Date Published: Oct 19 2020
October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day to help raise awareness about this disease. Osteoporosis causes bones to become brittle thin, which can increase your risk of breaking a bone.
Date Published: Oct 06 2020
The CDC and other public health officials urge individuals to get a flu vaccine soon.
Date Published: Sep 08 2020
If you haven’t already done so, please make sure you respond by the end of this month to the federal 2020 Census, which was mailed to your home. The census is conducted only once every 10 years, and this is the first time you also may respond to it online or by phone.
Date Published: Aug 20 2020
Date Published: Aug 06 2020
Nearly everyone begins slowing down as they age. When do you know it’s time to consider senior living options for your parent or other senior loved one?There are several warning signs that you may need to intervene. Keep an eye out for anything that might indicate a loved one may need help.
Date Published: Jul 22 2020
Thanks to CEO Aaron D. Webb, CHI Living Communities is very pleased to be featured in the latest issue of Senior Housing News.
Date Published: Jul 21 2020
Date Published: Jun 30 2020
Date Published: Jun 24 2020
Americans are living longer than ever, yet women are still outliving men by about five years.
Research suggests this may be due to men not taking care of themselves as well as women do. For instance, women are much more likely to have a primary health care provider and see a doctor at least annually. Men are also more likely to smoke and drink heavily, which may lead to health issues that can greatly shorten their lives.
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.
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.
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?
Date Published: May 13 2020
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.