Senior Health and Wellness | The Clare in Chicago, IL

Extravagant comforts

Live and be well. Your way.

Overall wellness for residents of The Clare encompasses many facets, from an active lifestyle and healthy dining options to stimulating social interactions and enriching programming. At The Clare, you will have many opportunities to enjoy them all.


Our Executive Chef Hagop Hagopian oversees four distinct dining venues and brings a Michelin star experience to residents. For Chef Hagopian, fine food and optimal nutrition go hand in hand. Whatever your eating preferences or dietary restrictions are, our diverse menus have offerings for all.

Music and Theater

Residents enjoy attending performances at the nearby Lyric Opera, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Millennium Park and historic musical and theater venues, and music and theatre presentations are also regularly scheduled at The Clare. Professionally staged play readings and jazz, piano and vocal concerts are a few examples of the many in-house performances on The Clare’s calendar.


The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art and dozens of boutique art galleries are located near The Clare. Art shows, classes and lectures frequently occur within the community as well. Additionally, residents have access to a naturally lit art studio, where they can explore their talents and hobbies. Social events like Sip & Paint, flower arranging workshops and more also take place here.


Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is crucial to aging well. There are many opportunities to quench your thirst for knowledge at The Clare. With the various clubs, lectures, card games and more, you are sure to find subjects that complement your interests.


The ways you can socialize at The Clare are abundant and varied. Between lively dining conversations, Thursday Happy Hours in The Lounge, group excursions, themed community events and much more, there is no shortage of invigorating experiences or friends and companions with whom to share them. Socialize as little or as much as you please. At The Clare, the decision is always up to you.


Located on the 9th floor, the Fitness Center offers state-of-the-art equipment for individual use or personal training sessions. The area also includes an indoor pool, spa, salon and massage room for all-around wellness. Take advantage of weekly group fitness classes as well, including tai chi, balance, cardio, stretching, meditation and more. Instructional lectures and workshops on topics such as fall prevention and nutrition round out the fitness program at The Clare.

Health and wellness. Your way.

The Clare is a LifeCare community in Chicago, you will have on-site access to a full continuum of care at a predictable cost, should you ever need it in the future. At The Clare, our approach to senior health and wellness is your path to living a more active, healthier and happier life.

You can expect the very best care at The Clare, whether you are in excellent health or require rehabilitation, assisted living, skilled nursing or memory care in the future. The Clare’s unique location in Chicago also places it at the center of one of the premier medical centers in the country.

Optimizing Your Health.

The Clare’s Wellness Center acts as a health liaison and resource to help promote resident independence and confidence. For residents’ convenience, the Wellness Center is open daily from 9 am to 3 pm and offers everything from vital sign and blood-sugar checks to wound dressing changes and answers to many medical-related questions. All security officers at The Clare are EMT certified, and they are available 24/7 to respond immediately to emergency situations.

The Wellness Center arranges health-related programming, coordinates a variety of medical provider visits, facilitates resident transitions from hospital stays back home and arranges for a visiting lab technician from Northwestern Medicine to complete lab orders per doctor requests.

Whether a resident has a planned surgery or makes an unexpected trip to the emergency room, The Clare’s Wellness Center Nurse Navigator checks in, consults follow-up orders from doctors and helps to arrange for therapy services or home healthcare as needed. These helpful and vital services are yet another way of promoting optimal physical wellness and independence for residents right in the community they call home.

More than a community. A family.

The Clare is a community in the truest sense of the word. Team members and residents alike have compared The Clare to family. They listen to each other’s stories, support each other’s dreams and goals and go far to promote and maintain a positive outlook on life. From the maintenance and skilled nursing team to the community’s drivers and bartenders, feeling like part of a family is one of the many attributes that makes The Clare a one-of-a-kind community.

Visit Our Health & Wellness Center