Residences Senior Living Blog


Is a Career in Senior Living Right for You?

By 2025, the senior living industry will employ 1.2 million workers. And it’s not only doctors and nurses – there are career opportunities in business and management, recreation, dining and more. Read on to learn more about careers in senior living, and see if one could be right for you.

Staying Young at Heart as We Age

Things can certainly change as we age, and with each change comes a new norm. Children grow up and have children of their own. Health can change and sometimes downsizing or moves take place, as well as social circles becoming smaller. Socialization and meaningful interactions are so important as we age. Keeping our minds stimulated… Read more »

Deek Creek resident Betty Burks shares her late husband's role in the Ruby Bridges story.

Deer Creek Resident Shares Personal Story of Iconic Civil Rights Event

A Norman Rockwell painting hangs on the wall of Betty Burks’ Residences at Deer Creek apartment. The painting shows four U.S. marshals walking a little girl to school amidst a scrawled slur and thrown tomatoes. The little girl is Ruby Bridges, one of the first students to attend a desegregated school in New Orleans after… Read more »

Female caregiver holds mug and sits with male loved one.

Caregiving Stress is Normal. Here’s How to Help Prevent It

Being a caregiver can be difficult. Although you care deeply for your loved one, the physical and mental challenges of helping someone with all the activities of daily life can become stressful at times. That’s why it’s so important to keep a clear head and take care of your own mental health. After all, if… Read more »

Residences at Coffee Creek Hosts Grand Opening Celebration

CHESTERTON, December 28, 2018– Residences at Coffee Creek celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration with a festive, holiday themed event attracting more than 400 community members. The 112-unit state of the art senior living community is now open and welcoming new residents’ home. The grand opening event was nothing short of spectacular featuring… Read more »

Residences at Deer Creek Named “Caring Super Star of 2019” for Service Excellence

Residences at Deer Creek Honored Among Top Senior Living Communities in the Nation – Named “Caring Super Star of 2019” for Service Excellence Schererville, Indiana – December 4, 2018 Residences at Deer Creek is pleased to announce it has been selected as a “Caring Super Star of 2019”   for service excellence in senior living. In… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well being. So what are some of the health benefits? Health Benefits of Aromatherapy Some studies have shown that aromatherapy can have some of the following positive outcomes: Relief from anxiety and depression Improved quality of life, for some people… Read more »

Jill’s Skin Care Brings New Spa Services!

Jill’s Skin Care Brings New Spa Services! We are so excited to announce a new service line at Residences at Deer Creek: Jill’s Skin Care!  A Certified Esthetician and Licensed Manicurist, Jill has 21 years of experience in the industry with making guests feel beautiful on the outside just as they are on the inside…. Read more »

Residences at Deer Creek Announces New Executive Chef!

Congratulations to Vanessa Schiola for her promotion to Executive Chef at Residences at Deer Creek in Schererville, Indiana! Vanessa has been with Residences at Deer Creek since we opened in 2013. She has more than 20 years of experience with fine dining, catering, menu planning and development, and senior living. With the help of her… Read more »