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Friendship Village Honors Volunteers
Friendship Village Honors Volunteers
Apr 24, 2012

Friendship Village Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, April 17th 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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Friendship Village Remembers the Titanic
Friendship Village Remembers the Titanic
Apr 23, 2012

It was an evening of glamour, fine linens, gracious service and an eight-course meal. Friendship Village celebrated The Titanic Remembered on April 13th. Two-hundred and fifty residents and guests attended the event which included Titanic-themed décor, entertainment reminiscent of the time...

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Friendly Visitor Program
Friendly Visitor Program
Mar 26, 2012

The Lifestyles Department of Friendship Village has launched its Friendly Visitor Program. The initiative provides the opportunity and encouragement for independent living residents to visit those living in Briarwood Healthcare Center. “The objective is to initiate one-on-one interaction with...

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Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement
Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement
Mar 16, 2012

Friendship Village of Schaumburg and Clearbrook of Arlington Heights have launched an innovative and inspirational partnership. Clearbrook is the largest provider in Illinois of programs, services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. The collaborative effort known as...

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Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Mar 09, 2012

Last fall, the In-House Schoolhouse program was introduced at Friendship Village. The lifelong learning initiative, integrated our residents who never cease wanting to learn, with our residents who love to teach and share their life experiences and knowledge. Due to the program’s overwhelming...

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Friendship Village’s Got Talent!
Friendship Village’s Got Talent!
Mar 09, 2012

Friendship Village's In-House Schoolhouse 2012 spring session kicked-off with Meet Friendship Village Artists. A panel discussion featured residents sharing their personal journeys as artists. These talented artists displayed their paintings and sculptures for everyone to enjoy after the...

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Friendship Village’s Create a Cupcake Competition
Friendship Village’s Create a Cupcake Competition
Feb 24, 2012

The competition was stiff as Friendship Village held its first-ever Create a Cupcake Competition. Seven residents pulled out their aprons and best recipes, as they vied for the coveted first place title. Judging the decadent baked goods were Nick Pasnick of Whole Foods Bakery Schaumburg, Manan...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Mardi Gras
Friendship Village Celebrates Mardi Gras
Feb 23, 2012

Mardi Gras was celebrated at Friendship Village with traditional merriment and music. Festivities took place in the Wintergarden as attendees enjoyed the Dixieland jazz of The Starlite Trio. Justine and Jim Merrill were crowned Friendship Village’s Mardi Gras queen and king. View more photos of...

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Favorite Memories
Favorite Memories
Feb 22, 2012

In celebration of our 35th anniversary, Friendship Village residents and associates have been invited to share their favorite memories of their time here. Please enjoy their reminiscence!

Friendship Village Residents

Friendship Village has the right name…’friendship.’ Everyone smiles at you...

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Third Annual Grilled Cheese Lunch
Third Annual Grilled Cheese Lunch
Feb 22, 2012

February 24th marked the favorite annual tradition that transpires the first Friday after Lent each year. The Lifestyles Department cooked up and served 150 grilled cheese sandwiches to order, for residents and associates in the Third Annual Grilled Cheese Lunch.

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Using Accessible Public Transportation
Using Accessible Public Transportation
Feb 06, 2012

Approximately four dozen Friendship Village residents have attended programs sponsored by the RTA, focusing on the use of accessible public transportation. Presenter Craig Yunker said that the program is designed to help increase awareness about the ease of using Pace, Metra and the CTA. Craig,...

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Enhanced Website and 35th Anniversary—Friendship Village Has A Lot to Celebrate!
Enhanced Website and 35th Anniversary—Friendship Village Has A Lot to Celebrate!
Jan 26, 2012

Friendship Village Schaumburg is pleased to introduce its completely renovated website, greatly improved in order to enhance visitors’ experiences at http://www.friendshipvillage.org.  The site has been launched just in time for our 35th anniversary, so we have a lot to celebrate!!! Check...

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