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.


What Age Should I Move into Senior Living?

If you’re considering moving into a retirement community someday, but you’re not sure when someday is, you should consider a few factors that could influence when to move into senior living, such as cost and your health. Independent senior living costs can actually save you money, and there are many benefits of calling a retirement …

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5 Ways Water Aerobics Keeps Seniors Happy and Healthy

It’s no doubt regular exercise maintains healthiness and happiness in people of all ages. For seniors, some methods of exercise, such as heavy weightlifting and running, can be too harsh on joints and cause strain or injury. Water aerobics, however, is a fantastic method of exercise for seniors because of the safety the water provides …

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Opening Up Our Community

May 12, 2020 Federal and state governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential business. While this is an encouraging sign to our country’s response to COVID-19, please know this process will be taken thoughtfully at Sedgebrook. We will implement a three-phased approach when reopening our community. Decisions for each phase will be …

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Social Distancing: Indoor Activities for Seniors

Now that we’re staying at home more and venturing out less, our social lives have changed dramatically. We can’t meet friends for coffee and a croissant without putting our health at risk. Going to the gym is akin to visiting a germ factory. Theaters are closed, weddings and worship services are distant affairs, and don’t …

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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day While Practicing Social Distancing

Social distancing – our new normal. Generally, social distancing involves measures to restrict when, where, and how many people can gather, with the goal of stopping or slowing the spread of COVID-19. With Mother’s Day approaching on May 10, the ‘Stay at Home’ order will change the way we show our mothers how much we …

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COVID-19 Update

After careful consideration for the health and safety of residents, employees, and family members, our community amended its visitor policy on Monday, March 16, and is restricting visitors from entering our community. Please bookmark the LCS website for future updates and information regarding our community COVID-19 response and prevention measures already implemented, such as: ·        Educating …

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COVID-19 Update

Hello Sedgebrook community, The health and safety of residents living in our community is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus (COVD-19). We understand that COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind, and we want to be communicative and transparent in the steps Sedgebrook is taking to prepare our community …

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Coronavirus Precautions

The health, safety and well-being of our residents, employees and families are always top priorities at our community. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the news and on the minds of many, we want to address actions taking place related to this concern. Some of the actions we are addressing include: Consistent updates and communication to …

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Celebrating 15 Years with 15 Reasons to Love Sedgebrook

For the past 15 years, Sedgebrook has been greeting those who enter our senior living community with a breath of fresh air and smiles that say “You belong here.” To celebrate this milestone, we listed 15 reasons why Sedgebrook is among the best senior living communities in Illinois. Our community is warm and welcoming to …

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