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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.

February 28

Making Every Bite Count

March is National Nutrition month, which aims to equip others with the education needed to make informed food choices while promoting the development of healthy eating and physical activity habits.

February 18

Two Gardant-Managed Communities Cited as Best in Memory Care

White Oaks at Heritage Woods of Huntley and Heritage Woods of McHenry have been cited as being among the best memory care communities in the Crystal Lake, Illinois area by MemoryCare.com.

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.

December 9

…And to All a Good Night!

Universally, industry health experts recommend that adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep every night. Sleep is considered an essential function necessary to maintaining and maximizing health, safety, and quality of life.

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.

November 9

The Benefits of Sunlight

Sunlight is very important for our wellbeing. Here are some important factors to “bring to light”. 

October 19

Finding the Medicare Plans that Best Meet Your Needs in the New Year

For those of us on Medicare, this is a very important time of year. As the Medicare Open Enrollment Period continues, compare the plans available for 2022 that will best work for you and your loved ones.