Families & Caregivers, Dementia Care, Dementia Resources, Caregiver Resources 5 Resources for Dementia Caregivers
When you or your loved one receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, it is easy to feel like you are alone in this new world. Though the World Health Organization reports that approximately 10 million people receive a new dementia diagnosis each year, having dementia arrive at your family’s doorstep still feels quite lonely. Fortunately, there are resources for dementia caregivers throughout the Chicagoland area, making connection and education readily available to help you through this time.
Assisted living, Understanding Assisted Living, Cost of Senior Living What Is the Real Cost of Assisted Living in Naperville?
If your loved one is considering a move to assisted living, you may be wondering exactly what its financial impact will be. Discovering the costs of assisted living in Naperville and its surrounding western suburbs is an important part of the selection process as you determine which community will be best. While the final dollar amount is vital, it’s important to remember all that is taken into consideration when these prices are determined.
employee spotlight Employee Spotlight: Nikki
Congratulations to Nikki, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) and Arbor’s Employee of the Month for August. She celebrates two years of nursing this October, and is proud to have spent the past eight months of her career at Arbor. Nikki makes senior living at Arbor Terrace Naperville an exceptional experience for every resident. We cherish Nikki’s can-do spirit and welcoming smile, and are proud to have her as part of our Arbor family.
employee spotlight Employee Spotlight: Christine Wallen
Arbor’s Star of the Year award honors staff who show commitment, compassion, and a willingness to go above and beyond as part of their mission to improve the lives of our senior residents. Christine Wallen, Arbor Star of the Year 2018, has served the Arbor community since March 2018. We’re thrilled to have her commitment to senior living at Arbor Terrace Naperville. She is currently our Lead Dining Room Server. This very public role means she interacts with our residents daily, talking to them about their lives and their needs, and ensuring they eat quality, delicious food each and every day.
Resident Spotlight Resident Spotlight: Joyce Willis
Joyce Willis, a vibrant 83-year-old, is one of the most beloved residents of Arbor Terrace Naperville. A retired accountant for the State of Illinois, Joyce chose Arbor because she knew she wanted a meaningful retirement. She says her favorite thing about retirement is being able to do whatever she wants. Arbor plays a key role in ensuring that’s exactly what Joyce gets to do. Here’s what Joyce has learned about retirement, relationships, and life in her 83 years of cultivating expertise on what it means to live well.
Active Senior Living 8 Things for Active Seniors to Do Near Chicago
Chicago is a great place to live, with legendary attractions such as Wrigley Field, Millennium Park, and the Magnificent Mile drawing thousands of tourists each year. Chicago is also an aging city with a growing senior population. This thriving metropolis isn’t just for young people; there’s plenty to do and learn here no matter how old you are. Whether you’re seeking an outing for the grandkids or looking to pick up a new hobby that’s all your own, here are our picks for the best things for active seniors to do near Chicago.
Arbor Terrace Naperville’s Grand Opening Celebration was the cat’s meow! The spectacular 1920s Chicagoland-themed event kicked off with a ribbon cutting to celebrate months of hard work building the state-of-the-art senior living community with amenities for assisted living, independent living, and memory care residents.