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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

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