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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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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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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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Assisted living, Floor Plan Options Our Favorite Assisted Living Floor Plans at Summit of Uptown

Springtime is (finally) arriving here in Chicagoland! There’s nothing quite like the excitement of a refreshing change, whether it’s a new meteorological season or a new life season. If you are ready to invest in resort-style assisted living, we are celebrating this exciting change with you.

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Senior Resources Senior Resources in Park Ridge That You Should Know About

Seniors who love everything the Midwest has to offer are often reluctant to join the droves of older adults who head south in their retirement. Whether you’re a snowbird or a full-time resident of Chicagoland, you get to enjoy four beautiful seasons, great sports, outstanding dining, and close proximity to Lake Michigan. Park Ridge is the perfect blend of Chicago-style neighborhoods and the convenience of a suburb, making it an ideal place to retire.

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Independent living, valentines day 6 Date Night Ideas for Valentine's Day Near Chicago, IL

We may still be months away from spring weather, but suburban Chicagoans have something warm and cozy to look forward to in February: celebrating Valentine’s Day! The holiday offers a welcome reprieve from frigid temperatures and icy streets, giving people of all ages plenty of reasons to get dressed up and head out on the town.

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Dementia Fourth of July Celebration Ideas for Those with Dementia

The Fourth of July is, for many families, summer’s best holiday. You might relish spending time at the pool, then wrapping up the day watching fireworks at your local park. You don’t have to stop celebrating Independence Day just because a loved one has dementia. Consider these tips to ensure everyone in the family has a great day. 

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