Three Providence Locations Earn Gold

Tinley Park, Ill. (March 2014) – Providence Life Services offers skilled nursing care and rehabilitation services in three Illinois locations. This year, all three of those locations have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation, as well as a special certification in post-acute care. “We are honored to be recognized like this,” […]

2013 Annual Report

Answering the Call This year, Providence Life Services continued our mission and our calling — sometimes in new locations, sometimes with new services. This year’s Annual Report offers a snapshot of the various projects we were called to in the past year. It also includes the names of Providence friends and family who made it […]

Providence Newsletter:
Celebrating 100 Years
of Retirement Services

FEBRUARY 2014 — This year will mark the 100th anniversary of eldercare services provided by the Reformed Community of Chicagoland! So this is a special year to celebrate God’s faithfulness. In this year’s first issue of the Providence newsletter, we look back not only at our own history, but also at the historical context that […]

Three Resources for Caregivers

Emily M. Butler-Morton is a marketer with a heart. She spent 25 years in various marketing positions with various senior living communities. During that time, she helped hundreds of seniors and their families through the process of first accepting the idea of moving into a retirement community, and then finding the perfect community to move […]

Providence Newsletter:
Faith-Driven Vision

DECEMBER 2013 — The December 2013 issue of the Providence Newsletter shares further details about the “Small House” model of care that characterizes the new development on the Victorian Village campus in Homer Glen, Illinois. Other highlights include: A baptism at Providence Downers Grove Faith & Finances Benefits of choosing a faith-based community Marian Kickert: […]

Thanksgiving 2013

a special message from Richard C. Schutt, CEO What I love about November is that it gives me an official opportunity to reflect on the long list of things I’m thankful for. I’ll share a few of them with you here: I’m grateful for each one of the 4,876 clients who have trusted us to serve […]

State Rep Jim Durkin Expresses Appreciation for Victorian Village

Homer Glen, Ill. (Friday, October 25, 2013) – State Representative Jim Durkin’s visit to the construction site of Victorian Village Health & Wellness Center gave him a firsthand look at the future of senior healthcare. The Center is the first “small house” in Illinois, a model of care that requires a whole new approach to […]

Honor Flights at Park Place

“Everyone should serve,” says Fae Gedz matter-of-factly. “Kids today shouldn’t have a choice.” The five other veterans around the table nod and voice their agreement. It’s not that “kids today” are any worse than teens of the 1940s, Wally Sandberg is quick to explain. He remembers that when he was 18 or 19, the approaching […]

Appreciating Our Pastors

October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and we took advantage of the occasion to ask Providence residents about their pastors. We put together this video to express appreciation for the work of our own chaplains, as well as the support of pastors from surrounding churches who bless residents of our communities with visits, prayers, and spiritual […]