Senior Living Blog

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. http://aginginforadio.com/2013-Shows/AIR-2013-07-21.mp3    

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”

Honoring Our Korean War Vets

Richard Bilowos was a self-professed war bride.  Drafted into the Army Infantry in 1952 to fight in the Korean War, the long time resident of Lombard got married on a weekend pass before shipping off.  Bilowos’ good fortune extended beyond marital bliss.  Although he completed basic and advanced leadership training stateside in preparation for the … Continue reading “Honoring Our Korean War Vets”

From Generation to Generation

Often, the very best tips for a good life are passed down from generation to generation. Such has been the case for Jan and Doug Kepplinger, formerly of Lisle and Western Springs.  The couple is the second consecutive generation to have moved to Lexington Square in Lombard.  Jan’s parents lived in the community for fourteen … Continue reading “From Generation to Generation”

The Stars of Lexington Square

We are proud to introduce you to the inaugural edition of Lex Talk; the newsletter of Lexington Squares in Elmhurst and Lombard.  Lex Talk is being launched because quite frankly, we have a lot to say.  We are proud to share information about what’s new in the communities including renovations and expansion of services, as … Continue reading “The Stars of Lexington Square”