Health & Wellness
February 12, 2021
Residents Find Great Love Twice

They found great love, not once, but twice. Terry (93) and Ben (92) VanderNaald, who have been married for 32 years, were both previously in happy marriages. Terry lost her first husband suddenly when he was 58; Ben lost his first wife after a long struggle with cancer when she…

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Senior Lifestyle
February 03, 2021
Cooking Shows Providing Food For Thought

From the cozy, folksy appeal of Ree Drummond sharing her favorite down-home recipes on “The Pioneer Woman” to the intense, edge-of-your-seat excitement of competitions like “The Great British Baking Show,” “Chopped” and “Food Network Star,” cooking shows offer the perfect blend of ingredients to capture our attention and our hearts…

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Amazon Sends Avid Reader at Lexington Square Elmhurst Congratulatory Gift
January 19, 2021

An official from the world’s largest online retailer took time to acknowledge and honor a local senior’s accomplishment. The public relations department at Amazon, the multinational e-commerce conglomerate, learned that a resident of Lexington Square senior living in Elmhurst had spent the pandemic pursuing her favorite hobby. A self-professed voracious…

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So Long, Farewell, It’s Time to Say “Adieu” to 2020
January 01, 2021

It was one for the books. At first glance, not the feel-good, bestseller books that you want to read and savor over and over again. But for sure, the notable, shocking, unexpected, can’t-wait-to-get-to-the-end-of-this-one books! We’re talking about 2020. It will go down in history as one of the most difficult…

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Read All About It! Part 2
December 15, 2020

It’s a cozy, familiar scene: a child cuddles up with a favorite stuffed toy or blanket and settles in to listen to a captivating story being read aloud by a much-loved grandparent. This one looks a bit different, though: the grandparent and child are in their own homes, and they…

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Read All About It!
December 01, 2020

Whether it is solving a mystery on the Orient Express or in the English countryside, tracking a Russian submarine, fighting for survival in the Alaskan wilderness, exploring the fields and forests of Prince Edward Island with a spunky red-headed orphan, or even exploring the depths of outer space, a good…

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