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The Clare Raises Over $100K for Alzheimer’s Association

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Year after year, The Clare sets and surpasses fundraising goals for the Alzheimer’s Association leading up to the annual Walk to END Alzheimer’s, the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. In 2021, The Clare raised over $15,500 in support of the Alzheimer’s Association and their vision of a world … Continue reading “The Clare Raises Over $100K for Alzheimer’s Association”

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A Return to Vibrancy at The Clare

After a year that completely changed how senior living communities operate, The Clare reopening brings vibrancy back to the building. With 99% of Independent Living residents vaccinated against COVID-19, along with 85% of employees, The Clare has largely returned to normal. Lectures, performances and activities are again taking place in person. All dining venues are … Continue reading “A Return to Vibrancy at The Clare”

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Role of the Wellness Nurse Navigator at The Clare

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Overall wellness for residents of The Clare encompasses many facets, from an active lifestyle and healthy dining options to stimulating social interactions. Of course, maintaining health at its core is a critical wellness component, too, which is where The Clare’s Wellness Nurse Navigator steps in. The main duty of the Wellness Nurse Navigator is to … Continue reading “Role of the Wellness Nurse Navigator at The Clare”

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Over 600 residents, employees receive COVID-19 vaccine at The Clare

After nearly a year of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and working diligently to keep residents safe, The Clare finally sees a light at the end of the tunnel. Approximately 580 residents, employees, caregivers and others associated with The Clare received the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on January 8, with the second dose … Continue reading “Over 600 residents, employees receive COVID-19 vaccine at The Clare”

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The Clare Ownership Company Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction for 2nd Year in a Row

The Clare residents continue to be among the most satisfied in senior living communities. That’s according to the 2020 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study from J.D. Power, in which Life Care Services, The Clare’s ownership company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction among industry competitors for the second year in a row. The award demonstrates that … Continue reading “The Clare Ownership Company Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction for 2nd Year in a Row”

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Message From The Clare Executive Director Kyle Exline: Positivity and Gratitude

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As we approach the holiday season, I find myself feeling a sense of relief that 2020 is almost over! Between COVID-19, social unrest and an election cycle, it seems like constant negativity in the air. As I reflect on the year, I want to share some positivity and gratitude with you. Our Employees When COVID-19 … Continue reading “Message From The Clare Executive Director Kyle Exline: Positivity and Gratitude”

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The Clare Named Among the 6 Best Memory Care Facilities in Chicago

The Clare has been deemed one of the six best memory care facilities in Chicago in 2020, according to MemoryCare.com. The ranking identifies the top memory care communities in Chicago based on location, access to experts, facility features and amenities. MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, completed hands-on … Continue reading “The Clare Named Among the 6 Best Memory Care Facilities in Chicago”

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A New Approach to Fitness at The Clare

Wellness and fitness are crucial components of the overall resident lifestyle at The Clare. So, when in-person group classes were canceled and the Fitness Center and Pool closed in early March in response to COVID-19, keeping residents active was of paramount concern. With each restriction implemented, The Clare’s fitness team never wavered. They stepped up … Continue reading “A New Approach to Fitness at The Clare”

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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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