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Don't Carry in COVID-19 with Takeout Food

Date Published: May 29 2020

You may be caring for an aging parent or have more people in your household than usual during the pandemic. As the U.S. begins recovery efforts and more businesses re-open, you may choose to get take-out food for a break from many home-cooked meals in recent weeks.

CHI Living Communities Welcomes New CEO

Date Published: May 26 2020

CHI Living Communities is pleased to announce Aaron D. Webb, Esq., as our new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 15. Succeeding former CEO Rick Ryan who retired May 1, Aaron has more than 25 years of diverse experience, including the last 15 in senior health care services.

Why move now? Your family is ours.

Date Published: May 18 2020

Deciding to move into a senior living community can be difficult. It may be even harder during the COVID-19 pandemic. Should you move into an independent living residence now or wait until the pandemic is over? If a spouse or family member needs assisted living, skilled nursing and rehab, or memory care, is it best to continue caring for them at home for a while longer, or find them a senior living option now while space may still be available?

Six Tips for Good Mental Health

Date Published: May 13 2020

Aging. Financial issues. Poor health. Being alone. The death of a spouse or lifelong friend. Each of us has stressors that can occasionally make us feel anxious or sad. The older we get, these challenges may sometimes occur more frequently or even simultaneously, making it harder to cope.

Four Ways to Improve Brain Health

Date Published: May 01 2020

Aging is a part of life. As we grow older, often our mind slows down, we can become forgetful and it can be harder to multi-task. This natural part of aging has been referred to as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Introducing CircleTalkTM -- A New Program to Engage You!

Date Published: Oct 17 2019

The Gardens at St. Elizabeth is proud of its extensive programming to engage seniors that involves music, dance performances, and renowned speakers.

The Gardens at St. Elizabeth Welcomes New Executive Director Jane Woloson

Date Published: Jul 10 2019

Jane Woloson is the new Executive Director at The Gardens at St. Elizabeth, effective July 1, 2019. Ms. Woloson has over 27 years of experience in health care leadership in Colorado and Illinois.

How Do You Know if Your Loved One Needs Assisted Living?

Date Published: Jun 12 2019

There are so many commercials on television today talking about the best way to care for older family members. How do you know when your older loved one needs just extra help or can no longer live on their own?

Four Ways to Improve Brain Health

Date Published: Jan 23 2017

Aging is a part of life.  As we grow older, often our mind slows down, we can become forgetful and it can be harder to multi-task.  This natural part of aging has been referred to as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Ten Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Some Help

Date Published: Nov 09 2016

When Becky’s sister asked how their mother was “really doing” after a whirlwind weekend of relatives in town, a bridal shower and a milestone birthday celebration, she was told, “Okay.” But was she?

 

CEO Recognition Award Earned

Date Published: Oct 24 2016

CHI Living Communities earned the Chief Executive Officer’s Recognition Award for being among the Top Five high achievers in the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) 2016 Performance Culture Assessment.

New Branding for Franciscan Living Communities Announced

Date Published: Oct 23 2016

Franciscan Living Communities long-term care facilities are being rebranded as part of CHI Living Communities, a national business of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). Sylvania Franciscan Health became part of CHI in 2014.