Life at The Clare

Supporting Our Neighbors: Residents of The Clare Commit to Dining Local

The Clare’s location in Chicago’s famed Gold Coast neighborhood has been a significant benefit for residents since the building opened in 2008. Inside The Clare, luxurious amenities and high-end apartments provide residents with an unparalleled living experience. Step outside, and they have access to some of Chicago’s best shops, restaurants, entertainment, and more, all within … Continue reading “Supporting Our Neighbors: Residents of The Clare Commit to Dining Local”

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COVID-19 Testing at The Clare

Living and working at a senior living community doesn’t look at all like it did just over 6 months ago. In the age of COVID-19, residents and employees alike move throughout the building wearing masks, keeping their distance and limiting interactions as much as possible. Weekly COVID-19 testing at The Clare has also become part … Continue reading “COVID-19 Testing at The Clare”

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Message From The Clare Executive Director Kyle Exline: Managing COVID-19

During my six years as the Executive Director of The Clare, my focus has always been on taking one step at a time, remaining focused on challenging the status quo and moving The Clare forward. This has meant solving the day-to-day issues that arise, creating opportunities for our workforce and delivering a level of service … Continue reading “Message From The Clare Executive Director Kyle Exline: Managing COVID-19”

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Clare Residents Sign Up for Northwestern COVID-19 Prevention Trials Registry

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have emphasized the severe risk the virus poses to older adults. Congregated living facilities like retirement communities and other health care centers have been the hardest hit, which is why The Clare took swift precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within the building. When Northwestern Medicine … Continue reading “Clare Residents Sign Up for Northwestern COVID-19 Prevention Trials Registry”

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A New Normal: A Day in the Life at The Clare During COVID

When Clare resident Renee Zellner moved to The Clare from Cleveland about three years ago, she swiftly took advantage of new friendships, various concerts and lectures, and her new neighborhood in Chicago’s Gold Coast. In recent months, however, the life she carved out for herself doesn’t look quite the same as it once did. In … Continue reading “A New Normal: A Day in the Life at The Clare During COVID”

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The Clare Residents Thank Employees for COVID-19 Efforts

Employees of The Clare often say the best part of working for the community is the residents. This sentiment has been truer than ever throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, which has affected the senior population at alarming rates and compelled their ultimate COVID-19 efforts. As the virus descended upon the United States, The Clare implemented a … Continue reading “The Clare Residents Thank Employees for COVID-19 Efforts”

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From Dine-In to Delivery: A Change in Dining Operations at The Clare

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, The Clare has incorporated countless operational changes throughout the community to promote safety and reduce the spread of the virus. However, no change has been as drastic as that which took place within dining operations at The Clare. Bars and restaurants in Illinois have now been closed to … Continue reading “From Dine-In to Delivery: A Change in Dining Operations at The Clare”

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A Shift to Virtual Programming at The Clare

Social distancing recommendations have eliminated the possibility of in-person events and activities at senior living communities amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Since social and learning opportunities are a major component of The Clare lifestyle, the community had to get creative with its enrichment offerings for residents, turning to virtual programming as a solution. That’s where Zoom … Continue reading “A Shift to Virtual Programming at The Clare”

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An Update on COVID-19 From LCS CEO Joel Nelson

Let me take a moment to update you on what LCS and our Family of Companies are doing to address the novel coronavirus – or COVID-19 – and highlight how we can come together to prevent the spread of this illness. The health and safety of our employees and residents is our top priority. As … Continue reading “An Update on COVID-19 From LCS CEO Joel Nelson”

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