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The Spirit of Philanthropy at Lake Forest Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 15, 2019 11:20:42 AM

“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.”

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Topics: Lake Forest

The Art of Remaining Curious: Lifelong Learning at Westminster Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 8, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Lifelong learning, strictly defined, is the process of gaining knowledge and skills throughout your life.

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Topics: Evanston

Meet the Residents: Kenji and Yuriko K. of The Moorings of Arlington Heights

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 1, 2019 2:43:21 PM

Kenji and Yuriko K. have lived at The Moorings of Arlington Heights, a retirement community in the suburbs of Chicago, since 2014. Their journey to The Moorings, like so many residents, is full of fascinating stories and abundant life experiences they now share with their newfound friends and neighbors.

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Topics: Arlington Heights

The Difference Between Age-Related Memory Loss and Dementia

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 26, 2019 12:00:00 PM

Has your parent ever called you by the wrong name on accident?

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Topics: Future Planning

How Do Life Plan Communities Work? Fees and Contract Options Explained

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 18, 2019 9:42:57 AM

Entrance fees, monthly fees, refund percentage, Type A contracts—what do they all mean when it comes to Life Plan Communities?

Here’s everything you need to know about the financial structure of a Life Plan Community, as well as four main contract types you’re likely to come across.

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Topics: Future Planning

How to Help Your Parent Find the Perfect Senior Living Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 12, 2019 9:44:51 AM

Whether you’re simply weighing in with some helpful feedback or taking the reins at the request of your parent, these steps will help both you and your parent with the process of finding the perfect senior living community.

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Topics: Future Planning

Everything Seniors Need to Know About Independent Living

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 10, 2019 12:48:43 PM

Are you looking for a senior living option that gives you the freedom to do what you love, without worrying about the hassles of homeownership? Independent living may just be the perfect fit.

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Topics: Future Planning

What Is a Life Plan Community?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 3, 2019 10:24:16 AM

Life Plan Communities, also known as continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), continue to rise in popularity among older adults who are considering their future living options.

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Topics: Future Planning

It Was Time: My Parent’s Move to a Senior Living Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 1, 2019 1:56:34 PM

“If he had been at home, we probably would have lost him.”

Laura knew that her father would be safer living at Lake Forest Place, a senior living community in the Chicago area, than at home on his own. That proved true only a month after his move-in, when a low blood sugar incident led to a fall.

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Topics: Lake Forest

Retirement Living: Is It Time for My Parents to Move?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 27, 2019 12:45:19 PM

Why wait to move to a senior living community?

Your parent may have many answers to this question. They’re happy where they are, they don’t want the hassle of the downsizing, they’ll move in a few years when they need to—the list goes on.

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Topics: Future Planning