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Life-Changing Volunteer Work
Life-Changing Volunteer Work
Mar 30, 2017

Ciaran Clute of Schaumburg walked into Friendship Village on a hunch and changed not only her own life, but the lives of people she got to know. A year ago, the then18-year old said that on instinct, as well as some encouragement from her mother, she “decided to walk in and ask for an application...

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Love is in the Air….with Diamonds
Love is in the Air….with Diamonds
Mar 21, 2017

Late last year, WCIU TV featured Friendship Village residents Barb and Vito’s “Love Story” on their morning show You and Me This Morning. The network re-aired the piece late last month…with a new happily-ever-after added at the end, as now there are diamonds involved. Enjoy!!

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Seniors Who Inspire Us
Seniors Who Inspire Us
Mar 17, 2017

We could all use a little inspiration. Friendship VIllage resident Velma Robinson was featured in a piece by Chicago Tribune as a local senior who contributes to her community, showing us all how to do better — and be better.

An amazing athlete
Velma Robinson is a baseball fan. She doesn’t...

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Manager of Wellness Services Adds Powerlifting to her Resume
Manager of Wellness Services Adds Powerlifting to her Resume
Mar 09, 2017

As an exercise physiologist, Jessica Enriquez is the ultimate role model. Not only does she talk the talk and walk the walk…she also bears the weight…substantial weight. Literally. The tiny woman who weighs in at 114 pounds dripping wet, is a competitive powerlifter, able to squat and deadlift...

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Opportunities Abound at Friendship Village
Opportunities Abound at Friendship Village
Mar 02, 2017

Friendship Village in Schaumburg held its first Opportunities Fair earlier this month. The resident-driven event featured the community’s abundant clubs, committees and interest groups. “The Opportunities Fair presented everything that happens here,” said Jessica Enriquez, manager of wellness...

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Annual Winter Classic Floor Hockey Game
Annual Winter Classic Floor Hockey Game
Feb 28, 2017

It was a fierce competition as residents of Friendship Village took on members of the Schaumburg Fire Department in the annual Winter Classic Floor Hockey tournament. The Chicago Blackhawk mascot Tommy Hawk made an appearance, providing entertainment.

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Seniors With Weapons
Seniors With Weapons
Feb 24, 2017

There was little if any mercy shown as 15 residents of Friendship Village Schaumburg played aggressive rounds of laser tag at the Main Event in Hoffman Estates last week.

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Friendship Village’s Weather the Winter Program
Friendship Village’s Weather the Winter Program
Feb 17, 2017

A variation on a trial stay is offered at Friendship Village, a large retirement community in Schaumburg. The “Weather the Winter” program allows seniors to live at the community for any three months from Oct. 1- March 31. Seniors get a fully furnished apartment, a meal program and access to...

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Forty Years Strong
Forty Years Strong
Jan 30, 2017

Forty years ago, Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer; Fidel Castro became president of Cuba and Barry Manilow recorded his #1 hit, “I Write the Songs”. But most notably for the Schaumburg community, Friendship Village, one of the first and largest senior living communities in...

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Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Unity Gathering
Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Unity Gathering
Jan 13, 2017

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is hosting the Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association’s fifth annual Unity of Faith Gathering on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Friendship Village is located at 350 W. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. The Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association...

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Residents Visit Children’s Home and Aid
Residents Visit Children’s Home and Aid
Jan 10, 2017

Bearing glad tidings and gifts, residents of Friendship Village Schaumburg made their annual visit to Children’s Home and Aid in Schaumburg. They brought a vast collection of donated household items for the family food pantry at Marletta Darnall Schaumburg Child and Family Center. The...

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Volunteers Pack Food for Feed My Starving Children
Volunteers Pack Food for Feed My Starving Children
Dec 20, 2016

On Saturday, December 10th, 14 residents and staff from Friendship Village joined thousands of their neighbors and peers, for the Hope Filled Holiday Meal Packing Event. Held at Schaumburg Convention Center, the community-wide event benefited Feed My Starving Children. For three days, volunteers...

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