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About Our Community

Summit of Uptown in Park Ridge offers quality, state-of-the-art independent living, assisted living, and memory care in Chicago.

With luxury accommodations, an elite address and an array of amenities, our Park Ridge community offers the best in Chicago senior living. Featuring innovative engaged living programs and professional staff, we're committed to enhancing each resident’s physical, intellectual, cultural and spiritual well-being.

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Independent Living

Everyone's situation is different, but we offer many different service packages to accommodate residents of all levels of care and activity.

 

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Assisted Living

Our senior assisted living program is designed to meet a range of needs, from minimal to full assistance with activities of daily living, providing "just right" support and guidance that flex or grow to meet your changing needs.

 

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Memory Care

Memory Care means 24-hour support for seniors dealing with Alzheimer's and other age-related dementias. Featuring completely individualized care programs, specialist attention, tempting nutritional options and even counseling and support for family members, our memory care is driven by the latest research and understanding of memory disorders.

Why We're Different

    Say goodbye to boredom with Engaged Living

    We’re doing away with the stereotypical notions of retirement living. At Summit of Uptown, we strive for more than just bingo and a bouncing ball. We go above and beyond to offer the best quality of life for each resident.

    Our Engaged Living calendars give you the opportunity to be exactly as busy as you want to be with activities and events in these areas:

    Art and Education
    Activities that stimulate the mind and encourage learning and exploration. 

    Deep Connections
    Opportunities that connect to who you are as a person and your individual interests.

    Health and Wellness
    Robust exercise programs and activities that challenge the brain.

    Purposeful Living
    Activities that help us give back to others and remain an active part of society. 

    Recreation and Leisure
    Activities that are fun and enjoyable and encourage us to spend time with friends and family.

    Spiritual Journey
    Opportunities to connect to our soul through structured religious activities or individual reflection.

     

    We are specialists in the field of memory and cognition

    With over 30 years of expertise in memory care for Alzheimer's disease and dementia, our small and intimate setting helps us focus more on care and programs for our residents and their families.

    From those who just want to make sure they keep sharp to residents requiring management and intervention for age-related cognitive decline, we are the experts in senior cognitive health and our care reflects our years of experience.

    Eating for pleasure, independence, and nutrition

    It can be hard to enjoy a meal when physical or cognitive problems get in the way. Our award-winning Dining with Dignity® program makes it easy again with a wide variety of chef-prepared foods re-imagined to make them simple for even the most challenged eater to enjoy.

    Proven track record for success

    The Arbor Company has a proven record of successful support and intervention that lead to better nutrition, better cognitive support, restored family relationships, and better long-term health for residents.

    Serious training for serious needs

    Staff at Summit of Uptown in Park Ridge are invested in helping each resident receive the best possible care and support for their cognitive needs. That's why they participate in our unique cognitive care training program, designed to make each participant a skilled provider of cognitive health support.

    Experience counts at Summit of Uptown

    We make a point of recruiting and hiring the best and then training them to be even better. At Summit of Uptown in Park Ridge, everyone is a specialist and your family is always in safe, experienced hands.

    Award-winning care

    Our Dining with Dignity® program has won awards and recognition for its improvement in nutritional outcomes for seniors with dementia. This program is designed to reduce the risk of choking and aspiration and make meals easy and pleasant again with delicious flavor, good nutrition, and thoughtful presentation, all prepared by expert chefs.

    Learn More About Our Team

    Executive Director: Wilson Anhar, CDAL

    Wilson has extensive experience managing Retirement Communities since 2004. His prior experience span over 19 years in the Hospitality arena.

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    Resident Care Counselor: Josephine Bernero

    Jo prides herself on making sure that residents make a smooth transition to Summit and enjoy everything that summit of Uptown has to offer.

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    Business Office Manager: Rosa Edelman

    Since 2005 residents and families have relied on Rosa for accurate billing and her weekly walking club with our residents.

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    Housekeeping Supervisor: Margaret Frackowiak

    Margaret and her team take great pride in making sure our suites look their very best when a new resident moves in and throughout their stay.

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    Engagement Director: Susan Franczek

    Susan has worked in event planning and management since 2000. She loves to bring joy to our residents on a daily basis.

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    Resident Care Director: Isa Losurdo, BSN, RN

    It is important for Isa to help residents and their families make a smooth transition and feel like they're part of Summit family.

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    Memory Care Director: Kathryn Marous, LPN

    She has concentrated on her love of the elderly and specifically memory care since 2014. She will often be found singing to her residents.

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    Maintenance Director: Gene McLean

    Multiple years of experience in the Healthcare and excellent customer service skills make Gene one likable man at the Summit of Uptown.

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    Sales & Marketing Director: Jayne Miller

    Jayne has enjoyed a long, successful career in sales and marketing with the last 7+ years spent specificially in the senior living industry.

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    Floor Plans

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    Studio, 1 Bath

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    410 Square Feet

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    One Bedroom

    Optional Washer/Dryer

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    One Bedroom Deluxe

    Large Bedroom

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    Amenities

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    Neighborhood Dining Room

    Offering a dining room where residents can enjoy chef-prepared favorites that appeal to the most particular tastes.

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    Neighborhood Living Room

    Where residents can enjoy comfortable seating while reminiscing to familiar tunes and TV shows or participate in the activity of the moment.

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    Beautiful Design

    Residents enjoy a community floor plan and layout designed for comfort, safety, and socialization, combining independence and freedom with safety, comfort, and luxury.

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    Wellness Center

    High-quality care provided in association with the Wesley Woods Center of Emory Healthcare and the Emory University Center for Health in Aging.

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    Activities and Entertainment

    From exercise to dance class to more quiet pursuits, our Engagement program is designed to banish boredom no matter what your age or ability level.

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    Deck and Courtyard Garden

    Enjoy our deck and courtyard garden for fresh air and exercise.

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    Pricing & Availability

    Create the right combination of floor plan and health care services.satisfactionguaranteed.jpg Pricing is based on your choice of apartment and care needs. A complimentary wellness assessment will be provided to determine your individualized care needs. Your satisfaction is also guaranteed with our commitment to you and your family.

    We’re standing by to answer your questions. Give us a call at (847) 825-1161 or click the button below to request more information.

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    What's Happening at Summit of Uptown

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    Fun Things For Seniors To Do In Park Ridge

    Close enough to Chicago for a quick day trip, but full of a life of its own, Park Ridge, Illinois, is a lovely city that would make an ideal retirement location. Here are some fun activities for seniors in Park Ridge! 

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    Summit Keeps Close Ties With Park Ridge Community

    Helen Keller once said, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” The Summit of Uptown, 10 N. Touhy, Park Ridge, has taken those words to heart—partnering with other organizations in the community—as it has become a hub of life in the community. Read the full article here

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    Summit's executive director earns professional distinction

    Wison Anhar, Executive Director at the Summit of Uptown, is among the first nationwide to earn the distinction and honor of being identified at a Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) by the Senior Living Certification Commission (SLCC) of Argentum. This certification establishes professionalism and sets the standard for quality in the senior living industry. Read the Full Article at Chicago Tribune

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    5 Things to Know About Assisted Living in Park Ridge, Illinois

    Park Ridge’s quiet suburban appeal and close proximity to Chicago have made it a popular community for seniors to make their homes. Read our latest blog on five things you should know about assisted living in Park Ridge. 

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    The Best Resources for Seniors Living in Park Ridge, IL

    For aging adults, resources for seniors in Park Ridge, IL, are some of the best in the state. Here's a full list of the best resources available. 

    Come and Visit Us!

    We always welcome visitors, whether you want to take a tour, eat a meal, or spend some time talking with our residents and staff. You can even schedule an overnight visit. Request more information today!

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    "The Summit has the best people caring for everyone and they all have a great personality, sense of humor and a very caring soul. So I just want to send all of you a big THANK YOU and GOD BLESS."

    - Niece of John B.

    I've lived here for a few months and I want to commend all the staff, particularly the aides, for being so helpful and, most importantly, for always having big smiles. 

    - Dan N, Resident

    "The last few months have been very difficult for us and your compassion has been greatly appreciated.
    You are a "first class" facility.  We thank the staff at Summit for your kindness!"

    - Son of Lydia P.

    "I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all you did for Mom and me over the past three years. The Summit is truly a wonderful place…and the staff are angels."

    - Daughter of Marianne L.

    Family Stories

    "We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the wonderful friendship and support you gave my Dad. He loved living here and did so fully, vibrantly, and independently. Your kind, compassionate, professional care was so very much appreciated. With just the right amount of activities, intellectual stimulation, fun, and respectful, loving care, the Summit provided my Dad with a comfortable, happy home. He flourished here. As he often said, "This is the answer for me."

    - Daughter of Nat B.

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    The Questions You’re Afraid to Ask About Aging and Senior Health

    Learn what changes lie ahead and how to prepare for healthy aging in this free e-Book from the experts at Arbor Company.

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    The Summit of Uptown in Park Ridge

    10 North Summit Ave.
    Park Ridge, IL 60068