Questions & Answers about Friendship Hill Retirement Center
May I bring my own furniture?
Is there an additional charge for furnished rooms?
No. We’re happy to provide furnishings for your room.
Do I have to sign a long-term contract?
No. You may lease your room on a month-to-month basis
Can I try out Friendship Hill for a month or two on a temporary basis before I decide to move there?
Absolutely. We’re happy to have you stay with us for as long as you like.
What things are included in the monthly room rates?
Three meals a day
Weekly housekeeping [room cleaning]
Weekly laundry service
Transportation to and from local shopping and medical appointments
Activities, guest performers, and special celebrations
May I bring my own vehicle?
Yes. There is no charge for parking in our spacious lot, however, we do not offer covered parking.
When are meals served?
Breakfast is served from 5 a.m. – 8 a.m., cooked to order in our kitchen.
Dinner, the midday meal, is served from 11:30 .m.
Supper, the evening meal, is served from 4:30 p.m.
Evening snacks are available at 6:30 p.m.
Is there extra storage available if I need to keep some things that won’t fit in my room?
May I have guests visit whenever I like?
Yes. We encourage guests.
May I take an active part in the community garden?
Yes. We welcome your gardening expertise and enjoyment.
Is the golf cart free to use for any resident?
May I fish in the pond?
Yes, with a valid Illinois Fishing License.
Are there emergency services in house?
Each room is equipped with Emergency Response Call Buttons which are answered by our 24/7 on-site staff.
Is TV included in the room rate?
No, but it is available for an additional $20 per month.
Is telephone service included in the room rate?
No. Telephone service is up to each resident.