CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Friendship Senior Options, the sponsor of the largest Continuing Care Retirement Community [CCRC] in Illinois and 16th largest CCRC in the nation, introduced Morrison Community Living as their foodservice partner for delicious, local and responsibly-sourced food. With a strong presence in the senior living market for 38 years, Friendship Senior Options’ shift to Morrison underscores their progressive outlook and commitment to innovate and evolve the senior living services industry.
“In looking at our foodservice, we wanted to ensure we were exceeding client expectations like we do in every other aspect of our business,” said VP of Operations for Friendship Senior Options Ben Gilchrist. “Having worked closely with other providers who have partnered with Morrison, and knowing their respected track record, they proved a terrific candidate for our needs. Through our extensive RFP process, Morrison stood out as the best partner to enhance our impact and usher us into the next era of senior living.”
Friendship Senior Options marked the official start of their partnership with Morrison Community Living on September 1st, followed by two celebrations at Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva. Residents, associates and family members alike enjoyed the festivities, complete with a jazz quartet and delicious, seasonal food.
“For us, Friendship Senior Options embodies the drive, commitment and excellence that makes for an ideal partner,” commented Morrison Community Living Division President Kevin Svagdis. “We look forward to supporting their incredible work in the Chicagoland market for years to come.”
About Friendship Senior Options
Friendship Senior Options is the not-for-profit organization that sponsors two of the Chicago area’s leading Continuing Care Retirement Communities: Friendship Village of Schaumburg and GreenFields of Geneva. Friendship Senior Options is at the forefront of developing innovative solutions to satisfy the critical needs of the senior living marketplace. Friendship Senior Options provides a range of services for seniors in Chicago including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy and memory support. For additional information visit www.FriendshipVillage.org and www.GreenFieldsOfGeneva.org, or call Friendship Village of Schaumburg at 847-884-5000 or GreenFields of Geneva at 630-578-6500.
About Morrison Community Living
Morrison Community Living, a member of Compass Group North America, is the nation’s leading company exclusively dedicated to providing food, nutrition & wellness, EVS and hospitality services to the senior living industry. Morrison has over 350 registered dietitians, 250 executive chefs, 400 hospitality associates comprised in their 5,000 professional food service team members. Actively committed to fostering ways to enjoy great-tasting, healthy food through socially responsible practices and superior customer service, the Atlanta-based company serves more than 350 senior living clients in 42 states, including some of the largest and most prominent senior living communities in the United States. Visit www.MorrisonCommunityLiving.com for more information.