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“Life’s just easier here.” - A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

It didn’t take long for Herb & Kathleen to settle in at Park Place. They love the exercise classes (“I’ve lost weight since moving here,” Kathleen says, excitedly), Wii bowling, Bible study, and other activities, and they’ve met so many new friends. They also appreciate the way the staff has stayed involved in their lives. “They’re such caring staff,” Herb says. “They have such a sincere, Christian love for everyone here.”…

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Park Place of St. John

“It’s easy to meet people here” – A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

After years of living in a big house in Chicago, it was time for Ernst and Marjorie Carstensen to move. “Our house needed a lot of repairs,” Marjorie said. “It all just became too much to keep up with.” Since moving in to Park Place, they've both enjoyed meeting new people and enjoying all the active retirement community has to offer. …

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Park Place of St. John

“It’s the people, that’s the number one thing here.” - A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

Gerda appreciated how much attention the staff gave her before she moved in, helping her downsize and find places to donate a house full of belongings. And after she moved in, she received the same attention—help when she needs it, friendly smiles and conversations, and a worry-free lifestyle.…

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Park Place of St. John

“After 73 years of cooking, now I get waited on.” - A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

Julie and her husband Tom liked to stay active, but they had begun to face some of the minor health issues that come with aging. After the family talked together, they realized that a move to Park Place would be the best option for their health and safety. But they didn’t realize what the move would do for their emotional health as well. “We made so many friends,” Julie says. “That was one of the best things about this move—friends everywhere!”…

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Park Place of St. John

“You just have more freedom here.” - A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

As an independent person, Judy was ready to downsize her belongings and move to a maintenance-free community, giving her more time and energy to spend with the people she loved and doing the things she enjoyed. She’d actually put a deposit down at another independent living community, but her accountant urged her to take a look at Park Place—and she’s so glad she did.…

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Park Place of St. John

“Park Place is a fabulous place!” - A Park Place of St. John Testimonial

“Moving here is one of the best things I ever did,” Ed says, “and I’ve been happy ever since.” And the best part about Park Place? Ed says it’s the staff. “From the food servers, all the way to the community manager,” he says, “anything you have any problems with, they will solve, or find a way to solve it, and they are very, very accommodating.” …