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Creating a Life You Love: Inspiring Hobbies for Older Women

Senior women doing a painting class

Hobbies unlock a world of personal growth, creativity, and unexpected connections. Whether you crave moments of peaceful artistry or the thrill of a lively new sport, let’s explore a selection … Continue reading “Creating a Life You Love: Inspiring Hobbies for Older Women”

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Lifelong Learning Programs for Seniors: 5 Unique Ways to Expand Your Mind

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Exploring new interests and gaining new skills is exciting at any age! Lifelong learning is a powerful way for seniors to stay mentally active, socially engaged, and filled with a … Continue reading “Lifelong Learning Programs for Seniors: 5 Unique Ways to Expand Your Mind”

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Maximize Your Space: Stylish Storage Tips for Senior Living

Downsizing doesn’t have to mean giving up your sense of style. In fact, your new home in a senior living community can be just as chic and inviting as your … Continue reading “Maximize Your Space: Stylish Storage Tips for Senior Living”

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Pre-Retirement Checklist

Retirement is a significant milestone in life, and proper preparation is key to ensuring a smooth transition into this new phase. To help you navigate this important period, we’ve compiled … Continue reading “Pre-Retirement Checklist”

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The Top 10 Anti-Aging Superfoods for Seniors

In the ever-evolving landscape of nutrition, the concept of superfoods has emerged as a beacon of wellness, offering a treasure trove of essential nutrients, antioxidants, and health benefits. But what … Continue reading “The Top 10 Anti-Aging Superfoods for Seniors”

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Making an Impact: The Best Volunteering Opportunities for Chicago Seniors

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As we gracefully age, many seniors find fulfillment and purpose in giving back to their communities through volunteering. Chicago, with its rich variety of neighborhoods and diverse needs, offers numerous … Continue reading “Making an Impact: The Best Volunteering Opportunities for Chicago Seniors”

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How Do Solo Aging Older Adults Benefit From Senior Living?

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Solo aging might be a term that’s new to you. It’s gained popularity in recent years due to the number of seniors who are doing exactly what is described. They’re … Continue reading “How Do Solo Aging Older Adults Benefit From Senior Living?”

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What Seniors Love About Chicago’s Gold Coast

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Chicago’s Gold Coast is an iconic area that a select group of people, including residents of The Clare, get to call home. The Gold Coast is an attractive neighborhood for … Continue reading “What Seniors Love About Chicago’s Gold Coast”

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Improving with Age – A Message from the Executive Director

Monica Rusboldt, Executive Director of The Clare

Since beginning my role as Executive Director in August of 2022, my focus has been to support and foster forward movement at The Clare. Our residents are full of life … Continue reading “Improving with Age – A Message from the Executive Director”

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8 Reasons Independent Living is the Fastest-Growing Retirement Community Option.

Three residents at a talbe in independent Living at The Clare

Active baby boomers in their 60s and 70s are realizing that independent living in a Chicago retirement community offers a rare opportunity to live their best life now while considering … Continue reading “8 Reasons Independent Living is the Fastest-Growing Retirement Community Option.”

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6 Ways for Baby Boomers to Explore Gardens & Gardening in Chicago

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Gardening, which is as much about tending the soul as the soil, is something people have come to enjoy at every age. Whether you are a new or a lifelong … Continue reading “6 Ways for Baby Boomers to Explore Gardens & Gardening in Chicago”

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11 Ways for Boomers to Feed Their Competitive Spirit

Baby Boomer Games at The Clare

There is no age limit on the enjoyment of playing games. Baby Boomers are no exception. Healthy competition is all about having fun and socializing. Check out a small sample … Continue reading “11 Ways for Boomers to Feed Their Competitive Spirit”

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6 Reasons to Choose Short-Term Rehabilitation at The Clare

The Clare Short-term Rehab

After an illness, injury or surgery, a licensed team of therapists at The Terraces at The Clare can help residents return to health and wellness. Our short-term rehabilitation professionals provide … Continue reading “6 Reasons to Choose Short-Term Rehabilitation at The Clare”

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8 Reasons to Choose Assisted Living in Chicago

Assisted Living at The Terraces at The Clare, located in downtown Chicago’s Gold Coast, provides every opportunity to continue and enhance the lifestyle you have grown accustomed to while residing … Continue reading “8 Reasons to Choose Assisted Living in Chicago”

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Resident Dr. Mary Davidson continues to affect change without reservation

Dr. Mary Davidson Standing by Window

Those who know Dr. Mary Davidson know that she is kind and giving, her neighbors at The Clare may even describe her as quiet. What most do not know about … Continue reading “Resident Dr. Mary Davidson continues to affect change without reservation”

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9 Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Active

Active lifestyle at The Clare

Keeping physically fit is generally front of mind as it relates to maintaining your health however your mind is just as important in overall wellness, especially as we age. Physical … Continue reading “9 Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Active”

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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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Residents Pursue Creative Endeavors During Retirement at The Clare

Miss Woolie Cat on lap of resident

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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Why Luxury Retirement Communities in Chicago Are Thriving

Chicago skyline at twilight

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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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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