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Summit of Uptown Park Ridge, Community News Acting and Opera are Twin Passions of Leo Rizzetto

For many years, Leo Rizzetto worked as a court reporter by day. But by night, he transformed into Tevye from “Fiddler on the Roof,” or Joe in “Showboat,” or occasionally even Elvis Presley.

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Summit of Uptown Park Ridge, Community News Joan Esposito, 101, Has Lived Through Volumes of History

Joan Esposito’s life has been full, but it hasn’t always been easy.

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assisted living to dementia care When to Transition From Assisted Living to Dementia Care

Retiring in a senior living community means you and your loved one have access to additional support and resources as needs change or new challenges arise. When you or your loved one chooses to retire in a senior living community that offers more than one type of care, the opportunity to continue to live as independently and safely as possible only increases.

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Summit of Uptown Park Ridge, senior living questions We Answer All Your Questions about Summit of Uptown

The path to senior living can be a difficult and complicated journey. There are many issues and options to consider. Summit of Uptown is here to simplify this process, and help you choose the best senior living option for you. Here, we answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions that may arise.

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Summit of Uptown Park Ridge, Community News Summit of Uptown receptionist celebrates 30 years of helping residents

Arlene Pendergrast went to work as a receptionist at Summit of Uptown soon after her mother died. 

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Independent living 8 FAQs About Independent Living Communities Near Chicago

It doesn’t take long for visitors and residents alike to fall in love with Chicago over and over again. Between its Midwestern friendliness, shimmering Lake Michigan, and diverse neighborhoods, the Windy City is hard to beat. It’s no wonder that older adults want to stay near the town and suburbs they love when it’s time to retire. Fortunately, independent living near Chicago gives seniors a taste of the city with luxury amenities and access to wellness resources.

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Senior Activities, Senior Life, senior-friendly activities Keep it Cool: Senior Friendly Summer Activities

There’s nothing quite like summer in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. It only takes one summer season to remember why we all choose to endure the long winters; the warm temperatures, the blue skies, and even the summer thunderstorms make the snowy winters worth it.

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Community News Our Residents and Staff Honored Heroes on Memorial Day

As a grateful nation saluted the men and women who gave their lives for our freedom, Summit of Uptown held its Memorial Day commemoration on Thursday, with a ceremony to honor veterans, who recited the Pledge of Allegiance, sang “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and received a certificate and ribbon in honor of their service. The event concluded with the reading of poems and the playing of “Taps.”

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Senior living, Senior Living Options, senior living communities How to Stay Connected with Seniors in Senior Living Communities

Staying connected to family members when miles apart is important throughout every stage of life. However, older adults can especially benefit from feeling connected to and supported by their loved ones. Research has suggested that seniors who are isolated at home alone can often feel lonely, anxious, and depressed more often than their peers. Furthermore, seniors who are isolated are also at a higher risk of physical complications like obesity, heart disease, and cognitive decline. 

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Independent living, Senior Living Options, Active Senior Living 6 Amenities You Didn't Know Independent Living Communities Offered

Older adults across America are thriving and blossoming in senior living communities. Right here in the Chicagoland suburbs, seniors can enjoy the perks and benefits of independent living. If you’ve ever been curious about independent living, you may already know that these communities offer spacious apartments and socialization with friendly neighbors. However, these bustling communities may offer many more amenities than you even realized.

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