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Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson Named as Friendship Senior Options’ Sterling Friendship Award Recipient
Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson Named as Friendship Senior Options’ Sterling Friendship Award Recipient
Aug 09, 2012

Friendship Senior Options of Schaumburg has announced that Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson will be the recipient of its 15th Annual Sterling Friendship Award. The prestigious honor recognizes an individual who shares his/her talents, skills, abilities and time with the community. The Sterling...

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Friendship Village Introduces New Administrator of Briarwood Skilled Nursing Community
Friendship Village Introduces New Administrator of Briarwood Skilled Nursing Community
Jul 22, 2012

Anthony T. Madl has been selected as the new Administrator of the skilled nursing community, Briarwood, located on the Friendship Village campus, according to Stephen A. Yenchek, President and CEO of Friendship Senior Options. "We are looking forward to Tony's leadership promoting our traditions...

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Aliens and Astronauts
Aliens and Astronauts
Jul 13, 2012

It was an out-of-this-world experience as Friendship Village celebrated Aliens and Astronauts. The event brought out the extaterrestrial in all of us, as our favorite space creatures from film and television were on board to meet and greet. Appearances were made by alien celebrities including...

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The Paradox of Humility
The Paradox of Humility
Jun 27, 2012

Drawing upon his own experience living as both a leader and a humble servant, Friendship Village Chaplain Shawn Kafader was a featured speaker at a national conference earlier this month. His presentation entitled The Paradox of Humility was delivered to individuals attending the Deepening the...

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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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