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Up the Ladder of Staff Success Starts with a Desire to Learn, Encouragement, and Opportunity for CNAs at Residences Senior Living

Bonita Landon is a self-described “life- long learner” who enjoys every day she works at Residences at Coffee Creek Senior Living.  We know, because she says so! “Some people dread going to work, but I really don’t mind.  I love it here.  The staff who were already working here welcomed me and helped me learn …

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Art for Seniors—Therapeutic and FUN!

You don’t even have to know how to draw stick figures to experience the joy of smooshing color across a sheet of paper with a brush or a marker. That’s right, “smooshing” —because the beauty of making beauty is that while others may want to call it art, you can call it fun!  You can…

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A Starry Night – Prom for Our Seniors at Residences at Coffee Creek Senior Living

Stars are still shining in the eyes of our residents who filled the dining area with glamor, dancing, and a menu fit for any gala pre or post prom. March 31, 2022 was indeed A Starry Night to remember and never forget as residents and their families enjoyed a real senior prom, complete with the…

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Fall Prevention Tips for Spring and Summer’s Warmer Weather 

Spring, at long last, is finally here and we’re longing to be outdoors. We want to take advantage of walking and gardening, not only because our physician recommends these activities for our well-being, but because we also enjoy them. Staying safe will ensure we’ll continue to enjoy them all year long!  Recently we invited our…

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March Is National Social Workers Month!  2022 Is A Great Time to Pause and Reflect on the Contributions Made Every Day By Professionals Serving Our Residents Senior Living and Communities throughout Northwest Indiana 

Whether you are one of our residents or a family member or friend of a loved one who has moved into Residences at Deer Creek Senior Living in Schererville or Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, chances are you’ve had occasion to meet with our own Director of Social Services, Lindsey Sherron. That’s because Lindsey…

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Are you an older adult looking for a drug-free way to reduce anxiety and/or pain, sleep better, improve your concentration, mood and outlook on life?  Are you searching for an Assisted Living community with a great Life Enrichment program to respond to these needs? 

Tai Chi, yes, the exercise with the slow and deliberate swooping movements you’ve seen people doing  in movies and on tv, can be your good RX and experience for what ails you, if only you’d give it a try. Residences Senior Living is so convinced about the difference it makes for the seniors who live…

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New Year, New Faces Joining Our Leadership Team at Residences at Deer Creek Senior Living 

As we rang in the new year last month, we also welcomed two new directors to our leadership team at Residences at Deer Creek.  Meet Rhana Sanders as our Director of Human Resources and Mike Willis as our Business Office Director.  While we’ve had the opportunity to spend time with each since ringing in the…

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Our Nurses Are Not Just for Our Residents, But for Their Families Too

No one knows better than our nurses the importance of having that special connection with families of the residents in a senior living community. No one has put it more aptly than Chelsey Hill, one of the team of nurses who serves families as well as residents in our Memory Care neighborhood.  “Right away I…

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year—Take Time to Reminisce about Holiday Traditions and Share Stories from Years Gone By This Year!

Every family getting together for holiday celebrations knows there will come a point in the gathering where a child will ask a grandparent “What did Santa bring you when you were little?” or what it was like to celebrate that special holiday. It may be that a grandparent will bring up the subject without a…

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When Holidays Bring Stress or Sadness, Reminisce and Share Feelings

The anticipation is high, the holidays are upon us and another year is coming to its close. The expectation is that we should all be joyous, but maybe we’re not feeling the joy this time. That makes us feel even worse, that we’re not feeling “what we should.”  Take comfort, it’s very common to “have…