Chicago’s Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art honors Admiral at the Lake resident Jan Petry

Nov 03, 2015

Jan Petry, who has overseen more than 135 art exhibits for Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, received that organization’s 2015 Visionary Award at a fundraising gala, with a Western theme, Friday evening, Oct. 30, in Chicago. A sculptor and retired VP Associate Creative Director with Leo Burnett, an international advertising agency, Jan […]

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Freedom of Assembly: Niche communities appeal to retirees with something in common

Oct 16, 2015

The Admiral at the Lake is featured in the Chicago Tribune as a niche community for those pursuing life long learning…CLICK HERE to read more about how resident Toni Smith is bringing fascinating educational programs to the community.

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Admiral’s outdoor spaces featured in Senior Housing News

Oct 12, 2015

The Admiral at the Lake figures prominently in an article published Oct. 12 in Senior Housing News about innovative outdoor spaces. The article, titled “Senior Living Providers Plant Seeds and Watch Wellness, Sales Grow,” includes several photos of outdoor spaces at The Admiral at the Lake and quotes from Executive Director Glenn Brichacek and The […]

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Chicago honors Admiral at the Lake resident Ella Jenkins

Sep 17, 2015

Chicago shined a spotlight on beloved children’s music performer and educator Ella Jenkins Wednesday evening, Sept. 16, at its annual Fifth Star Awards Ceremony in the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. Jenkins is a resident of The Admiral at the Lake continuing care retirement community on the lakefront on the city’s North Side. As an […]

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New Book Details Advantages of ‘Aging in Community’

Jul 29, 2015

In response to the longevity revolution, geriatric professionals nationwide are calling for “aging in place,” encouraging the elderly to “stay at home, where you want to be.” But residents of Kendal at Longwood, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) adjacent to Longwood Gardens in scenic southeastern Pennsylvania, see aging from a much different perspective. In […]

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Summaries of Kendal’s Intergenerational Webcast on Aging provided to White House Conference on Aging

Jul 14, 2015

Kendal has provided the 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) Planning Team with a 20-page Executive Summary and a video overview of its recent intergenerational webcast on aging issues. On May 28, Kendal partnered with its local PBS-TV station to webcast live, intergenerational discussions about each of the four themes of the upcoming White […]

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Admiral at the Lake resident featured on FRONTLINE’s ‘Being Mortal’

Feb 10, 2015

Feb. 10, 2015—Genie Shields, an Admiral at the Lake resident, and her husband, the late Geoffrey B. Shields, figure prominently in a new FRONTLINE documentary on death and dying slated for broadcast tonight (Feb. 10) on PBS-TV stations nationwide. Two years in the making and based on renowned surgeon and New Yorker writer Atul Gawande’s best-selling book, Being Mortal, the […]

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Outpatient Rehab Center opens at The Admiral

Dec 22, 2014

  The Admiral at the Lake has partnered with Doctors of Physical Therapy and Alliance Rehab to open a new Outpatient Rehabilitation Center on the ground floor of The Admiral at the Lake at 929 W. Foster Ave., just off North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, opened at The Admiral the […]

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Making A Difference At The Admiral at the Lake

The Admiral Voice is our bi-monthly employee newsletter, featuring articles written by Admiral employees and announcements for upcoming community events. Vanessa Parada, Director of Human Resources, highlighted a warm welcome letter written by Brandon Hypse, a Facilities team member, to another new employee: I recently received a piece of inspiration that touched my heart so […]

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They’re back: Returning home is the right direction for some retirees

Nov 19, 2014

Apparently, you can go home again. Suzanne Thurston lived for 20 years in north suburban Deerfield and then moved with her husband to Southwest Florida where the couple retired and built the house of their dreams on Marco Island.. After her husband died in 2007, Thurston’s friends urged her to move to a nearby retirement […]

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