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, […]

Lexington Square Senior Living Influencers

Lexington Square Senior Living Communities have their own influencers. Somewhat like Instagram and Twitter, Lexington Square Elmhurst and Lexington Square Lombard have their groups of fabulous individuals who can, with great authority and passion, promote the senior living communities based on their own experiences. On August 3 and 4, these influencers, which include the staff […]

Residency Counselor at Lexington Square Lombard Helps Make a New Apartment, a Home

“I get a thrill out of floorplans,” said Betsy Charney, residency counselor at Lexington Square Senior Living Community in Lombard. Charney’s passion benefits seniors moving into the retirement community as she quickly helps them turn their new apartment into their new home. Charney, a resident of Glendale Heights, has worked at Lexington for almost two […]

Dive Right In – It’s Good For You!

Talking about going down to the pool can conjure up childhood memories of bright, humid summer days spent splashing with friends, testing one’s bravery on the diving board and water slides, and floating without a care in the world until the sun began to go down.  While swimming continues to hold the same carefree appeal […]

Lexington Square in Elmhurst’s Very Own Plant Doctor

She enters the room greeting her ‘patients’ with kind words, music, and, in all likelihood, a dollop or two of water. Arlene Iverson is the resident plant doctor at Lexington Square senior living community in Elmhurst. With a lifelong passion for all things green and growing (or trying to grow), Iverson is directing her proclivity […]

Benefits of Technology for Seniors – Part 2

“Mr. Watson, come here. I want you.” When Alexander Graham Bell uttered those words in 1876 to his assistant over the device he had just invented, it is doubtful he could have even begun to envision the telephone’s amazing evolution over the next century and a half – or all of the other technology that […]