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Forty Years Strong
Forty Years Strong
Jan 22, 2017

Forty years ago, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer; Fidel Castro became president of Cuba and Barry Manilow recorded his #1 hit,“I Write the Songs”.

But most notably for the Schaumburg community, Friendship Village, one of the first and largest senior living communities in...

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Friendship Village Honors Dr. Martin Luther King
Friendship Village Honors Dr. Martin Luther King
Jan 21, 2017

On Monday, January 17th, Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through a day of service.

“Each year on MLK Day, we undertake community service projects. This year, MLK Day was about seniors helping seniors. In the morning, more than 200 peanut butter and...

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Residents Visit Children’s Home and Aid
Residents Visit Children’s Home and Aid
Jan 06, 2017

Bearing glad tidings and gifts, residents of Friendship Village Schaumburg made their annual December visit to Children’s Home and Aid in Schaumburg. They brought a vast collection of donated household items for the Parent Pantry at Marletta Darnall Schaumburg Child and Family Center. The...

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Community-Wide Hope Filled Holiday Meal Packing
Community-Wide Hope Filled Holiday Meal Packing
Dec 10, 2016

On Saturday, December 10th, 14 residents and staff from Friendship Village joined thousands of their neighbors and peers, for the Hope Filled Holiday Meal Packing Event. Held at Schaumburg Convention Center, the community-wide event benefited Feed My Starving Children. For three days, volunteers...

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Friendship VIllage Among the Very Best
Friendship VIllage Among the Very Best
Nov 28, 2016

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.

Friendship Village is a...

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Holiday Greetings for U.S. Troops
Holiday Greetings for U.S. Troops
Nov 27, 2016

Residents and staff at Friendship Village of Schaumburg wrote out and signed 400 holiday cards to be sent to U.S. troops in time for Christmas. The cards, along with candy canes, will be distributed through Packages for Patriots. The non-profit organizes and sends care packages to U.S. troops.

In...

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Friendship Village Wins Prestigious Pinnacle Award
Friendship Village Wins Prestigious Pinnacle Award
Nov 10, 2016

Friendship Village has been named as one of three recipients of the 2017 NuStep Pinnacle Award in the Senior Living Division. The international award, presented by NuStep, Inc., recognizes excellence in whole-person wellness programming for older adults.

Implementation of the seven dimensions of...

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Lifelong Cubs Fans
Lifelong Cubs Fans
Oct 28, 2016

They’ve waited patiently and faithfully for a long time. A really long time. Some die-hard Cubs fans who are residents of Friendship Village are anticipating the remainder of the World Series with great excitement. “This is going to be the year. From the beginning of the season, that’s what I’ve...

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Friendship Village Introduces Resident Portal
Friendship Village Introduces Resident Portal
Oct 14, 2016

Friendship Village Schaumburg is committed to its current residents while also making sure to prepare for residents of the future. "The more residents we have coming in, the more technologically savvy they are. We’re evolving as they’re evolving,” said Roberta Anglin, lifestyles production...

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Teaching and Learning at All Ages: Residents Learn Mandarin from Teenage Instructor
Teaching and Learning at All Ages: Residents Learn Mandarin from Teenage Instructor
Sep 28, 2016

Maegan Jong has learned at a very young age about "the importance and beauty of sharing and learning." The 15-year old resident of Palatine spent the summer teaching Mandarin to residents of Friendship Village in Schaumburg.

Maegan, who is a sophomore at William Fremd High School explained that...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Ninth Annual Silver Games
Friendship Village Celebrates Ninth Annual Silver Games
Sep 18, 2016

Friendship Village’s 9th Annual Silver Games were the most successful to date, drawing approximately 400 participants competing in almost 30 different events over the course of five days. The event features friendly competition for individuals ages 62 and over to encourage exercise of both the...

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Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff
Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff
Sep 07, 2016

They danced, sang and strutted their stuff as residents of Friendship Village participated in the community's annual talent show.

"I am constantly amazed at the talent of many of our residents. Some of them have professional vocal and instrumental experience, and are so generous is sharing it...

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