10 Things to Ask About and Look For When Touring a Life Plan Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jul 18, 2019 11:39:26 AM

John Lubbock, a 19th Century English politician, philanthropist, and polymath, wrote that “what we do see depends mainly on what we look for.”

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Topics: Future Planning

What Are Faith-Based Retirement Communities?

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jul 10, 2019 2:31:04 PM

For many of us, faith is an important part of our lives and our identities. It’s only natural, then, to want to live in a retirement community that’s equipped to meet our spiritual needs. If this is true for you, faith-based retirement communities can be the answer. 

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Topics: Future Planning

Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Chicago Area Seniors

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jul 3, 2019 10:22:00 AM

It was Mark Twain who said Chicago “is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.”

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Topics: Active Living

Independent Living vs Assisted Living: Top Questions Answered

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 13, 2019 11:21:41 PM

Wondering what the difference is between independent living and assisted living? Below, we tackle some of the most frequently asked questions about each option.

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Topics: Future Planning

What You Need to Know About Life Plan Community Accreditations

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 13, 2019 12:38:00 PM

Moving to a Life Plan Community (also known as a continuing care retirement community or CCRC) represents a significant financial investment. Not only that, it can be a big lifestyle change.

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Topics: Future Planning

Why Continuum of Care Is Important When Choosing a Retirement Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jun 5, 2019 12:14:00 PM

What’s one word you keep coming across in your search for a senior living community? Likely, many of you can answer that question with “continuum of care.”

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Topics: Future Planning

How I Helped My Parent Move to a Retirement Living Community

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 31, 2019 11:45:00 AM

When Sue’s mother, resident Joan M., first told her she was thinking about moving to a retirement living community, Sue was reluctant. In fact, at first, she even discouraged it.

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Topics: Lake Forest

The Best Resources for Out-of-State Children of Senior Parents

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 24, 2019 4:00:00 PM

Is your aging parent safe in their home?

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Topics: Future Planning

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