Life at The Clare

Different Types of Therapy at The Clare: What They Are and How They Work

Maintaining independence and strength becomes increasingly important as we age. That’s why different types of therapy are important for seniors to improve quality of life. At The Clare, therapy services are offered within the community and are accessible for all residents. Ginetta Anastasia, a licensed physical therapy assistant (PTA) and Rehab Director at The Clare, … Continue reading “Different Types of Therapy at The Clare: What They Are and How They Work”

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Dr. Sunil Shabde: Physics and Electrical Engineering Researcher Shares his Journey to the United States

Growing up in India, Clare resident Dr. Sunil Shabde was surrounded by science. His father was a renowned mathematician, known for conducting research on Einstein’s Unified Field Theory in the 1930s. He inspired Sunil to pursue his own scientific passions. After earning a degree in physics from Nagpur University and a degree in electrical engineering … Continue reading “Dr. Sunil Shabde: Physics and Electrical Engineering Researcher Shares his Journey to the United States”

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Clare Resident Ed Wentz: Breaking the Rules in Art

Clare resident Ed Wentz doesn’t abide by the rules when it comes to art. Upon retiring, Ed took up watercolor, honing his unique style, his individual technique. He woke up one day, he says, and he decided to break the rules. That’s where the fun and creativity came in. “Everything has been painted today,” he … Continue reading “Clare Resident Ed Wentz: Breaking the Rules in Art”

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Clare Management Company Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction in J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study

Residents of The Clare and Life Care Services’ 130-plus communities across the United States are the most satisfied among eight of the largest senior living operators. The Clare’s management company Life Care Services, an LCS Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction among industry competitors, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study. In … Continue reading “Clare Management Company Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction in J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study”

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Featured Floor Plan: The Whitehall

When someone mentions a luxury high rise in the middle of everything Chicago has to offer, “cozy” may not be the first thing to pop into your mind. But that’s exactly what we hear when people tour the one-bedroom Whitehall floor plan here at The Clare, and we’re proud we were able to inspire those … Continue reading “Featured Floor Plan: The Whitehall”

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A Day in the Life of The Clare Security

Security is common in many high-rise Chicago residences. At The Clare, however, security services look quite different, and they’re crucial to the building’s operations. From conducting wellness checks and handling EMS calls to monitoring security cameras and assisting the residents with various needs, the community’s security personnel juggle many important tasks to ensure resident safety. … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of The Clare Security”

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Andy Poznanski: One Step Ahead

Clare resident Andy Poznanski has often been one step ahead. He and his family were one step ahead of significant danger on several occasions during World War II. He was a step ahead in certain aspects of pediatric radiology, including the development of approaches to reduce patient radiation exposure and the identification of genetic malformations. … Continue reading “Andy Poznanski: One Step Ahead”

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Clare Executive Chef Named LCS Chef of the Year

Clare Executive Chef Hagop Hagopian bested a field of 27 contestants to earn the first-ever LCS Chef of the Year award in August, a title he says simply represents what he does on a daily basis at The Clare. As one of the five finalists in a Chopped-style competition vying for the coveted title he … Continue reading “Clare Executive Chef Named LCS Chef of the Year”

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Nancy Lee Spilove: The Meditation and Precision of Sumi-e Painting

Over the years, Clare resident Nancy Lee Spilove made her way through a number of careers before retiring at The Clare in Chicago. She spent 10 years managing her ex-husband’s medical practice. At age 51, she went to school to become a chef, and later became a culinary arts instructor. For eight years, she worked … Continue reading “Nancy Lee Spilove: The Meditation and Precision of Sumi-e Painting”

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