Assisted Living

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.

May 10

Gardant-Managed Communities Recognized for Being the Best

U.S. News & World Report has recognized more than 20 Gardant-managed communities as being among the best in the nation for assisted living and memory care.

March 2

The Dollars and Sense of Assisted Living

Four points to consider if you currently have the need for ongoing assistance or if the need should develop sometime in the future.

December 21

Assisted Residents Share Holiday Memories

In keeping with the spirit of the season, I wanted to share with you some favorite holiday memories from residents of the assisted living communities Gardant operates.

December 1

A Winter of Shivers and Older Adults

Prepare for a Winter of Shivers, predicts the 2022 Old Farmers’ Almanac. Bone-chilling temperatures are expected across much of the United States. With the meteorological start of winter occurring on Dec. 1, please remember that cold weather can cause hypothermia and older adults are especially vulnerable.

November 24

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.

June 29

The Dog Days of Summer and Older Adults

Gardant wants to remind you that high temperatures, especially when accompanied by high levels of humidity, should be of particular concern to older adults.

June 23

Gardant Communities Recognized for Commitment to Quality

15 Gardant communities honored with National Bronze Quality Award