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Fishing Derby Caps Off Silver Games
Fishing Derby Caps Off Silver Games
Sep 16, 2017

A popular fishing derby capped off Friendship Village’s weeklong Silver Games in Schaumburg Friday. The 10th annual Silver Games was expected to be the most successful yet, with an estimated 350 participants above the age of 62.

More than 30 events were held from Monday to Friday,...

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Silver Games Pit Senior Against Senior in Competitive Sporting Events
Silver Games Pit Senior Against Senior in Competitive Sporting Events
Sep 10, 2017

Predictions are that Friendship Village’s tenth annual Silver Games will be the most successful to date. On September 11th-15th, approximately 350 participants ages 62 and over, will be competing in more than 30 events including quarterback toss, seated floor hockey, soccer penalty kicks,...

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Gearing Up for the Solar Eclipse
Gearing Up for the Solar Eclipse
Aug 15, 2017

On Monday, August 21st, residents from Friendship Village Schaumburg will celebrate a solar eclipse tea party. Donning special eclipse glasses, the residents will witness the phenomenon of the moon passing between the sun and earth, blocking the sun from viewers in the Chicago area.

“We’re...

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Senior Living 101
Senior Living 101
Aug 09, 2017

“There are so many different options and a lot of new terminology out there that’s hard to decipher. Our objective is to help navigate all of the information available so that people can be well informed,” said Dean Dellaria, director of marketing for Friendship Village. On August 22nd,...

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Friendship Village’s Labyrinth
Friendship Village’s Labyrinth
Jul 25, 2017

Betty Sanders recognized the irony of her own advice. In 2014, Sanders was the resident manager for a retirement community in Lake Geneva. “It was a nice community,” she said. “I remember I was showing some people around, and I heard myself saying to them, ‘You should really think about...

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Home Run for Friendship Village and Schaumburg Boomers
Home Run for Friendship Village and Schaumburg Boomers
Jul 03, 2017

It’s another home run as Friendship Village of Schaumburg and members of Schaumburg Boomers enjoy their fifth 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 »


Amerifest Celebration
Amerifest Celebration
Jun 20, 2017

It was a celebration of all things American as Friendship Village held its annual Amerifest on June 15th. 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 special...

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Residents Honor Young Swimmers with Disabilities with Knighthood
Residents Honor Young Swimmers with Disabilities with Knighthood
Jun 06, 2017

On Saturday, June 3rd, children with Down syndrome were knighted in celebration of their completion of a swimming initiative. Friendship Village in Schaumburg provided their pool and their residents for this unique program called Little Knights,

Friendship Village has a state-of-art aquatic...

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Friendship Village Introduces The Wellness Experience
Friendship Village Introduces The Wellness Experience
May 19, 2017

Friendship Village in Schaumburg is proud to introduce its inaugural Wellness Experience for seniors. The event will feature a vendor exposition, educational sessions, a keynote speaker, lunch, and free raffles and giveaways. Sponsored by Friendship Village in collaboration with Harper College...

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Friendship Senior Options Foundation Director Relishes New Role
Friendship Senior Options Foundation Director Relishes New Role
May 16, 2017

“Have I told you how much I love this job?” is a question Karen Kay has asked her husband several times since taking on her new position as director of the Friendship Senior Options Foundation. The fundraising arm of Friendship Senior Options, managing company of senior living communities...

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Wound Care Certification
Wound Care Certification
May 08, 2017

Briarwood Healthcare Center at Friendship Village Schaumburg has become Wound Care Certified by VOHRA Institute on Wound Care. The VOHRA Center of Excellence for Wound Management Program was developed to recognize healthcare centers that have integrated a superior wound management program.

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Friendship Senior Options Communities Win Prestigious Daily Herald Awards
Friendship Senior Options Communities Win Prestigious Daily Herald Awards
Apr 26, 2017

For the eighth time and fifth time respectively, Friendship Senior Options’ senior retirement communities Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva were named “Best Retirement/Assisted Living Communities “in the Chicagoland area’s Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards.

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