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Friendship is the Heart of Friendship Village
Friendship is the Heart of Friendship Village
Jun 13, 2012

They’re like two peas in a pod, thicker than thieves and in their own words, more fun than a barrel of monkeys. Virginia (Ginny) Pippenhagen and Audrey McWhorter, who moved to Friendship Village late last year as part of the Weather the Winter program, are still rejoicing at the positive outcome...

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Friendship Village Residents Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children
Friendship Village Residents Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children
Jun 12, 2012

On Friday, June 8th, fifteen Friendship Village residents and three staff members, volunteered to work for two hours packing nutritious packets of chicken, vegetables, soy and rice at Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg.

Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit Christian organization...

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Friendship Village Presents: A Butterfly Garden in Your Community at LSN Conference
Friendship Village Presents: A Butterfly Garden in Your Community at LSN Conference
May 28, 2012

Associates of Friendship Village were invited to present: A Butterfly Garden in Your Community at the LSN conference as part of the Life Enrichment and Wellness track. Friendship Village was represented by Director of Lifestyles Michael McCann, Director of Building Operations Rick Paisley and...

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Tapping Into Your Natural Resources: Your Residents
Tapping Into Your Natural Resources: Your Residents
May 23, 2012

This is the second in a three-part series about the sessions led by Friendship Village associates and residents at the Life Services Network Conference. Planners of the Life Services Network conference in Chicago this month called upon the experiences and expertise of Friendship Village, as...

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Memory of a Soul: Spiritual Care and Dementia
Memory of a Soul: Spiritual Care and Dementia
May 15, 2012

This is the first in a three-part series about the sessions led by Friendship Village associates and residents at the Life Services Network Conference.

Planners of the Life Services Network Conference in Chicago this month called upon the experiences and expertise of Friendship Village, as...

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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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