Do you know what goes into providing an award-winning senior living experience? Here at Summit of Uptown, we’ve got all the ingredients for the best senior care in the Chicago area.

We’ve taken senior living to the next level in every way, and we are excited to share what makes us so unique. Every day, we strive to provide an awesome experience to our residents by exceeding their expectations, creating deep connections with them and their families, and enhancing and supporting their passions. 

We’re counting down the top 10 elements that separate us from the competition. Read on to learn more about what makes Summit of Uptown the best in senior living.

10. Dining

At Summit of Uptown, you can expect a delicious dining experience. We’ve got flexible dining options, from coffee and pastries in the bistro, a quick bite to eat or a sit down dinner in our dining room, to drinks with friends. Or, enjoy a quiet evening cooking in your apartment on full-size kitchen appliances. Our experienced chef and trained kitchen staff prepare delicious meals meant to support an active and healthy lifestyle, and our residents have a say when it comes to menu planning as well. We know how important food is to your senior living experience, so we make sure you enjoy every tasty bite of life. 

9. Health & Wellness

What better time to focus on health than at the beginning of a new year? At Summit of Uptown, we focus on total wellness–mind, body, and spirit–every day! With our on-site fitness center, group classes, rehabilitation services, and trained instructors, you know you or your loved one will have the focus on personal health that is appropriate and unique. We also have doctors and specialists that visit, as well as transportation to visit your own medical providers as needed. Whether you are starting a new health plan, or need medical management for chronic conditions, we can provide you the resources and support you need to live a healthy life at Summit. 

8. Engagement

Engagement is a way of life at Summit of Uptown. We have an engagement staff that prepares a wide variety of special events, activities and meaningful moments for our residents to stay vital and active. Our programming is designed to compliment the full, well-rounded adult, with a schedule packed full of opportunities to engage. But we also understand the balance our residents crave, and offer individual and quiet activities so you can be as active or as peaceful as you want to be from day to day.

7. Housekeeping

Life at Summit is maintenance-free living at its best. To help accomplish this lifestyle, we have a team of staff dedicated to seeing to your every need. One thing that sets us apart from other senior communities in the area is how we have separate teams for housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance at Summit of Uptown to make sure our community is clean, safe and well-kept. So there’s no need for the dreaded “spring cleaning.” Our residents appreciate not having to lift a finger for these services, and we love to serve!

6. Services and Amenities

Remember when we mentioned that life at Summit of Uptown is maintenance-free living? Well, that lifestyle also comes with a list of inclusive services and amenities! We’ve already mentioned the fine dining options, personal laundry and linen services, housekeeping and maintenance-free living, as well as our on-site gym and packed schedule of activities, but there are a host of other services and experiences you can expect at Summit, including:

  • Concierge services
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Library
  • Beauty salon and spa
  • Movie theater
  • Pet-friendly accommodations
  • Painting studio

And the list goes on! Our residents tell us this lifestyle they've always wanted. 

5. Location, Location, Location!

We know you pay a premium to live in the prestigious Park Ridge area. That’s why we make sure that life at Summit of Uptown provides the best Park Ridge has to offer. This gem of a building is nestled steps from the Park District, where residents can enjoy peace and beauty, but within a suburban neighborhood that is walking distance of many shopping centers, churches, grocery stores and entertainment as well. At Summit, residents can live a life that is as calm or exciting as they choose. 

4. Assisted Living

Assisted living at Summit of Uptown offers all the lifestyle and amenities you desire, with additional care and assistance needed to live as independently as possible. Our trained staff provide the extra help you need, when you need it, without compromising your privacy or your independence. 

3. Dementia Care

Our memory care is designed specifically for seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. Summit of Uptown provides a peaceful environment with meaningful social activities. Our dementia care program focuses on providing support, encouragement, and relationships for each of our residents along their journey.

2. Partnerships

Sometimes it’s not what you know, but who you know that counts. At Summit of Uptown, we’ve got an extensive network of senior care partners. This is why we are uniquely qualified to provide the best in senior living. Our local staff is deeply rooted in the Chicago area, and has made extensive connections in Park Ridge, creating a network of support throughout the greater community. Our partnerships with local health and wellness providers, small businesses, and community leaders keeps us at the forefront of senior living. 

1. Leadership

The final, and possibly most important way we provide award-winning senior care is through the leadership of our executive team. We make sure to hire and retain the best talent, because we know tenured staff are necessary when creating a consistent, reliable living environment without a disruption in the experience you’ve come to expect on a daily basis. Our staff has long tenure (over 30+ years of experience!), so you can have peace of mind knowing Summit of Uptown is in good hands. 

These are just ten of the special ingredients we use when cooking up award-winning senior living in Park Ridge, IL. But there is so much more to experience, and we’ve got it all at Summit of Uptown.

When you’re ready to discover what life at Summit has to offer, give us a call and schedule your private tour.

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