Residences Senior Living Blog

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Explore Memory Care at Residences Senior Living

Like any disease, dementia is intensely personal. It never plays out the same way in different people – and that’s why Residences Senior Living’s memory care program isn’t one-size-fits-all. 

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Preserving Memories When Making a Move

Moving is a part of life. At one season or another in our lives, most people have moved out of their homes and created a new home elsewhere. What is always astounding is no matter how long you have lived somewhere it is easy to accumulate a lot of stuff. Clothing, trinkets, boxes and books…

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How to Choose Between At-Home Care and Assisted Living

Is your senior loved one living at home, but beginning to show signs they might need more help with daily activities? Or are you concerned that they could be healthier physically, emotionally or socially? It might be time to explore care options.

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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.

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Staying Young at Heart as We Age

Things can certainly change as we age, and with each change comes a new norm. Children grow up and have children of their own. Health can change and sometimes downsizing or moves take place, as well as social circles becoming smaller. Socialization and meaningful interactions are so important as we age. Keeping our minds stimulated…

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

Deer Creek Resident Shares Personal Story of Iconic Civil Rights Event

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…

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Caregiving Stress is Normal. Here’s How to Help Prevent It

Being a caregiver can be difficult. Although you care deeply for your loved one, the physical and mental challenges of helping someone with all the activities of daily life can become stressful at times. That’s why it’s so important to keep a clear head and take care of your own mental health. After all, if…

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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…

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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…

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The Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well being. So what are some of the health benefits? Health Benefits of Aromatherapy Some studies have shown that aromatherapy can have some of the following positive outcomes: Relief from anxiety and depression Improved quality of life, for some people…