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10 Tips for the Chicago International Film Festival

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our…

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Celebrate October Near The Admiral at the Lake!

“Chicago is an October sort of city even in spring.” ― Nelson Algren, Chicago: City on the Make Chicago natives know October offers activities galore indoors and out. Join residents…

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Life Enrichment at The Admiral at the Lake

Senior retirement communities have discovered something that many programs for younger people have forgotten: Life enrichment is important. A truly effective life enrichment program focuses on all aspects of wellness—physical,…

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What Is a Life Plan Community?

One of the most frequent questions we receive here at The Admiral at the Lake is: What is a life plan community? Simply put, a life plan community, also called a  continuing…

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Life Enrichment: All I Want Is My Parent’s Happiness!

What do you think of when you think of your parent living in a senior retirement community? Most people don’t envision healthy, active seniors working toward a better tomorrow, college…

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Urban Living Near The Admiral at the Lake

“She is novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.” —Mark Twain Granted, Twain (Samuel Clemens) visited the town during the late…

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September Events

The kids are back to school, but that doesn’t mean Chicagoans aren’t going to enjoy the good weather before the winds of autumn begin. Join residents of The Admiral at…

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How the Brain Responds to Learning as We Age

We often hear that “staying active” is the best way to preserve good health, but to what extent is that true? How does nature versus nurture factor in? While regular…

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Preserve Your Vitality with Music

We all know the benefits of listening to music—improved memory and cognitive function, decreased feelings of pain, improved performance, lower stress, better sleep, and improved mood. Scientific studies indicate that…

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