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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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Daughter brings mom from Florida for respite stays at Saratoga Grove

A few years ago, when Anamae and Michelle still lived in nearby Lombard, Anamae came to Providence Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Downers Grove for rehabilitation. That was when Michelle first learned of respite care.…

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Kindness and Cod-Liver Oil: Resident Shares Secret to 102 Years of Life

At 102 years old, Evelyn Wettour tells everyone the secret to a long and healthy life has been the advice from her parents to be good to others, and the cod-liver oil pill she takes twice a day.…

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Kathie & Isabelle's Saratoga Grove Testimonial

Kathie’s mom Isabelle came for a respite stay while the family went out of town, but she fell in love with the warm community and didn’t want to leave.…

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Richard Armstrong's Saratoga Grove Testimonial

Richard wanted to make sure his mother would find a retirement community that could offer more advanced healthcare if needed. What they found was a community of residents and staff that became family.…

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Mary Tuttle's Saratoga Grove Testimonial

Mary was having trouble living on her own after the death of her husband. Her family helped her find Saratoga Grove, where Mary enjoyed a revitalized social life and safety.…