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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 »

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

senior woman with granddaughter

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 »

Announcing Our Annual Scarecrow Contest

Gut troop scarecrows sell cookies at Residences irl Scoat Deer Creek

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 »

What You Need to Know About the New Medicare Changes

Two seniors looking at Medicare options together

You may have heard a lot about the new Medicare changes taking place this coming October. PDPM? LOS? Per diem adjustment? NTA? What does it all mean? Break It Down In layman’s terms, skilled nursing providers are being incentivized to cut the average length of a resident’s stay (“Length of Stay” or “LOS”) to 20… Read more »

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.

Deer Creek Resident Shares Personal Story of Iconic Civil Rights Event

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

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 »

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 »