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How Beacon Hill Can Help You Come Back From Caregiver Burnout

Caregiving is a rewarding, but demanding role. While many caregivers say that the role provides them with a sense of purpose, it is not without its trials and stressful moments. At Beacon Hill, in addition to our comfortable independent living residences and on-site health services, we offer residential respite care to accommodate unpaid caregivers and …

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The Benefits of Health Services at Beacon Hill

At Beacon Hill, our vibrant residents make our community such a remarkable place to be. That’s why we’re devoted to helping them remain as independent as possible for as long as possible and why continuing to meet or exceed the needs of our residents is at the core of what we do. Not only does …

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Retirement Living Options Near Chicago

There’s no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to retirement living. At Beacon Hill, we understand that some older adults prefer the idea of multigenerational living while others like the sounds of downsizing to a maintenance-free living arrangement to best take advantage of this next chapter of life. Whatever you envision for retirement living, we want …

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Respite Care Is for Caregivers & Loved Ones Alike

When you’re a caregiver, you can get stuck in a cycle of doing, doing, doing and can easily neglect your physical, mental and social well-being. From bringing your loved one to appointments to helping with laundry and beyond, your tasks run the gamut. But what if you need a break? Maybe you want to go …

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How to Evaluate Senior Living Services & Amenities

At Beacon Hill, we are passionate about helping seniors age successfully. Our goal is to ensure you are able to thrive in retirement, whatever that looks like to you. If you or a loved one is beginning the search for a senior living community, we’re here to help. There are a variety of senior living …

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Is it Time for Memory Care Services?

Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer and no one-size-fits-all support and care solution for loved ones with memory loss. The best advice: Understand what options are available and be honest about current and future care needs (and caregiving limitations). Signs of Normal Aging vs. Signs of Alzheimer’s While some forgetfulness is just part of getting older, …

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Honor Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month at Beacon Hill

When it comes to brain health, it’s never too late to start making healthy changes. By taking care of your mind, body and social well-being, you may be able to reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. And to shed light on this progressive brain disease, June marks Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month backed by …

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Choosing Beacon Hill Means Choosing to Invest in You

On top of your must-haves for a senior living community — quality and levels of care, top-notch community amenities, engaging activities and events and perfect-for-you floor plans — you may want to consider adding not-for-profit to your list. By design, a not-for-profit senior living community like Beacon Hill in Lombard reinvests any profits right back …

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Understanding the Risks & Warning Signs of Stroke

Did you know? A stroke can happen at any age. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an American suffers from stroke every 40 seconds. Though nearly three out of every four strokes happen in people over age 65, age-related risk begins around age 55. Most strokes are ischemic or caused …

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Improve Chronic Pain with Occupational Therapy

We encourage all our residents to live life to the fullest — that’s part of what makes Beacon Hill such a remarkable community. And because we believe that a full life includes mind, body and spiritual wellbeing, that philosophy extends to health management and care as well. If you are recovering from an injury or …

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