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Rising Tide of Robots Propels Senior Living Into The Future
Rising Tide of Robots Propels Senior Living Into The Future
Apr 06, 2016 in

The future has descended upon senior living. Between robotic companions and competitions involving robotic devices, providers are increasingly turning to such technology to engage and care for residents—to astounding results.

Friendship Village of Schaumburg, a continuing care retirement community...

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Intergenerational Program Introduces SeaPerch Robotics to Residents
Intergenerational Program Introduces SeaPerch Robotics to Residents
Mar 23, 2016 in

The Office of Naval Research reports that 400,000 engineers will be needed in the near future. However the U.S. has fallen from 3rd to 17th place in the world in terms of the number of college graduates in engineering programs. Addressing a dearth of young people in the U.S. pursuing careers in...

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Thirteen Hundred Years and Counting at Friendship Village of Schaumburg
Thirteen Hundred Years and Counting at Friendship Village of Schaumburg
Feb 01, 2016 in

More than 1300 years were celebrated, as Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored its 13 centenarian residents at the retirement community’s 39th anniversary. “It’s becoming increasingly common for people to reach the age of 100 or more, and we have more than a dozen centenarian residents at...

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Friendship Village Residents Honor MLK Legacy Through Day of Service
Friendship Village Residents Honor MLK Legacy Through Day of Service
Feb 01, 2016 in

On Monday, January 18th, Friendship Village of Schaumburg honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through a day of service. Residents and staff of the retirement community made more than 225 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and then assembled brown bag lunches which included a handwritten...

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Friendship Village Hosts Unity Gathering
Friendship Village Hosts Unity Gathering
Jan 10, 2016 in

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is hosting the Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association's annual Unity of Faith Gathering on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Friendship Village is located at 350 W. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg.

The Schaumburg Hoffman Estates Clergy Association is an...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Star Wars
Friendship Village Celebrates Star Wars
Jan 05, 2016 in

Well before the release of the latest Star Wars blockbuster film, residents of Friendship Village honored the iconic movie series.

On Dec. 8, the community held an all day celebration of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in a themed event observed in virtually every department. Dining services...

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Friendship Village Celebrates Frank Sinatra
Friendship Village Celebrates Frank Sinatra
Jan 05, 2016 in

Residents of Friendship Village had a weeklong celebration in anticipation of what would have been the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. "Many of the residents here grew up with Frank Sinatra. He has lots of fans living here and we were excited to help them celebrate the Chairman of the Board," said...

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Friendship Village Project Featured on NBC Chicago Making a Difference with Art Norman
Friendship Village Project Featured on NBC Chicago Making a Difference with Art Norman
Nov 24, 2015 in

Friendship Village residents were featured on NBC Chicago Making a Difference with Art Norman, as they crocheted sleeping mats for the homeless.  Click here to watch the feature in its entirety. 

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Veterans Honored by Robert Frost School
Veterans Honored by Robert Frost School
Nov 23, 2015 in

On Thursday, Nov. 12, community veterans were honored at Robert Frost Junior High School.The veterans were greeted at the door by Frost students and given a T-shirt to commemorate the Veterans Day celebration. T-shirts were also purchased and worn by Frost students and staff. Proceeds from T-shirt...

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Seniors Against Seniors in Friendly Competition
Seniors Against Seniors in Friendly Competition
Sep 14, 2015 in

Predictions are that Friendship Village's eighth annual Silver Games will be the most successful to date. On September 10th-11th and 14th-16th, approximately 350 participants ages 62 and over, will be competing in more than 32 events including quarterback toss, seated floor hockey, soccer penalty...

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Honoring a Faith Tradition
Honoring a Faith Tradition
Sep 08, 2015 in

Although rosaries are used predominantly by people of Catholic faith, it has been people of diverse faith backgrounds at Friendship Village in Schaumburg, creating the strands of prayer beads as gifts. "I love that the residents at Friendship Village are so excited about this project," said Donna...

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Couples Renew Wedding Vows
Couples Renew Wedding Vows
Sep 08, 2015 in

More than 700 years of marital bliss were celebrated as 13 couples from Friendship Village of Schaumburg renewed their wedding vows on Friday, July 24th. Chaplains Shawn Kafader and Richard Oas lead the non-denominational service for married couples wishing to reaffirm their commitment to each...

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