associations to share important health and fitness information at the 9th Annual Wellness Fair on March 8th at 9 a.m.-noon.  Attendees will have the opportunity to get blood sugar and blood pressure...

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Resident’s Work Featured in Major Art Exhibit
Resident’s Work Featured in Major Art Exhibit
Posted Feb 06, 2016

Peggy Pellettieri of Friendship Village lived her dream, as her artwork was featured in a new exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago.  Titled The Art of Connection, the exhibit showcased the work created and overseen by 29 interns enrolled in the Master of Art Therapy program at the School of the...

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1,300 Years and Counting…
1,300 Years and Counting…
Posted Jan 26, 2016

More than 1,300 years were celebrated, as Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored its 13 centenarian residents at the retirement community’s 39th anniversary. “It’s becoming increasingly common for people to reach the age of 100 or more, and we have more than a dozen centenarian residents at...

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Friendship Village Observes Martin Luther King Day
Friendship Village Observes Martin Luther King Day
Posted Jan 20, 2016

On Monday, January 18th, Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through a day of service.  Residents and staff of the retirement community made more than 225 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and then assembled brown bag lunches which included a handwritten...

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Friendship Village to Host Unity Gathering
Friendship Village to Host Unity Gathering
Posted Jan 05, 2016

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is hosting the Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association’s annual Unity of Faith Gathering on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. 

The Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association is an interfaith group which meets monthly to discuss topics including world...

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New Year’s Eve Party
New Year’s Eve Party
Posted Dec 21, 2015

Ring in the New Year at our celebration featuring live musical entertainment by Robert and Sandy Olivera. Refreshments and punch will be served, BYOB for mixed drinks. This event is free and open to the public. For additional information call Donna at 847-843-4254.

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