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Presbyterian Homes Receives Exclusive CARF Accreditation

Evanston, Ill. – September 22, 2016 – Today, Presbyterian Homes, the senior living organization with Life Plan communities in the Chicago suburbs of Evanston, Lake Forest, and Arlington Heights, announced that it has again earned the exclusive CARF accreditation, which it has received consistently since 1990. Presbyterian Homes is only one of seven senior living organizations in the Chicagoland area, and its communities are just three of 2000 nationwide, to earn the CARF seal of excellence. Read More

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8 powerful ways to boost brainpower as we age

What have you done to exercise your brain today? Everyone knows it’s important to stay physically fit and active as we age, but staying mentally sharp might be most important of all. And it turns out many people are keenly aware of this, yet they don’t know what to do to fully boost their brainpower. Read More

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The joyful benefits of creative expression for older adults

According to the American Art Therapy Association, art, music, dance and other creative pursuits have some exciting benefits for aging adults, including improved memory, motor skills, self-esteem, relaxation, as well as strengthening neural pathways that may help prevent dementia. Read More

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Paisley Valentincic Wins ‘Most Sales Within Presbyterian Homes’

Paisley Valentincic Wins ‘Most Sales Within Presbyterian Homes’ Lake Forest Place Director of Sales & Marketing Earns Top Honors for Third Consecutive Year Valentincic Closes 25 Sales this Fiscal Year Read More

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NEW COTTAGE CONSTRUCTION IS COMPLETE AT LAKE FOREST PLACE

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. Read More

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For Independent Living Without Hassles, Younger Seniors Are Moving to Retirement Communities Earlier

Dave and Nancy Napalo are fond of their jaunts to the city for culture and dining, and are hard to pin down at home because of their busy travel schedule. So, it might be curious to some that they reside at the Presbyterian Homes Lake Forest Place, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), known to most as catering to those in their 70s and 80s. Both 65 years young, the Napalos are part of the changing face of senior retirement living. Read More

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How to make your home safer for older adults

Everyone wants an independent, active lifestyle, even as our age odometer ticks well above 60. But as years go by, it’s wise — and increasingly important — to take precautionary measures to ensure a safe, secure environment around the home. Read More

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Technology makes improvements, advancements in senior living

If you or a loved one are moving to a senior living community, you’d better be prepared to embrace the 21st century. Technology has already moved in and is creating a safer, healthier, more connected environment for residents and their families. Read More

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Welcome, grandkids. Programs, events at retirement communities create memories

If you think age-restricted retirement communities don’t go out of their way to welcome grandchildren then you haven’t met Jay Tunney, Roy Uddman, or Bob and Jeanne Haller. Read More

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THE MOORINGS OF ARLINGTON HEIGHTS BEGINS $70M EXPANSION PROJECT

Arlington Heights, Ill. – June 6, 2016 – On Friday June 3, The Moorings of Arlington Heights, the Presbyterian Homes community, broke ground on a $70M expansion project that will include construction of a new chapel/fellowship hall and 70 additional assisted living apartments, scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2018, and 20 new assisted living / memory support apartments, which are slated for completion the following year. Read More