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Top 8 Reasons to Consider Independent Senior Living in Chicago

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Are you considering independent senior living and looking for a fulfilling and purposeful lifestyle? If big-city amenities and culture are what you desire, consider Chicago. As the third-largest city in … Continue reading “Top 8 Reasons to Consider Independent Senior Living in Chicago”

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Top 8 Advantages of 5-Star Fine Dining in Chicago at The Clare

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Living at The Clare means everyday access to fine dining in Chicago. That’s because top-notch menus crafted by an esteemed culinary team are available within the community itself. Here are … Continue reading “Top 8 Advantages of 5-Star Fine Dining in Chicago at The Clare”

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Clare Crewsaders Return for 2022 Chicago Dragon Boat Race

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After a 3-year hiatus, the Clare Crewsaders came back stronger than ever for the 2022 Chicago Dragon Boat Race on June 25 in Chinatown’s Ping Tom Memorial Park. In fact, … Continue reading “Clare Crewsaders Return for 2022 Chicago Dragon Boat Race”

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The Clare Celebrates National Senior Health and Fitness Day

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National Senior Health and Fitness Day takes place on the last Wednesday in May each year, and is the nation’s largest older adult health and wellness event. This year, rather … Continue reading “The Clare Celebrates National Senior Health and Fitness Day”

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Residents Continue Working After Move to The Clare

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There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to retirement, especially at The Clare. With various high-end dining venues, enriching programs and a dynamic downtown location, The Clare provides residents with … Continue reading “Residents Continue Working After Move to The Clare”

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The Clare Earns Top Marks in Resident Satisfaction Survey

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Residents are happier than ever to be living at The Clare, as they indicated in a recent survey conducted in the community. Overall satisfaction at The Clare ranks at 91%, … Continue reading “The Clare Earns Top Marks in Resident Satisfaction Survey”

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7 Reasons Why The Clare is a Top Luxury Retirement Community

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Luxury retirement communities are undoubtedly having their moment across the nation and in Chicago alike. Seniors want more from their later years, particularly in terms of enriching activities, upscale amenities … Continue reading “7 Reasons Why The Clare is a Top Luxury Retirement Community”

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Residents Pursue Creative Endeavors During Retirement at The Clare

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From plays and poetry to books and paintings, residents continue to pursue creative endeavors and develop new passions during their retirement at The Clare. For resident Jack Jennings, inspiration for … Continue reading “Residents Pursue Creative Endeavors During Retirement at The Clare”

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The Clare Earns Top Workplaces Recognition From Chicago Tribune

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The Clare has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces, one of only 200 companies in the Chicagoland area to earn the title. The … Continue reading “The Clare Earns Top Workplaces Recognition From Chicago Tribune”

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Why Luxury Retirement Communities in Chicago Are Thriving

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Active seniors today want to make the most of their later years, exploring museums, attending performances and continuously learning. That’s what makes luxury retirement communities in Chicago so alluring. They … Continue reading “Why Luxury Retirement Communities in Chicago Are Thriving”

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading “COVID-19 Testing at The Clare”

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