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For the eighth time and fifth time respectively, Friendship Senior Options’ senior retirement communities Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva were named “Best Retirement/Assisted Living Communities” in the Chicagoland area’s Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards.
Friendship Senior Options is the parent organization of Friendship Village and GreenFields of Geneva.
“With the choices for senior living becoming more plentiful each day, it is rewarding to be chosen as the best of the best. We are committed to constantly delivering quality services to older adults, and are proud to have our efforts recognized,” said Stephen A. Yenchek, president and chief executive officer of Friendship Senior Options. “The Daily Herald has a large and very knowledgeable readership. The fact that they repeatedly choose us for this honor is significant. It reinforces our reputation as a nationally recognized leader of exemplary senior-centered services. These awards are proof that we uphold an exceptionally high standard of excellence.”
For the second consecutive year, Friendship Senior Options also received an award for being “The Best Place to Work” in Daily Herald Readers’ Choice Awards. “Our employees are, without question, our most valuable resource. We are pleased that our efforts to instill a work environment that is fulfilling and inspiring, are successful,” said Yenchek.
Friendship Village, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, is one of the largest retirement communities in the nation and has won numerous awards for its innovative lifestyles programming.
GreenFields of Geneva first opened the doors of its beautiful community five years ago and in a short time, has already established itself as a leader.
Both GreenFields and Friendship Village offer a complete continuum of care including independent living, assisted living, memory support and skilled care, while providing an exceptional lifestyle.
Daily Herald, one of the Chicago area’s top media sources, has a readership of more than 900 thousand, who were encouraged to vote for these prestigious awards.
In 2010, there were 53,364 Americans who were at least 100. By 2045 that number is projected to reach 757,000.
—US Census Bureau