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Understanding the Physical and Emotional Process of Moving

Making a move is a big undertaking. Between the planning, packing and heavy lifting, it can be an exhausting process. Additionally, you may feel a sense of loss when thinking about the treasured memories you’ve created in your home. All of these elements can take a physical and emotional toll.  In this article, discover tips …

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Why Friendships Later in Life Impact Our Well-Being

We all know that eating well and getting regular exercise is good for our overall health. However, one often overlooked aspect of our emotional and physical well-being is the importance of friendships. These social connections are essential to maintaining both mental and emotional well-being.  With age, friendships become even more important, yet opportunities for connection …

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Essential Winter Home Maintenance Tips for Seniors

Is your home prepared to withstand the ice and snow of another long winter? Winter weather can take a heavy toll on our homes. That’s why performing home maintenance is one of the most vital —but also more expensive and laborious—aspects to owning a home.  Here at Beacon Hill, we recognize these tasks can become …

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Living in a Community vs. Staying at Home

Deciding where to spend your retirement years is a process that requires careful consideration. Many consider staying at home or downsizing to a smaller home, while others consider retirement communities catering to the interests of retired adults. While leaving a place you’ve called home for decades is a difficult, emotional choice, there are also many …

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The Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted Living

As you age, you want to spend your time doing the things you enjoy most. Both independent living and assisted living offer support that allows you to utilize your time in the way you want. Learn more about the differences between these two options and which might be the best fit for your lifestyle. What …

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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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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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Why We Choose Beacon Hill for Independent Senior Living

With plenty of senior living community options near you, it can be difficult to know where to start.  That’s why we asked two of our Beacon Hill independent living residents to share their decision-making journey for choosing a spirited lifestyle right here in Lombard. When to Consider a Senior Independent Living Community After asking yourself …

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Winter Home Maintenance Tips for Older Adults

Winter in Illinois is challenging for people of all ages. The cold weather and hazardous conditions affect businesses, transportation, and can even be detrimental to our health – especially for older adults who also struggle with winter home maintenance. Maintaining a home to stand up to the harsh winter weather in Illinois often involves a …

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