Senior Living Blog

What Makes a Quality CCRC?

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) offer a comprehensive, caring and secure living option for aging seniors as their financial circumstances and health change. CCRC also provide multi-levels of care depending on client needs. With the graying of our population and the growing senior demographics, CCRC are facing a positive future filled with an increased demand … Continue reading “What Makes a Quality CCRC?”

LexRx: Lifestyle Changes

Renee Cerveny, Executive Director at Lexington Square in Lombard discusses lifestyle changes for residents with chronic ailments in featured in The Lombardian.

Should I Stay or Go? When There’s A Choice, Many Seniors Opt For Community Living

Renee Cerveny, Executive Director at Lexington Square in Lombard shares her thoughts on making a move in the following two articles in The Lombardian.

Chicago Tribune Prime Time Meets With Our Residents

Chicago Tribune Prime Time asked residents of Lexington of Elmhurst Senior Residences this question: ‘What has surprised you most about living in a senior community?’ Here’s what they had to say. Dr. Bill Dwyer, 91, Lexington resident — “I thought when you moved into a place like this, you bought a book and sat in the corner. I’m so … Continue reading “Chicago Tribune Prime Time Meets With Our Residents”

On-the-Go Resident Takes Time for Care and Companionship

It has been a year since Elmhurst Lexington Squareresident Raita Vilnis officially retired from her life’s work as a librarian. But, far from taking it easy, she is still on the move as an active volunteer, world traveler, concertgoer, and good friend. A resident of Elmhurst since 1968, Raita was her mother’s caregiver in her home … Continue reading “On-the-Go Resident Takes Time for Care and Companionship”

Centenarian Celebrates Birthday and 25 Years of Life at Lexington

Living to be 100 is unusual, even in this day and age of a rapidly growing senior citizen population.  Living to be 100 and still healthy is truly something to sing about.  On November 21, 25-year Lombard Lexington resident Eleanor Olson will celebrate her hundredthbirthday.  “I’m amazed,” said Eleanor of her soon-to-be centenarian status.  “I … Continue reading “Centenarian Celebrates Birthday and 25 Years of Life at Lexington”

Lexington Fall Prices Offering Comfort Inside & Out

Lexington Squares of Elmhurst and Lombard are offering exceptional incentives to new residents this fall for Assisted Living and Memory Care services. The life care communities offer exclusive benefits to residents, making their lives more comfortable and safe. Furthermore, new residents will enjoy special pricing including as much as $4,000 savings. For Independent Living at … Continue reading “Lexington Fall Prices Offering Comfort Inside & Out”

Aging Info Radio Podcast

Our Community Outreach Director Jerri Copple talks to Aging Info Radio about life at Lexington Square. Listen in and learn how aging old doesn’t mean growing old.    

Lexington Square is Top Rated

“The communities selected provide trustworthy, competent, often award-winning care while fostering the individuality and independence of each resident,” Assisted Living Today’s site reported. Criteria for selecting top assisted living facilities included positive testimonials from residents or residents’ family members, clean and uplifting facilities, awards or recognition, high regard for resident safety and unique programs and … Continue reading “Lexington Square is Top Rated”

Lecture Series Offers Solutions to Seniors’ Biggest Dilemmas

Certified Geriatric Care Manager Andrea Donovan and Lexington Squares Director of Community Outreach Jerri Copple have recently partnered to provide solutions to some of the toughest decisions confronting seniors and their families today.  They have developed a series of lectures called “Aging:  Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Too Afraid to Ask,” featuring such … Continue reading “Lecture Series Offers Solutions to Seniors’ Biggest Dilemmas”