Two Perspectives, Same Conclusions

Both Lexington Square Senior Living Communities in Lombard and Elmhurst recently hosted their local police departments in presentations about fraud and scams prevalent against seniors.  Detective Ken Lafin, a 26-year veteran of the Elmhurst Police Department who spends his time investigating crimes, warned invited guests about gypsies who are born and raised to learn how […]

A Jack of All Trades

“I like to be a problem-solver, a fixer. I like to help anyone in need,” said Marina Salazar. Currently the move-in coordinator at Lexington Square Lombard, Marina has been with the senior living community for ten years and has served in several roles during that time. Marina started right after high school, working as a […]

Avoid Being a Victim of a Senior Scam

Today’s seniors are overwhelmingly trusting and polite and because they’re a generation of hard workers, many have accrued good credit and savings.  While these are all impressive attributes, unfortunately they put this demographic at great risk. The FBI reports that millions of older Americans fall victim to some type of financial swindle, known as a […]

Eating in Good Company

One of the most essential ingredients of healthy eating for seniors is company. Technically, it’s known as ‘communal dining,’ but at Lexington Square Senior Living, we more fittingly refer to it as ‘community dining.’ Communal sounds a bit cold and non-descript, while ‘community’ refers to a group of people with shared interests and values.  And […]

Executive Chef Has All the Best Ingredients

As an executive chef, he has all of the best ingredients: literally and figuratively. The regional executive chef of HHS Culinary and Nutrition, Joe Grana, is leading the fine dining program at Lexington Square Senior Living Communities in Elmhurst and Lombard. He brings to the table a passion for all things culinary while boasting an […]

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words – so in this day of digital photography and camera phones, many of us have the equivalent of millions of words right at our fingertips.  While the technology behind high-quality split-second photos has jumped by leaps and bounds in recent decades, photography itself […]

20th Trip For Honor Flight Chicago Volunteer Dan Harrington

On August 18th, Dan Harrington was back to doing one of the things he loves best.  The Vice President of Senior Living for Lexington Squares Lombard and Elmhurst has been a volunteer with Honor Flight Chicago for 10 years. The not-for-profit organization takes American veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials that honor their […]

Man’s (or Woman’s) Best Friends

Lassie could always be counted on to run and get help when young Timmy was in trouble – and the trusty collie was so well-loved by the American public that the television program in which she starred was on the air for nearly two decades, making it the fifth-longest-running U.S. primetime series in history. While […]

Maximize Harmony and Balance

Looking to spruce up your living space without investing a large amount of cash – or time? It may be the perfect opportunity to try out some principles of the ancient practice of feng shui – or the more modern art of decluttering. Feng shui, which translates from the Chinese words for wind and water, […]