Fishing…the Perfect Activity During the Pandemic

Ivy Marketing Group
Updated 8/7/2020 8:34 AM

Long before social distancing was a 'thing,' there was, and in fact still is, fishing.

Residents of Friendship Village senior living community in Schaumburg are taking advantage of having a fully stocked fishing pond right outside their doors.


There are all sorts of benefits associated with fishing…it's an effective stress reliever, and a way to commune with nature. For the residents of Friendship Village, however, fishing day this week was just a great opportunity to hang out in the sunshine and enjoy each other's socially distanced company.

Friendship Village is a leading Life Plan retirement community in Schaumburg offering independent living garden homes and apartment homes, as well as assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing care, and short- and long-term rehabilitation services. For more than 40 years, Friendship Village has been providing Chicago area seniors with exceptional retirement living options. For additional information visit

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