Staying Active This Winter: Five Habits to Try

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Oct 30, 2019 3:05:35 PM

Winter in Chicago: It can be cold and snowy, but there’s no need to stop doing the things you love just because of the season. You may choose to spend these months getting involved in service work, meeting up with old and new friends, and pursuing or rekindling your favorite hobby.

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A Spirit of Service: Volunteering at Lake Forest Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Oct 9, 2019 7:13:21 PM

Philanthropy and service are integral parts of many Lake Forest Place residents’ lives - whether they are lifelong volunteers or have rekindled the passion in retirement.

Read on or watch our video to see how our residents give back to the community and to get inspired today!

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10 Things Perfect for Older Adults to Do in Lake Forest

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Aug 14, 2019 2:10:00 PM

If you’re visiting Lake Forest, IL, one of Chicagoland’s premiere neighborhoods, you won’t want to miss these 10 destinations that are perfect for older adults.

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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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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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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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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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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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Presbyterian Homes Names Glenn Brichacek Executive Director

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Feb 1, 2017 5:27:00 PM

Lake Forest, Ill. – February 1, 2017 – Today, Presbyterian Homes announced Glenn Brichacek is the new executive director at Lake Forest Place, the organization’s senior living community in Lake Forest, Ill. In this role, Brichacek will oversee all community operations, manage community staff, foster resident relations and serve on the organization’s corporate leadership committee. 

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New Cottage Construction is Complete at Lake Forest Place

Posted by Presbyterian Homes on Aug 2, 2016 5:29:00 PM

 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Commemorates Final Phase of 14 Duplex-Style Residences

Lake Forest, Ill. – August 2, 2016 – Today, Lake Forest Place, a Presbyterian Homes community, celebrated the final phase of construction for Chalmers Court, which consists of 14 new duplex-style luxury residences that are already more than 30% presold and are scheduled for completion in the Fall 2016.   

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