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How to shop for an older adult

How to shop for an older adult It’s easy to shop for children — books, toys, games and other products geared for the young abound. But how do you shop for your favorite young-at-heart senior, who may be trying to downsize or who simply doesn’t want more stuff lying around to dust? • Pay attention


You don’t have to be alone

Earlier we talked about the top 5 reasons to make the move to a retirement community before winter sets in, with the cold, the snow, and the ice. During the harshness of winter, a community setting is a great place to be. We take care of the chores, and you’re free to explore all those


Central Baptist Village Selected One of The Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Norridge, IL. – November 17, 2014 – Central Baptist Village is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces in an annual survey. The award, based on employee’s opinions of their employers, recognizes Central Baptist Village as a Workplace Achiever in which employees are


Top 5 reasons you should make the move to senior living now

Most of us put off doing the things that we don’t think we’ll like (making a date with the dentist comes to mind). When it comes to big changes, it’s even harder to take the first step. One of those big changes for older adults is moving to a retirement community. At Central Baptist Village,


Making the move to a richer life

First in a “Moving Mom and Dad” series about helping older adults make the move to a senior living community Moving to a new home can be exciting, but most Americans agree that it’s stressful too. There are all kinds of tasks to take on, such as calling movers, contacting utilities and the US Postal


Tips to stay safe this summer

After the coldest winter in years and a cool start to spring and summer in Chicago, sun and summer safety may not be at the top of your list. As you know, though, the weather in Chicago changes often, so get ready as we head into the dog days of summer.   Stay cool. Older


To Be An American

In celebration of Independence Day and the freedoms we enjoy as Americans, we have asked many of our residents what it means To Be an American. Here’s what they told us: “It’s a blessing and a privilege given to us by the Lord for which I am grateful. Our many freedoms come to mind. What


When the blues just won’t go away

Growing older can mean adapting to a lot of changes. Retirement can leave you feeling like your useful days are behind you. Your children may move away to pursue their own careers. You may start to lose friends you’ve known since childhood. You may find yourself taking on the role of caregiver to your spouse,


Expert tips to help your brain stay in shape, keep Alzheimer’s at bay  

We know children’s brains are like sponges, soaking up information, learning new languages with relative ease, and growing and changing on their journey to adulthood. On the flip side, many of us believe that once we’ve grown up, our brains are done. We’ve come to think that at best they’re stuck in neutral, or that


Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Aging

We’ve come to expect failing health and abilities as we grow older, but it’s not too late to readjust your chronometer, so to speak. Just because Uncle Bill had a heart attack or Aunt Sally developed diabetes doesn’t mean you have to follow in their footsteps. You can’t change your family health history, but you

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Central Baptist Village is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community with more than a century of dedicated service in caring for older adults.

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Central Baptist Village?

Our team approach supports residents and their families through the transitions of aging. We offer on-site independent living, assisted living, memory support care, skilled nursing care and short-term rehabilitation. Residents enjoy enhanced independence and greater peace of mind knowing health care needs are based on a personalized plan and delivered within a community of friendship, faith, and family.

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