Assisted Living

January 9

Gardant Says Thank You for Illinois Supportive Living Program

Each year in January, we celebrate National Thank You Month. It is a time to show gratitude, express appreciation, and thank others for the little and the big things they have done to make life better.

December 13

Two Communities Honored as Gardant 2022 Communities of the Year

Evergreen Village of Bloomington and Heritage Woods of Flora were honored as Gardant’s 2022 Communities of the Year!

December 1

Winter Holidays Perfect Time to Consider Assisted Living

The period of time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day can be hectic. On top of everything else you have to do, there is the decorating, shopping, cooking, gift wrapping, get-togethers with family and friends, and holiday parties. At the same time, the holiday season can be the perfect time of year to consider assisted living.

October 21

Finding the Medicare Plans that Best Meet Your Needs for 2023

The Medicare Open Enrollment Period began this past Saturday and continues through Dec. 7. During the Open Enrollment Period, you can look at and compare the health and drug plans that will be available next year and pick the plan or plans that best meet your needs.

September 13

Five Benefits of Assisted Living

Assisted living can be a wonderful option for older adults and for adults with disabilities who need some assistance to maintain their independence.

August 8

Congressional Candidate Visits Assisted Living Community

Evergreen Village at Bloomington had a visit from Erin Houchin, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives.. She is running for election in Indiana’s 9th Congressional District.

July 21

People’s First Health Strategies Announcement

Exciting things are happening at People 1st Health Strategies this summer. We areconverting and implementing a newsoftware system.

June 22

Linking Ageism and Elder Abuse

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of an older person? Do you think of someone who is active, living...

June 7

Supportive Living: A Wonderful Model that Other States Might Want to Follow

The Illinois Supportive Living program is a wonderful model for affordable assisted living, creating Wins for residents, families, state and local governments, and taxpayers. The program benefits those of all incomes, especially low-income older adults and adults with disabilities.

May 31

Summer Heat Safety for Older Adults

As we move into the summer months of June, July, and August, a word of caution. Too much heat, especially when accompanied by high humidity, should be a concern to all of us, particularly older adults.