News from and about Sedgebrook.

Check this page often for the latest news, articles and stories about Sedgebrook — including insight on how to age successfully.


Making Wishes Come True

Resident Rhoda Simon’s favorite pastime used to be swimming. With the help of the therapy team at Radford Green, Rhoda’s wishes came true. “She was so happy. She knew that once she got in, swimming wouldn’t be a problem, she could swim for hours. The problem became, getting her out of the pool. Not because …

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The Big Freeze

There’s a big freeze in Lincolnshire … a Fitness Freeze to be exact. The annual program, developed by Ruth Reyna, wellness center manager at Sedgebrook is a way to encourage residents of the senior living community to stay active during the busy holiday season. Learn more.     

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All in the Family at Radford Green

When Delores Schroeder needed to gain strength after a hospital stay, she knew just where to go. The resident of Antioch chose to do her rehabilitation at Radford Green at Sedgebrook. Learn more.  

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Still a Super Hero

Jonathan Kaya, a resident of Schiller Park formerly played the role of the Incredible Hulk in the live stage show Marvel Universe Live. Now as the health fitness specialist at Sedgebrook senior living community in Lincolnshire, Kaya’s super powers consist of helping older adults live their healthiest and most independent lives possible. Learn more.  

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Car Show To Raise Funds for The Alzheimer’s Association

Sedgebrook will hold its 1st Annual Charity Car Show and Awards to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. Presented by BGV Motorsports, the event will feature the display of muscle cars, along with face painting, balloon artists, family activities, and food vendors. Learn more.     

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Harrington Moves to Sedgebrook

Dan Harrington has been named executive director at Sedgebrook, a Senior Care Development-affiliated life plan community in Lincolnshire, IL. Learn more.

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Scholars’ Fund Drive at Sedgebrook Supports Student Wait-Staff

Residents at Sedgebrook have shown their appreciation to their student wait-staff who are pursuing their post-high school education, in a very generous way. Last month, residents of the senior living community in Lincolnshire completed their Scholars’ Fund Drive. The annual program collects financial donations to support post-secondary scholarships to students who serve as wait staff …

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Sedgebrook Seniors Get a Hand in Science and Math

Say “math and science,” and some people want to run for the hills. But not residents in the Senior Scholars program at Sedgebrook. On the contrary; they’re voluntarily signing up for workshops about energy and electricity, crime scene investigation, kitchen chemistry, math in the real world, technology, and the earth around us. Learn more.

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Meeting of the Minds

There was a wonderful meeting of the minds as two generations came together to discuss civics. Last week, Stevenson High School students enrolled in the summer school course Careers in Law and Politics, interviewed residents of Sedgebrook. Learn more.

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