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The Ultimate Moving to Assisted Living Checklist

Moving to an Assisted Living community is a significant life transition that requires careful planning and consideration. Whether you’re an older adult making the move or moving a parent in…

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The Benefits of Nonprofit Senior Living

When you’re looking for care for a loved one, it’s important to know the distinctions between for-profit and nonprofit senior living and how your loved one can thrive in a…

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3 Things All Solo Agers Should Know

A solo ager is someone who’s navigating the aging journey without the traditional support of adult children, a partner, or immediate family. This could be due to various reasons like…

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Understanding the Differences Between Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home

As we age, we may start to need more help throughout the day with things we used to do on our own. This is a normal part of aging. Whether…

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The Perks of Lakefront Retirement Communities

Imagine waking up to the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan every day. There’s a cool breeze, and the blue water reaches the horizon. Living in areas considered prime real estate…

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Giving Thanks for Diversity & Inclusion This Holiday Season

The holiday season stirs up favorite memories and makes thankfulness top of mind. As we gather in groups big or small throughout the coming weeks, the universal theme of gratitude…

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Life at The Admiral: The Ultimate Chicago Senior Living Experience

There are several great reasons why The Admiral at the Lake is often described as “elevated senior living on Chicago’s lakefront.”    First, our beautiful and intelligently designed full-service retirement community…

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Staffers, older LGBT residents establish ties at The Admiral at The Lake

Before Ken Irvine moved to the senior living community The Admiral at The Lake, he was an expert at maneuvering conversations so people wouldn’t find out he was gay. “Back…

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Chicago Holiday Activities for Seniors

As the holidays approach and as the weather gets chillier, older adults in Chicago and surrounding areas have lots of options for making the most of the season.  You might…

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