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Walking in Faith: Victorian Village Administrator Shares Her Lifelong Passion Working with Seniors

When other 16-year-olds were off participating in typical after-school activities, 16-year old Jamie Krieps spent her afternoons at her great-grandma’s house.…

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Twenty-Five Years of Community: Victorian Village Celebrates Silver Anniversary

It was 1995 when Providence Life Services began planning an Assisted Living community in Homer Glen, Illinois. Four years later, the first residents moved in to the Victorian Inn for Assisted Living. This was the first phase of the Victorian Village community, which would grow to include Retirement Living in the Grand Victorian, Townhouse Living in the Victorian Courts, and Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, and Rehab in the Victorian Village Health & Wellness Center.…

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Conversations with Centenarians

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with three unique and lovely centenarians and asked them what their most valuable life lessons were, and also their regrets. The conversations that followed were remarkable. They talked about the importance of God, family, community, and love. Their view on life, as people with a lot of experience, is truly an inspiration and motivation.…

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Crafting New Friendships: Student Finds Opportunity to Use Talents to Bless Residents

Carl Sandburg High School sophomore Sophia Bonaminio was looking for a way to serve, an opportunity to use her gifts to bring happiness into the lives of others. But what she received in return was more than she expected. “Helping out the residents of Victorian Village over the past year has brought me such joy,” Sophia says. …

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Making Mealtime an Experience: ‘Helping people is the biggest part of what we do.’

“I was raised around older adults,” Nicole Norton says, as she discusses a youth spent mostly with her sister, her grandma, and her great aunt, who lived in a senior apartment building. She and her sister would go door-to-door, asking if they could help take out garbage or do dishes or any other chore. That helping spirit stayed with her all her life.…

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“I couldn’t ask for anything better.” - A Victorian Village Testimonial

After Roger’s successful CABG and a short hospital stay, he was discharged to Victorian Village Health & Wellness Center for therapy. Roger enjoyed the Small House, home-like setting when he had visitors who came to cheer him on to health during rehab. “I couldn’t ask for anything better,” he says.…