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Generations of Friendship: LeadingAge Illinois Awards Park Place Elmhurst

“Providence Life Services chose to build Park Place of Elmhurst next door to Timothy Christian School, knowing the impact intergenerational activities have on our youth, our older adults, and the greater community as a whole,” says Beth Welch, Executive Director at Park Place of Elmhurst. …

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Independent Living Community vs. Staying at Home: What to Consider

What a difference a generation makes. Seniors today don’t fit the image of spending their golden years with nothing more to do than pass the time in a rocking chair. Senior living looks very different, too. Today senior communities offer lifestyle options to suit today’s active and engaged seniors. …

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“This was the right move for me.” - A Village Woods Testimonial

Carol and her husband had lived busy lives, working and raising a family and traveling the world. Even after her husband was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the two of them continued traveling. And after the MS forced them to slow down, Carol explored retirement communities like Village Woods, but she decided to become her husband’s caregiver herself and stay in their home. …

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Don't Take a Tumble! Keeping Older Adults Safe From Falls

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. In fact, one out of four older Americans falls every year, causing hip fractures, broken bones, and head injuries. Even when older adults don’t suffer from a significant injury caused by a fall, it can make them fearful or depressed, limiting their ability to stay active... …