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Too Busy to Retire
Too Busy to Retire
Nov 19, 2017

“What I’m doing now, starts with the letter ‘r’ but isn’t ‘retired,”’ said Tom Jaeger, a resident of Friendship Village retirement community in Schaumburg. “I left my architectural firm in 2008 after 50 years, not to retire, but to ‘refocus’”. The 79-year old now spends an...

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A Growing Program Earns Epic Reviews
A Growing Program Earns Epic Reviews
Nov 01, 2017

“Epic!” said Avi Goldstein, describing the New Life for Old Bags program at Friendship Village in Schaumburg. Avi is a student in the Elmhurst Learning Success Academy (ELSA), a program for young adults with developmental disabilities at Elmhurst College. New Life for Old Bags is a volunteer...

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Weathering the Winter at Friendship Village
Weathering the Winter at Friendship Village
Oct 18, 2017

Two short months into their three-month trial, John and Enzina Davis’s decision was made for Friendship Village to become their new permanent home. The couple was participating in Friendship Village’s Weather the Winter program which offers a three-month no-obligation trial stay. “We liked...

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For the Love of Birds
For the Love of Birds
Sep 28, 2017

The residents of Friendship Village in Schaumburg enjoyed a summer dedicated to birds. For the Birds was an interdisciplinary look at our fine feathered friends. “The residents are fascinated by birds, and there are so many area resources for us to use and to explore the topic,” said Donna...

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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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Family Binds Through Chinese Knotting
Family Binds Through Chinese Knotting
Aug 23, 2017

Eleanor Chou brings Peace, Hope and then some to Friendship Village senior living community in Schaumburg. Literally. Eleanor’s four daughters, named Peace, Hope, Aurora, and Corona, and a son, Ming, joined her this summer in teaching residents at Friendship Village the ancient Chinese art of...

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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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