Executive Chef Vanessa Awarded 2021 Outstanding Food Service Director

Vanessa Schiola, Executive Chef for Residences at Deer Creek was awarded Outstanding Food Service Director of the Year 2021 by the Indiana Assisted Living Association (INALA) announced at their annual meeting in Indianapolis on October 5, 2021.  Criteria for the award must be met by the Food Service Director who shows innovation and high quality while remaining in budget along with…

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Tony Zona May Have Reached 100 Years of Age, But Resiliency Keeps his Humor going Strong!

Tony Zona, a former resident of Steger, Illinois for some 70 years, now resides at Residences at Deer Creek Senior Living in Schererville, Indiana, where he just celebrated his 100th birthday!   Tony’s life is measured by many milestones, wonderful stories and a dedicated family. Tony and his sweetheart wife Kathleen (nee Wetzel) married in 1942. Until her passing in 2018…

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Meet Emily—Our New Director of Life Enrichment, Certified Recreational Therapist and Specially Trained in Snoezelen

Emily Aguilar has joined our Residences at Deer Creek Leadership Team bringing much professional expertise. She is working with staff to create the very best programs for residents in our Assisted Living community as well as in Memory Care.  Emily is a certified recreational therapist.  Her perspective is focused on how to accommodate the need of every resident to live his…

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