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Nearly 300 people gathered at Friendship Village on Saturday to learn about the 1893 Columbia Exposition held in Chicago 120 years ago.
Bob Dion, a self-proclaimed World’s Fair ‘geek’ was on hand to show his memorabilia from the great event. He shared stories and slides of the Fair grounds and...Read More »
737, 658 carefully counted steps resulted in a face full of pudding for each of three fitness associates at Friendship Village of Schaumburg. During the month of August, residents of Friendship Village were challenged to monitor their steps while working out. The initiative was planned in order...Read More »
Friendship Village’s Sixth Annual Silver Games were the most successful to date, drawing 330 participants competing in 43 different events over the course of four days. The event features friendly competition for individuals ages 62 and over to encourage exercise of both the brain and the body....Read More »
Friendship Senior Options is pleased to announce that both of its senior living communities: Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva have achieved accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities-Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC)....Read More »
A Renaissance man is someone who has broad intellectual interests and is accomplished in areas of both the arts and the sciences. Friendship Village is the home of its very own talented yet humble Renaissance man. Pete Young, who began college studying nuclear physics and subsequently pursued a...Read More »
It’s a home run for Friendship Village and the Schaumburg Boomers, as the two community-oriented organizations enjoy a fun and mutually beneficial relationship. Two members of the Schaumburg Boomers professional baseball team are being hosted by Friendship Village over the summer.
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Friendship Village celebrated National Men's Health Week June 10th-14th. Observed annually during the week leading up to Father's Day, National Men's Health Week was initiated to increase awareness about men's health issues. "Health and wellness are extremely important to us at Friendship...Read More »
Ten WWII veterans from Friendship Village in Schaumburg flew on Honor Flight Chicago to Washington DC on Tuesday, May 14th to visit the WWII War Memorial. Honor Flight Network has flown more than 100,000 veterans to the memorial in Washington D.C. , since 2005. “This is the third group of...Read More »
Friendship Village's lifestyles program Healthy 4 Life, was chosen as the winner in the Community Impact category of the Life Services Network (LSN) 2013 Honoring Excellence Award Program.
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Friendship Village of Schaumburg hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, April 23rd 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...Read More »
Retirement communities are no longer homes for the old folks
Friendship Village in Schaumburg promotes what Mike McCann, Friendship Village’s director of lifestyles, calls “person-centered” care. “Our programming is all about successful aging and aging well,” he says. “Living to be healthy and...Read More »
Robert Deitmer came in out of the cold last winter. The long-time resident of Palatine appreciated the warmth, friendship, hospitality, great food and absence of household responsibilities that he experienced during his three month Weather the Winter stay at Friendship Village.
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