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"No one is a stranger here." –A Saratoga Grove Testimonial

Audrey has called many different places “home” during her life: Lithuania, Germany, Paris, and Argentina. She moved to the United States as an adult. “I was 21 when I came to this country,” she says. “I worked in a guitar factory in the day and went to night school to learn English.” It was at that factory that she met her husband, a guitar expert who worked in Quality Control. They married, and because of his expertise, they met many successful musicians, including Glen Campbell, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Buffet, and Julio Iglesias.…

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“I knew it would be a great place for me, and it really has been.” –A Victorian Village Testimonial

At age 102, after living independently for many years, and then living with her gracious niece for several more years, Clara Togtman decided it was time to make the move to Victorian Village. “I already knew so many people who lived there,” she says. “I knew it would be a great place for me, and it really has been.”…

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Serving the Family

Helen Maurer moved to Park Place of Elmhurst in 2019. It was the perfect place for someone as strong and independent as Helen to simplify her life a bit, while still al- lowing her to enjoy the hobbies she loves: gardening, swimming, and painting. Linda Korbus, her daughter and a retired teacher, visited often, getting to know the campus and falling in love with the people. Then the pandemic hit, and everything changed.…

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Brain Games, Brain Gains

Jerry Groters knows about keeping in shape. A lifelong athlete, coach, and avid biker, Jerry continues to work on his physical fitness at age 92, including diligently riding his Schwinn Airdyne while watching Bonanza each day. But Jerry is also a former educator, and he is firmly committed to keeping his brain fit. That’s why he’s one of the many residents who takes advantage of the Dakim BrainFitness program at Royal Park Place. …