Moving into a new retirement community can feel a lot like being the “new kid in school.” Some may experience anxiety when deciding to make the move from a home where they are comfortable to somewhere new. They may wonder, “will I make new friends? Will I experience the feeling of being at home again?”
Topics: Lifecare, Life Plan Community
Every day at The Admiral at the Lake, there are meetings and conversations taking place that revolve around how to make life healthier, safer and better for residents. From administrators to staff to the residents themselves, efforts are made to keep achieving the excellence for which the community is known.
In meetings about resident wellness and healthcare, you’re likely to find Eric T. Mizuno, MD.
Since 2012, Dan Churchill, Chief Financial Officer at The Admiral at the Lake, enjoys the work that he does for the community and treasures the time he spends with the residents and staff members. Not only does he love his job, but he also loves the surrounding Chicago community that he lives and works in.
Tax season is almost upon us. Have you taken the time to consider the benefits a life plan community could have on your taxes?
If you are considering a life plan community (also known as a CCRC) to retire, you may not know it could have a positive impact on your taxes. New life plan community residents could qualify for a tax deduction on their entry fee and monthly fees.
The winter season is almost upon us. It can be hard to stay motivated during the winter months. The cold temperatures and darker days sometimes make you want to stay in bed longer under a nice, warm blanket.
Your parent is looking for a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) and has asked for your opinion. How can you give the best possible advice?
It can be tricky to weigh in on such an important subject, especially if you’re new to the world of retirement living. To help you on your search, here’s what you should be evaluating when comparing different community options with your parent.
Topics: Future Planning
The Admiral at the Lake’s not-for-profit affiliate company, Kendal, has values and practices rooted in Quaker principles. Since the 1970s, Kendal has been working to transform our culture’s view of the aging process through these values and practices.
Even though the Kendal system is independent and not part of or sponsored by any religious or social institution, it was founded and continues to grow by the principles of the Religious Society of Friends or Quakers. Three of the basic Quaker principles include community, wellness and integrity.
There’s always something good cooking in Chicago! With over 7,300 restaurants in a city that is known for its cultural diversity, there are so many food options to choose from.
These restaurants come in all shapes and sizes, and range from fine dining to casual small mom-and-pop shops. We obviously can’t cover all of Chicago’s restaurants in this blog, but we will cover the iconic, must-have Chicago foods and destinations around The Admiral at the Lake.
Topics: Chicago Lifestyle
Whatever stage of life you may be in, it’s never too late to do good for the community. There are so many benefits of volunteering, not only for the community but for yourself as well.
Learn how one resident at The Admiral at the Lake donates his time and how you can get started volunteering.
Topics: Chicago Lifestyle