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.


Every Reason To Retire in Chicago’s North Shore

If you or a loved one is nearing retirement age or have had enough of the hassles that come with homeownership, settling down in a maintenance-free senior living community on Chicago’s North Shore is a wonderful solution. Although retirement looks different for everyone, older adults across the board crave worry-free living. Trust us – the …

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How To Choose the Right Independent Living Floor Plan

Downsizing and moving into a senior living community is a great step toward living your best retirement lifestyle and providing a fresh start. Choosing the right independent living floor plan for you takes some time, but the benefits are definitely worth it, says Joseph Jania, interior designer and move-in coordinator at Sedgebrook.  “One of the …

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Sedgebrooks’ Management Company Ranked #1 

in J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study Sedgebrook, managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, announced that its management company ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent senior living providers for the fourth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study. Sedgebrook is proud to be a part …

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Differences Between Independent Living and Assisted Living Memory Care

Everyone’s needs are different, and it becomes more apparent with age just how important it is to have a plan in place for the future. For older adults and their family members, senior living communities can be a helpful solution to finding both an active lifestyle and care services, all in one place.  If you’re …

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Moving into Sedgebrook: Your Step-by-Step Guide

You may have been hearing about all the recent buzz in the real estate market, especially for sellers. Homes have been selling at higher than market value due to an increase in demand and low inventory. If you’re a senior who’s been thinking about making the move to your preferred retirement community, now’s the perfect …

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Safe Driving Tips for Seniors

Getting behind the wheel may still give you the same thrill it did when you were a teenager learning to drive, or it may be little more than a necessity that allows you to travel freely from point A to point B. Either way, as you age, your may find yourself curious about safe driving …

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Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Countless research studies have shown the benefits of physical activities for helping seniors enjoy a more active and healthier life. If you’re like most people, you probably think of physical activity as walking, biking, swimming or other types of aerobic exercise. But it also includes gardening. While you may already know the benefits of most …

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Stroke Awareness and Prevention Tips for Seniors

According to the National Institutes of Health, 795,000 strokes occur every year in the United States. And the risk factor for having a stroke doubles every 10 years after age 55. To help reduce your risk of stroke, this blog post will show you how to identify a stroke and offer stroke prevention tips.  Act …

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When Is Long-Term Care Necessary?

According to her biographer, Anglo-Irish novelist Elizabeth Bowen said of aging, “I think the main thing, don’t you, is to keep the show on the road.” Sometimes, the best way to keep the show on the road is with some help. If the natural aging process, declining memory, or even short-term setbacks like illness are …

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Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

Singing birds and warm summer breezes make the great outdoors almost irresistible after a long winter. So grab your sunscreen, sun hat, beach towel, or gardening trowel and head out into the sunshine for some warm-weather fun. Here’s a list of enjoyable summer activities for seniors: 1. Head for the Beach A classic summer activity, …

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