assisted living

November 2

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and Memory Care

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. It is a time designed to raise awareness of the progressive brain disease and show support for the estimated 6.5 million adults 65+ in the United States who currently are living with Alzheimer’s.

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.

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 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.

January 20

Why is Where More Important than How?

For those who find themselves lonely because of isolation, why not move to an environment that provides a wealth of opportunities to socialize with friends old and new and participate in social, recreational, educational and wellness activities and programs. More and more research indicates that social interaction is one of the biggest keys to successful aging.

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.

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.