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Janis LaFond Is the Lead Concierge at Residences at Deer Creek Known to Everyone As “GiGi”

She’s the amazing lady at the front desk who welcomes every visitor and vendor at the entrance lobby at Residences at Deer Creek. She is the official representative of Residences at Deer Creek in that beautiful lobby.  She seems to know everything and everyone and if she doesn’t, she’ll find out for you A.S.A.P. That’s our Gigi, who lives the…

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Summer of Life: Red Cross Blood Donors at Residences at Coffee Creek Will Make a Difference for 102 Patients in Need!

“It’s amazing, truly amazing” according to the hard-working, dedicated staff of the American Red Cross of Northwest Indiana who lauded the dedication of  Life Enrichment staff at Residences at Coffee Creek for their efforts in holding their first ever blood drive Friday, July 2, 2021.  Angela Williams, Director of Life Enrichment, said they were amazed as well…

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The Beat Goes On… to July 29 for Residences at Coffee Creek’s Summer Concert Series

Gerry Hundt is the next headliner 5-6:30 p.m. at the beautiful Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Amphitheater on Thursday, July 29 for Residences’ Coffee and A Concert.  Gerry’s a friend of Ivy Ford who kicked off our summer concert series July 6, after a few rain delays.  Ivy made a hot evening feel real cool with her blues…

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Stephanie Joseph, Residences at Coffee Creek’s Cook Who Stepped Up to the Plate!

She never dreamed that one day she would actually become a cook for the senior living and memory care voted #1 in Northwest Indiana, but Stephanie Joseph listened to the encouragement of Chef Jerry and decided to take the risk to try something new.  Was she scared? Absolutely! Did she succeed? Absolutely, just ask the residents who…

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Meet Your Residences at Coffee Creek Concierges

Residences at Coffee Creek Senior Living offers Concierge services daily 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.  We thought you’d like to meet these ladies so dedicated to serving the needs of our residents and their families. This is Part 1 in our series introducing our Concierges.  Duties of a concierge, by dictionary definition, include meeting with guests and…

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Supervisor of Housekeeping, Tracy Myer, Is Ready for the Challenge!

Newly- Promoted  Supervisor of Housekeeping, Tracy Myer, Is Ready for the Challenge! Tracy Myer spent nearly three and a half years “learning from the best” as she describes being mentored by retiring predecessor Julie Connelly. They worked together in the Housekeeping at Residences at Deer Creek and Tracy was described by Julie as being her…

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Marcia Zeller Reveals a New Passion in Making Connections

As Director of Sales and Marketing for Residences at Deer Creek , Marcia Zeller Reveals a New Passion in Making Connections Marcia Zeller is so excited to describe a newfound passion in working with people :  “I love working with the residents and their families in the senior living setting, hearing all their stories!” Marcia…

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Julie Connelly, Environmental Supervisor, Retiring and Reflecting on a Successful Career

Nearly 7 years ago Julie saw the opportunity at the new assisted living in Schererville and joined the Residences at Deer Creek team. She recalls how she started in the cleaning business some 30 years ago, working for the school system in Beaver Dam, Kentucky where she’s deciding she’d like to be as she begins her retirement…

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Nursing Is a Calling You Can’t Ignore!

Residences Senior Living values the contributions our nurses make every day of the year. During National Nurses Week 2021 we asked nurses why and how they became nurses, the experiences that led them to care for our residents. We found there were common threads and enthusiasm to encourage young women in particular— those with young…

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Residences at Coffee Creek ♥ our great Chesterton Police

Our chef baked specil cookies as an appreciation for all they do every day to serve and protect. Officer Kris promised to share the cookies with his co-workers today 5/14. Chesterton Town Manager David Cincoski spent many dedicated years of service as Chesterton Police Chief–we thought we’d recognize those years with homemade cookies from our kitchen…