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Love is in the Air!
Love is in the Air!
Sep 19, 2016 in

Research has shown definitively that a secret to well-being and even longevity is love. 

And love is clearly in the air at Friendship Village.  Always. This was demonstrated last year when we held our wedding vow renewal ceremony for 10 couples celebrating more than 500 years of marital bliss.  We...

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2016 National Awards Honor Best of Mature Market Media
2016 National Awards Honor Best of Mature Market Media
Sep 18, 2016 in

The 25th annual National Mature Media Awards℠ recently honored the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs produced for older adults. The awards program is the largest of its kind and was created to annually recognize the best materials produced for those who...

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Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff!
Friendship Village Residents Strut Their Stuff!
Sep 08, 2016 in

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 with...

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Friendship Village Introduces New Chaplain
Friendship Village Introduces New Chaplain
Aug 29, 2016 in

“I’m not a garb girl,” said Rev. Caryn Baham, new chaplain at Friendship Village senior living community in Schaumburg. Replacing Chaplain Richard Oas, who retired after 12 years of service at Friendship Village, Chaplain Caryn is not one to wear clerical robes or stoles. Nor is she one to preach,...

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Friendship Village Resident On the Go!
Friendship Village Resident On the Go!
Aug 28, 2016 in

He still works, fishes, plays tennis and swims. New to his repertoire however, are working out, rock climbing, iFly indoor skydiving and Wii bowling. Allan Dalgleish, affectionately known as Big Al, moved to Friendship Village Schaumburg four years ago, and is using his free time to enjoy long time...
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Super Heroes Celebrated at Friendship Village
Super Heroes Celebrated at Friendship Village
Aug 28, 2016 in

Friendship Senior Options Foundation has awarded scholarships to five outstanding graduating high school seniors. Madison Astling and Jessica Kock, both from Batavia High School, and Margarita Ramirez from Schaumburg High School received Associate Scholarships, meaning that they work at GreenFields...

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Silver Games Promote Friendly Competition
Silver Games Promote Friendly Competition
Aug 25, 2016 in

Seniors may engage in good-natured rivalry during the Schaumburg Park District's Silver Games, presented by Schaumburg Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank.

The games kick off at 10 a.m., Sept. 12 and run through Sept. 15 at locations throughout Schaumburg, including Friendship Village, 350 W....

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Volunteers Pack Nearly 100 Boxes of Food at Feed My Starving Children
Volunteers Pack Nearly 100 Boxes of Food at Feed My Starving Children
Aug 04, 2016 in

In the spirit of Hero Week at Friendship Village, residents of Friendship Village volunteered at Feed My Starving Children on Wednesday, July 27th. Together with other volunteers, they packed 99 boxes of food. This will provide 21,384 meals to children in Haiti who would suffer from hunger and...

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Friendship Senior Options Foundation Invests in our Youth
Friendship Senior Options Foundation Invests in our Youth
Jul 19, 2016 in

Friendship Senior Options Foundation has awarded scholarships to five outstanding graduating high school seniors. Madison Astling and Jessica Kock, both from Batavia High School, and Margarita Ramirez from Schaumburg High School received Associate Scholarships, meaning that they work at GreenFields...

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Friendship Village Holds Amerifest
Friendship Village Holds Amerifest
Jun 28, 2016 in

It was a celebration of all things American as Friendship Village held its annual Amerifest. The event, which has become a favorite of the residents of the retirement community, paid adage to times gone by, with entertainment, games, food and more.Amerifest began with a country fair-style buffet...

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Female Octogenarian Makes History as Member of Schaumburg Boomers
Female Octogenarian Makes History as Member of Schaumburg Boomers
Jun 15, 2016 in

Making baseball history, Velma Robinson of Friendship Village has been appointed an honorary player for the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team. The octogenarian, who is a resident of Friendship Village, spent a day practicing with the team last week, showing off her impressive on-the-field prowess.

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Resident Works to Save Native Area
Resident Works to Save Native Area
Jun 15, 2016 in

Most afternoons, Schaumburg resident Herb Demmel can be found outdoors clearing brush from the largest remaining remnant of Sarah's Grove woodlands, located adjacent to his home at Friendship Village.

He has been at it for 15 years, nearly since moving into the senior living community, and finally...

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