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Friendship Village Ranks Among the Very Best
Friendship Village Ranks Among the Very Best
Mar 24, 2014 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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Weathering The Winter At Friendship Village
Weathering The Winter At Friendship Village
Feb 12, 2014 in News & Events » In The Press

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.

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Friendship Village Unveils Briarwood Healthcare Center Renovations
Friendship Village Unveils Briarwood Healthcare Center Renovations
Jan 11, 2014 in News & Events » In The Press

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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Martin Luther King Day Special Observance at Friendship Village
Martin Luther King Day Special Observance at Friendship Village
Jan 11, 2014 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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Residents of Friendship Village Give Back to their Community
Residents of Friendship Village Give Back to their Community
Dec 27, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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LCAP Infuses Youth and Energy at Friendship Village
LCAP Infuses Youth and Energy at Friendship Village
Nov 26, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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Celebrating 120 Years
Celebrating 120 Years
Nov 19, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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Friendship Village Residents Stepping to Omaha
Friendship Village Residents Stepping to Omaha
Nov 19, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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Exercising Both the Brain and Body
Exercising Both the Brain and Body
Oct 07, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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.

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Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva Earn Prestigious Accreditation
Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva Earn Prestigious Accreditation
Aug 14, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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)....

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Snapshot: Pete Young Pursues His Passion in Retirement
Snapshot: Pete Young Pursues His Passion in Retirement
Jul 31, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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...

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Friendship Village Teams Up with Young Baseball Players
Friendship Village Teams Up with Young Baseball Players
Jul 31, 2013 in News & Events » In The Press

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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