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Titanic Remembered
Titanic Remembered
Mar 26, 2012

Daily Herald

Friendship Village in Schaumburg will team up with children’s author and storytelling performer Lynn Rymarz to give area residents a night to remember with a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 13.

“Titanic Remembered” will consist of...

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Titanic Remembered
Titanic Remembered
Mar 26, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village residents will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on Friday, April 13th. “Our residents grew up knowing about this enormous tragedy that had happened during their parents’ lifetimes. There’s really a fascination about it,” said Donna...

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Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement (F.I.I.V.E.)
Fostering Intergenerational Inclusive Volunteer Engagement (F.I.I.V.E.)
Mar 25, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village of Schaumburg and Clearbrook of Arlington Heights have launched an innovative and inspirational partnership. Friendship Village is a Continuing Care Retirement Community for adults ages 62 and older. Clearbrook is the largest provider in Illinois of programs,...

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Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Spring 2012 In-House Schoolhouse Begins
Mar 13, 2012

TribLocal

Last fall, the In-House Schoolhouse program was introduced at Friendship Village. The lifelong learning initiative, integrated our residents who never cease wanting to learn, with our residents who love to teach and share their life experiences and knowledge. Due to the program’s...

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Centenarians at Friendship Village Reflect on Long, Satisfying Lives
Centenarians at Friendship Village Reflect on Long, Satisfying  Lives
Feb 24, 2012

Daily Herald

Ask Kathryn Marwitz of Schaumburg what the secret is to her long life, and she hardly misses a beat.

“I have no clue,” she quips. Then, reflecting on it a bit, she adds that hard work and staying busy has kept her young. She turns 102 next week.

“I always tried to do...

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Snow Tubing Adventure Planned
Snow Tubing Adventure Planned
Feb 23, 2012

TribLocal

Why should kids have all of the fun? Residents of Friendship Village will bundle up and head for the hills for a snow tubing adventure at Villa Olivia. As many as 14 residents in their 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s will be hitting the snow-covered slopes in what is a favorite winter...

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Using Accessible Public Transportation
Using Accessible Public Transportation
Feb 07, 2012

TribLocal

Approximately four dozen Friendship Village residents have attended programs sponsored by the RTA, focusing on the use of accessible public transportation. Presenter Craig Yunker said that the program is designed to help increase awareness about the ease of using Pace, Metra and the...

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Hiring and Leading Creative Activities Staff
Hiring and Leading Creative Activities Staff
Feb 01, 2012

Written by Friendship Village lifestyles director Michael McCann and appearing in LivingAge Magazine

What type of person has the skill set to strategically plan for the future, concentrate on the here and now and make an impact on individuals as well as a community? It may be a CEO, but it...

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Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Friendship Village Residents to Explore the Wonders of Science
Jan 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village is introducing a class which, through lecture and hands-on experience, will allow participants to explore The Wonders of Science. The ten-week course will cover a fascinating variety of topics. Featured, will be the study of forensics, such as that shown in the...

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Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Friendship Village Celebrates its 35th Anniversary
Jan 16, 2012

TribLocal

Friendship Village of Schaumburg is celebrating its 35th anniversary through a series of programs, events and honors which will begin in February and continue throughout the year.

Click here to read more about Friendship Village's 35th anniversary celebration as it appears in...

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Friendship Village Seeks to Ensure Spiritual Well
Friendship Village Seeks to Ensure Spiritual Well
Jan 04, 2012

Daily Herald

The chaplains at Friendship Village of Schaumburg seek to ensure the spiritual well-being of all residents.

Religion is not synonymous with spirituality according to the Rev. Shawn Kafader, a chaplain at Friendship Village. “In my own voice, I believe that every person has...

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The Silver Games
The Silver Games
Jan 04, 2012

TribLocal

Schaumburg area seniors competed in the Silver Games, a series of competitions for 60 and up organized by the Schaumburg Park District and Friendship Village of Schaumburg.

Click here to read more about the Silver Games as the story appears in TribLocal.

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