senior exercising with personal trainerAfter years of success, you’re in a position to reinvent retirement. To do what you want—on your terms and in your own way. To surround yourself with fascinating people. To volunteer in meaningful ways. To discover new things. To work when it suits you. And delve deeper into the things you’ve always loved.

That’s why The Clare has been designed to empower you to you build your life your way. Whether you see yourself becoming more fit, more artistic, more knowledgeable, more inspired or more involved in the world around you, The Clare is the ideal environment for you.

And the beauty of the The Clare is that it’s populated by people—like you—who have excelled in business, academia, medicine, law and the arts. So you’ll always be in the company of people with a wide array of interests, extraordinary personal histories, lots of energy and curiosity and, of course, an appreciation for the finest things in life.

Resident Committees and Clubs:

  • Friars Club (Men’s group)
  • Art Group
  • Social Bridge Club
  • Book-of-the-Month Book Club
  • Life Enrichment Committee
  • Poetry Group

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Recent Presentations at The Clare:

  • Season Lyric Opera Lecture Series
  • Movie Club and Movies of the Week
  • Host 4th Presbyterian Churches’ Academy for Faith and Life Series
  • Medical Lecture Series Speakers from Northwestern Memorial and Rush Hospitals and RIC discuss:
    • Dermatology and Skin Cancer
    • Back Pain
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Fall Prevention
    • Hearing/Hearing Loss
    • Cardiovascular Issues
    • Stroke Prevention
    • Sleep and Aging
    • Memory Loss
  • Financial Lecture Series by Northern Trust
  • Art History Lecture Series
  • Choral Performances Including a cappella groups from Yale and Harvard Universities, Chicago Children’s Choir
  • Jazz Ensembles

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