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“She has dignity again.” –Bill, nephew of Gertrude, Victorian Village resident

Making the decision to help a family member move to an Assisted Living community is often a difficult one. For Bill, as he observed his aunt Gertrude, it came down to one thing.…

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Saratoga Grove

"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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Victorian Village

“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.…