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My Chicago: Lifelong Learning in Chicago

Lifelong learning has started to become a priority when older adults begin to plan for their future. In fact, according to a survey in 2017,  Assessing Consumer Interest in University-Based…

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3 Reasons You Should Talk to Your Parent About Moving to a Lifecare Community

According to recent studies, 10 million adult children over the age of 50 are actively caregiving for their parent(s). These adult children are tasked with daily chores such as grocery…

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The Top 10 Myths About Retirement Communities

A retirement community is a place for active adults who are seeking things like exciting new friendships, stimulating educational opportunities and convenient lifestyles that help them thrive. However, if you…

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My Chicago: A Great Place to Call Home

Frank Sinatra sang it best: “And each time I roam, Chicago is calling me home, Chicago is why I just grin like a clown – It’s my kind of town!”…

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Types of Continuing Care Retirement Community Contracts

Among the many options of housing and care available to older adults, continuing care retirement community (also known as a CCRC, or Lifecare community) is one of the most popular…

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5 Fun, Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Apartment Home

Spring is almost upon us—the weather will warm up, the sun will shine and we’ll be able to venture out of our apartment homes without seven layers of winter gear.…

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Why Boomers are Choosing Life Plan Communities

Baby boomers are retiring at a higher rate every year. It is estimated that since 2011, an average of 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day. By 2030, about 18%…

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Why Shouldn’t I Age in Place at Home?

You are planning for your future needs and you may be thinking “I’d rather stay home and age in place, it’ll be cheaper and more comfortable.” Some boomers feel that…

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February Events

Whether you’re planning a romantic Valentine’s Day outing or simply looking for a fun weekend festival, Chicago has plenty of February events to keep you entertained. As residents of The…

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