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Tips to Prepare for Downsizing and Selling Your Home

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 7, 2019 9:03:09 AM

Are you considering moving to a senior living community? Whether you’re moving in soon or still considering your options, we have compiled some tips that will help you prepare for the future.

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Topics: Future Planning

Famous Artists Who Did Their Best Work after 60 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 27, 2019 3:47:08 PM

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”

—Maya Angelou

Art and creativity are vital parts of life. Art has the power to connect us, inspire us, and move us. And, as research increasingly indicates, engaging in creative pursuits can even help improve our health as we age.

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Topics: Active Living

The Hidden Costs of Aging in Place: What You Need to Know

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 6, 2019 11:25:33 AM

If you’re like many older adults, you might balk at the idea of leaving your home to move to an independent or assisted living community. You might say things like:

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Topics: Future Planning

Critical Documents for Older Adults

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Jan 31, 2019 9:44:43 AM

Life’s emergency situations require advance preparation and planning. Being prepared will help you avoid the stress, expense, and inconvenience of looking for critical documents under emergency situations.

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Topics: Future Planning

Lake Forest Place Residents: Tech Savvy!

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on May 17, 2018 5:15:00 PM

Lake Forest Place Residents: Tech Savvy! | Lake Forest, IL Patch

Smart Senior, the business venture/brainchild of four Lake Forest High School (LFHS) juniors, started as a labor of love. The students, who found themselves virtually unable to communicate with their grandparents, developed Smart Senior, a tutorial program for older adults who want to master the technology and language of "new" communications.

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Topics: Lake Forest

Cats, Dogs, and Other Critters are Welcome at Retirement Communities

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 23, 2018 5:23:00 PM

It’s a dog’s life — and not that bad after all.

Bella, a 17-pound Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, lives at Lake Forest Place, a retirement community in the northern suburb. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say Bella lives with her owners Fay and Gerry Ligon who have a cottage on the Lake Forest Place campus.

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Topics: Lake Forest

Nutrition As We Age: Foods to Support Bone Health

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Apr 23, 2018 5:16:00 PM

Mental and emotional health plays an essential part of our overall health and well-being. And despite what you’ve heard about so-called ‘senior moments’, memory lapses can occur at any age, but aging alone is generally not a cause of cognitive decline. 

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Topics: Food & Nutrition

The Moorings of Arlington Heights Partners with Local First Responders

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 27, 2018 5:24:00 PM

 

 Local First Response Teams Conducted Practice Exercises in Assisted Living Building Prior to Demolition

 Arlington Heights, Ill. – March 21, 2018 – Last weekend, The Moorings of Arlington Heights hosted local first response teams in its vacant assisted living building, prior to that structure’s demolition, so that first responders could practice life-saving drills and other exercises in the empty building before it is razed. The community has already donated household appliances, furniture and fixtures to Habitat for Humanity.  

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Topics: Arlington Heights

The Moorings of Arlington Heights Opens New Assisted Living Building

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 2, 2018 5:25:00 PM

 

Construction Complete on 70 New Assisted Living Apartments and a Chapel

Arlington Heights, Ill. – February 2, 2018 – Yesterday, The Moorings of Arlington Heights, a Presbyterian Homes community, celebrated the grand opening of The Highlands, its new assisted living building. The $70M expansion project, which broke ground in June 2016, includes the construction of 70 new assisted living apartments, as well the Odean Johnson chapel/fellowship hall, a brand-new addition to The Moorings campus. Twenty additional assisted living/memory support apartments are slated for completion next year.

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Topics: Arlington Heights

The Moorings of Arlington Heights Promotes Marie Lanza

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Mar 28, 2017 5:27:00 PM

 

The Moorings of Arlington Heights Promotes Marie Lanza, Sales Veteran to Head Marketing Department of Presbyterian Homes Community

Arlington Heights, Ill. – March 28, 2017 – Today, The Moorings of Arlington Heights announced Marie Lanza, a sales veteran with 20+ years of experience, is the community’s new head of sales and marketing. In this role, Lanza will oversee all sales and marketing, manage a staff of sales counselors, and work with community leadership to welcome new residents following the completion of its $70M expansion project.

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Topics: Arlington Heights