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Four exceptional graduating high school seniors graciously accepted their scholarships awarded by Friendship Senior Options Foundation at special ceremonies this past month. Rachel Mathys of Elburn, Dhrumil Shah of Hoffman Estates, Hilary Dunn of South Elgin and Jaimie Navid of St. Charles each...Read More »
Residents of Friendship Village have earned some distinguished bragging rights. On Thursday, May 29th, eight individuals, ages 76-86, became the oldest people to scale the rock climbing walls at Lifetime Fitness in Schaumburg. "I didn't tell my kids that I was doing this today. They would have...Read More »
They can navigate speedways, explore China, traverse forests and even chase dragons, all without leaving their home. Friendship Village's CyberCycles have enticed residents, to love exercising. The high-tech exergame equipment features more than 40 virtual destinations, games, challenges and...Read More »
Friendship Village of Schaumburg’s Briarwood Healthcare Center has been reported as being one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News and World Report. This prestigious honor is awarded to only the top nursing homes, providing high quality and attentive care. “Our commitment is to...Read More »
When Mary Pace first tried Friendship Village’s Weather the Winter Program, she viewed it as a vacation, and in fact “a very nice vacation.” Weather the Winter is a program which allows seniors to try out a three month, no-obligation stay in a furnished apartment at Friendship Village.Read More »
Briarwood Healthcare Center at Friendship Village in Schaumburg is beginning its 38th year having unveiled major renovations. The project features not only a visual facelift, but also structural changes to encourage optimal delivery of care.
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Friendship Village of Schaumburg will hold a special observance of Martin Luther King Day, featuring a unique Community Mural of Inspiration. During the course of the day, residents, associates and visitors will have the opportunity to write on a yellow paper cutout flame, about something that...Read More »
The residents of Friendship Village in Schaumburg have enjoyed the holiday season while spending time giving back to their community. Earlier this month, residents and staff signed and decorated 240 Christmas cards to be sent to our troops. These cards were mailed in packages by volunteers at the...Read More »
There’s an infusion of youth and energy each week as 55 area high school students volunteer on the campus of Friendship Village. The high school seniors are participating in the District 211’s Learning Through Communication Action Program. The program, which is known as LCAP and includes Hoffman...Read More »
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 »