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PRESBYTERIAN HOMES NAMES GLENN BRICHACEK EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF LAKE FOREST PLACE

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. Read More

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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

The Lake Forest Symphony Announces Heartstrings Health and Wellness Initiative

LAKE FOREST – The Lake Forest Symphony (LFS) today announced its first health and wellness initiative which will use music as a therapeutic method of addressing brain health in seniors suffering from memory loss and dementia. Read More

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Presbyterian Homes Grants Inaugural Elizabeth Breuer Scholarship to Memory Care Nurse

Evanston, Ill. – March 21, 2016 – Today, the Woman’s Board of Presbyterian Homes announced that the first-ever Elizabeth Breuer Memorial Scholarship, which will be granted periodically by a special committee to worthy employees of Westminster Place, was awarded to Xiaoli (Lily) Zhou, the full-time nurse at The Frank B. Foster Pavilion for Memory Care on the Westminster Place campus, the Presbyterian Homes community in Evanston. Read More

Lake Forest Place Selected as a Post-Acute Care Provider for State Pilot Program

Lake Forest, Ill. – March 7, 2016 – Today, Lake Forest Place, a Presbyterian Homes community, announced that its Balmoral Place Care Center was selected as one of three Lake Forest-area post-acute skilled nursing care center to participate in PACT: Preference-Aligned Communications and Treatment, a groundbreaking pilot program recently launched by Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital (https://www.nm.org/location/lake-forest-hospital). Read More