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Life at The Clare

Continuing Care Communities Advocate Aging with Others – Aging In Chicago

Aging in place is the catch phrase used for describing when seniors remain in their homes.  In theory it sounds ideal as it prevents the necessity of change, and permits the senior to continue to be surrounded by his/her things.  In reality, what it doesn’t facilitate is allowing the senior to be surrounded by what’s … Continue reading “Continuing Care Communities Advocate Aging with Others – Aging In Chicago”

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The Clare is Top-Rated – Lincoln Park Patch

The Clare has been named one of the top twenty assisted living facilities in Illinois by Assisted Living Today.  Assisted Living Today is a well-respected resource providing information on topics relating to senior living. Read More >

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Freshen Your Decorating – Chicago Tribune

You’ve loved and lived with the same furniture and perhaps decor for years, but now that you’ve made the decision to move maybe it’s time to rethink your decorating style. Change can be as simple as coloring your new world with a different palette or incorporating fresh pieces with your treasured ones.  Or, it might … Continue reading “Freshen Your Decorating – Chicago Tribune”

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Dining at The Clare Rivals Top Local Restaurants – Chicago Tribune

Exquisite entrees including foie gras, tuna amuse bouches and truffle mousse with port jelly.  Delicacies that you’d hope to find on the menu of the finest restaurants are less expected to be the standard fare at retirement communities.  The fact is, there’s nothing standard about the dining services at The Clare since Brian Hughes became … Continue reading “Dining at The Clare Rivals Top Local Restaurants – Chicago Tribune”

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Living at The Clare Makes Traveling Easy – PR Web

A recent trip to Iran proved to be an astounding experience for two septuagenarian travelers. These energetic and adventurous women bonded over their passion to travel off the beaten path, often visiting destinations that others find somewhat intimidating. Read More >

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The Clare Celebrates 100 – Chicago Tribune

April marked an auspicious occasion for The Clare. Earlier this month, a cocktail party was held for residents to celebrate the sale of the 100th apartment in the upscale senior retirement community in Chicago’s Gold Coast. “The Clare’s resurgence is really taking hold as we sold our 100th apartment recently. This is a noteworthy milestone … Continue reading “The Clare Celebrates 100 – Chicago Tribune”

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Changes at the Clare – Chicago Tribune

Though it’s not a brand new community, The Clare in downtown Chicago is under new management after a high-profile bankruptcy. The $250 million continuing care high-rise project at 55 East Person St. opened in late 2008. The project has 248 luxury independent-living apartments, along with assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care units. The building … Continue reading “Changes at the Clare – Chicago Tribune”

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Tips for getting through the Thanksgiving cooking marathon – Chicago Tribune

Most cooks will agree: Thanksgiving dinner is the most difficult holiday meal to prepare. Remember the commercial of the woman who places the turkey on the table and then promptly collapses? A bit exaggerated perhaps but the point is: getting all the food to the table hot and at the same time isn’t easy. Imagine … Continue reading “Tips for getting through the Thanksgiving cooking marathon – Chicago Tribune”

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Do Try This At Home – Chicago Tribune

The Clare has its own twist on the traditional sweet potato side dish. “We use nice, tender, baby sweet potatoes sautéed with maple syrup and a touch of brown sugar. Sprinkling in blueberries adds color and flavor. Then we add a touch of corned beef in little cubes,” says lead cook Eugene Chambers. “If we … Continue reading “Do Try This At Home – Chicago Tribune”

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