Residences Senior Living Blog

The Good News about Stroke

Residences at Deer Creek recently hosted a seminar by Neurologist Sarah Song, MD, MPH, FAHA, FAAN, Associate Professor in the Section of Cerebrovascular Disease, in the Department of Neurological Sciences, of Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Song specializes in the study, prevention, and treatment of stroke. Her message by and large was that stroke is… Read more »

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Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) – What Does It Mean and How Can Residences Senior Living Help?

Mild Cognitive Impairment (“MCI”) can cause a slight but noticeable and measurable decline in cognitive abilities, including memory and thinking skills. A person with MCI is at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. About Mild Cognitive Impairment MCI causes cognitive changes that are noticed by the individual experiencing them or… Read more »

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Announcing Our Annual Scarecrow Contest

Get in the fall spirit and show off your skills in Residences Senior Living’s annual scarecrow contest!  Who Can Participate?  Schools, nonprofit and community organizations, youth groups, local businesses, and clubs are all welcome to participate.  When is the Contest? Groups can construct and set up their scarecrow display from Oct. 19-21 at the Residences… Read more »

Residences at Deer Creek Celebrates Gorgeous Grandma Day!

Residences at Deer Creek celebrated their first annual Gorgeous Grandma Day! The national holiday is an opportunity to treat the special ladies in our lives to a day of luxury and appreciation. “We wanted all of our amazing ladies here to have a day of fun, so we invited our residents, whether or not they… Read more »

Residences at Coffee Creek Receives New Business Construction Award

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce presented Residences at Coffee Creek the New Business Construction award at its annual luncheon on Wednesday at Sand Creek Country Club. Presenting the awards was Julie Paulson of Harris Welsh & Lukmann. “Independence with Assistance” is the motto of the Residences at Coffee Creek.  Paulson said, “They have implemented 21st-century… Read more »

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Mealtime Tips for People With Dementia

  On average, Americans spend more than an hour each day eating. And while mealtimes are necessary for getting the nutrients we need, they’re also important social and cultural occasions. For people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, mealtimes can be difficult due to physical and mental changes. But it’s vital to make… Read more »