Naperville, outdoor activities for seniors Mary Ellen Finds Passion in Plants
For Mary Ellen, nature has always been the center of her world. A certified Master Gardener and resident at Arbor Terrace Naperville, Mary Ellen has had a passion for nature and gardening since childhood. Currently, she faithfully waters plants in the Bridges neighborhood daily and also helps in the courtyard garden during gardening season. It’s something she has done for years now, and her role is only poised to grow.
Memory care, Dementia Care Unique Ways Arbor Terrace Helps With Memory Care
Arbor Terrace Naperville residents can choose from options including assisted living and dementia care. Our Evergreen neighborhood was specially designed to serve older adults who are living with cognitive decline, whether it’s because of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia.
Assisted living Moving to Assisted Living? Here's How You Can Prepare
Now that you’ve made your decision about which assisted living community is best for you, it is time to get ready for your upcoming move. This is an exciting time, certainly, but you might also be feeling worried, anxious, or overwhelmed while preparing for the transition to your new home. All of your feelings are valid, and you can feel more in control of your move when you prepare to the best of your abilities. Here are just a few ways you can make your transition to your new assisted living home.
Assisted living 7 FAQs About Assisted Living in Naperville
Older adults searching for a bit of extra assistance with daily tasks have multiple solutions to choose from. Here in Chicago’s western suburbs, seniors enjoy hundreds of options, ranging from in-home care to senior living. Though the extra options certainly empower older adults and their family members, the sheer volume of choices can be overwhelming as well.
Senior Aging & Health, Dementia, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease How to Tell the Difference Between Normal Aging and Dementia
As we age, we can experience physical challenges like aching joints or decreased mobility. In addition to these physical challenges, we also increase the chances of cognitive decline as we get older. However, it is important to note that not all cognitive loss is a normal part of aging. In fact, though Alzheimer’s disease and dementia diagnoses do increase with age, these types of progressive conditions are not a normal part of aging at all.
Naperville, Community News Arbor Terrace Naperville Residents Mark Milestone Birthdays
Two residents of Arbor Terrace Naperville celebrated milestone birthdays during the month of November: Evelyn Korvada turned 95 and Jean Schaefer had her 90th birthday.
Naperville, Community News Women at Arbor Terrace Naperville Discuss What Voting Means to Them on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
This year is memorable for many reasons, but one that you might not realize is that 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote.
Naperville, Community News Arbor Terrace Naperville Celebrates Grandparents with Drive-By Parade
The grandmas and grandpas who live at Arbor Terrace Naperville were honored with a parade Sept. 13 as the community celebrated Grandparents Day.
Community News, Book Review Book Review: The 36-Hour Day
To celebrate Read a Book Month, Alex Raftakis read and reviewed the book, The 36-Hour Day, by Nancy Mace and Peter Rabins. Alex is the lead front desk concierge at Arbor Terrace Naperville. Her strong relationship with her grandparents and desire to enter a career that helped others influenced her towards the senior care industry. She came to Arbor soon after graduating from North Central College in 2018 with a degree in Sociology. Her review, below, details her thoughts and experience reading the 6th edition of this helpful guide.