Had my father there for a week for a respite stay while we took a vacation. He enjoyed the food and said everyone was so nice to him. I want to thank each and every person who played a part in his care this past week.” – D. G. L., daughter of a resident 5-Star Facebook Review (June 2018)
My mom is very happy living here. The staff is excellent here!” – K. C. B., daughter of a resident 5-Star Facebook Review (April 2018)
My mother lived at Village Woods in Crete, IL the last years of her life. It was the ONLY PLACE I found that was CLEAN, FRIENDLY, and CARING. I could rest easy knowing that my mom was in the best place she could be. The staff is so caring, the food is good, and there are plenty of activities to keep you from getting bored.” – Rita Bullard-Drolen, daughter of a former resident at Village Woods (April 2018)
The staff is so good to me. I’m not just a customer. I’m family.” | – Elaine Tatge, resident (March, 2018) At Village Woods, Elaine is able to get the help she needs without sacrificing her freedom. Read her story here.
I’m a great salesman for this place.” | – Ben Dykstra, resident (March, 2018) Ben chose Village Woods for very specific reasons, and he loves to tell everyone about it. Read why he chose Village Woods here.
I sleep like a baby here.” | – Audrey Kieldasinski, resident (March, 2018) After Audrey’s husband died, her house seemed big and empty, and sleep did not come easily. At Village Woods, she found a community that gave her the opportunity to be safe and active. Read her story here.
I’ve made so many friends here—it’s wonderful!” | – Arlene Erikson, resident (March, 2018) After Arlene’s husband died, she needed somewhere to live where she wouldn’t be lonely, and she would get the help she needed. Please read her full story here.
I can walk around and talk to everyone. It’s like home to me.” | – Ruth Faber, resident (March, 2018) Ruth’s daughters knew their mom needed to be in a senior living community for her safety, but they also wanted her to feel at home. They chose Village Woods. This is their story.
They treat me like family.” | – Mary Hahn, resident (March, 2018) Mary left Village Woods temporarily, but she’s so happy to be home. This is her story.
You have to get old, but you can do it as gracefully as possible here.” | – Geri Setzke, resident (March, 2018) Geri’s family visits her at Village Woods frequently, but she has her own space at a community where she feels comfortable and cared for. Please read her story here.
Every day I wake up, I’m just so glad I’m here.” | – Marge Cooper, resident (March, 2018) Marge knew she had to move, but she wasn’t sure where to go. When she saw Village Woods, she fell in love. Please read her story here.
“Everyone has gone above and beyond for my Father. The staff is extremely friendly and very helpful. A special thank you to Denise, Ruth, Kristy, and all the aids.” – N. N., daughter of a resident, October 2017
“I have never seen so many positive attitudes and the Staff impressed us by knowing everyone by their first names and greets each and every one as they are going to the cafeteria or outings. This place strikes me as being a wonderful and very caring and friendly place.” – R. G., visitor, August 2017
“Love this place, our family is so happy our Mom is happy there.” – J. C., daughter of a resident, July 2017
“Love it! Nice place! So clean and the staff is so friendly. Love to visit.” – T. M., visitor, June 2017
Thank you, Daily Southtown, for choosing Village Woods as one of Chicago Southland’s best places for seniors to live. We agree!
Providence has always been good to my family and close to my heart. The residents make my day, and I love to visit with them.”
– Becky Huiner, staff member, 2015
Read Becky’s whole story!
We love you all at Village Woods!”
– D. B., neighbor
I like being with people my own age. I like the activities that they have for us. The meals are excellent. I feel very comfortable and safe.”
– C. W., resident