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PACE: Helping Participants like Joan ‘Soar Like an Eagle’
September is National PACE Month, an opportunity to celebrate the innovation, joy, and care provided for older adults at Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®)! Joan’s story illustrates this year’s theme – PACE: This is the Place for Me.
Porter Hills Women’s Board: 50+ Years of Service
The Porter Hills Women’s Board is disbanding after more than 50 years of faithful service to the residents of Porter Hills Village. Its purpose was “to work in a volunteer capacity to give service, supply a personal touch, and aid in promoting the general welfare and happiness of the residents of Porter Hills.”Over the years,…
Sprouting Joy and Purpose at Chelsea Retirement Community Gardens
Prairie Cottages resident Fred Junger was walking through Dancey House at Chelsea Retirement Community (CRC) when Independent Living Life Enrichment Coordinator Hazel Mead asked him, “What do you know about chickens?” “Absolutely nothing!” was Fred’s reply. But he decided to give it a try.