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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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Understanding Why Holidays Can Be Difficult for Older Adults

Joy is what everyone hopes to feel during the holiday season, but unfortunately that is not the reality for many people, especially older adults. At a time when people are supposed to be sharing love and laughter with their friends and family, there are seniors who find themselves feeling lonely and isolated during the holidays. …

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5 Ways You Can Show Appreciation for a Family Caregiver

Did you know that there are an estimated 53 million family caregivers in the U.S.? Chances are good that you probably know of at least one in your life. Whether they are willing to ask for it or not, they could probably benefit from your help and support, especially as we observe National Family Caregivers …

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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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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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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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The Benefits of Downsizing to a Smaller Home

Whether you’re downsizing your home as a lifestyle choice or moving to a senior living community, there are many benefits to moving into a smaller home. This article will help you to see how downsizing to a smaller home can not only be a smart financial decision, but can also vastly improve your day-to-day quality …

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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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