senior living

November 11

Gardant Assisted Living Residents Express Gratitude

November is National Gratitude Month. It is a time to reflect on what we are grateful for; a time to celebrate and give thanks for our many blessings. Throughout the month, we are posting Blogs that feature the thoughts on gratitude from residents of the senior living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities Gardant operates. This is Chapter 2.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

July 19

Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft, Scams

Calls about scams and identity theft are one of the most prevalent calls the [Police] department gets.. The reason why is that identity theft is a high reward, low risk crime. The chances of being caught are slim, particularly because the scammers usually operate from outside the United States.

July 8

Getting the Most Out of Medicare

There may be changes to your current health and drugs plans that impact what is covered, the costs and the benefits. There may be plans that will better meet your needs. You may be able to save money or get extra benefits.