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Got the urge to dance? It can be good for your health!

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Do you ever get the urge to get up and dance around? Well, there are some reasons why you might not want to ignore that urge. Getting older doesn't always have to equal less movement; in fact, by doing a low-impact dance routine a few times each week, you have the potential to improve your joints, balance, and more. Consider these three possible be...
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Easy Ways to Reduce the Risk of Falling

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 As we age, we become more prone to losing our balance and falling. In fact, falls are the number one cause of serious injuries in seniors, with most of these falls happening in the home. Luckily, here at Evergreen Place, we want loved ones and their families to live worry-free, which is why we offer many services and amenities to reduce the r...
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Hungry? Try These Three Local Restaurants

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Hungry? Try These Three Local Restaurants If you and your loved one are looking for your next favorite dining spot, look no further than these three local restaurants! Get a jump-start on your day with a hearty breakfast at Pepper Mill Family Restaurant, enjoy delicious southern BBQ from Doc's Smokehouse, or dig into Chicago's famous deep-dish pizz...
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Make the Transition Easier

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When done well, moving can be a wonderful experience. Prioritizing your loved one's needs and involvement can make this transition much smoother. Therefore, we provide and encourage our residents to participate and engage in programs offered at Evergreen Senior Living. Through multiple activities, seniors can interact with their peers, maintain abi...
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5 Most Common Senior Health Issues

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Thanks to medical advances, people are living longer. As we get older, it is natural for our bodies to be more prone to health issues. Many factors such as lifestyle and environment can affect how we age. Here are the most common health conditions affecting those 65 or older and how you can decrease your risks of having these issues. 1.) Heart...
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Importance of Staying Hydrated

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Staying hydrated isn't just for athletes and exercising. It is very important for overall health and for your heart and muscles to work efficiently. Dehydration is a serious condition that can have life-threatening effects such as kidney failure, shock, and low blood pressure. As we become older, the feeling of being thirsty is not as strong as it ...
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VISITATION FACT SHEET

June 14th, 2021  Evergreen Senior Living understands that visiting with family and friends is important to the quality of life. We encourage these visits, provided they are done in a safe and healthy manner. This fact sheet has been created to provide you and your loved one with guidance so everyone may enjoy their time together. Please note t...
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Congratulations, Nick!

Nick is a cook who has been employed by Evergreen for almost 5 years. He always enjoyed cooking, in fact a favorite memories is sitting under the table while his great-grandparents were baking in Arkansas. Nick's other great-grandparents were some of our first residents here at Evergreen Senior Living in Orland Park. Shortly after they mo...
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How Laughter Helps your Health

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For many years, people have said laughter is the best medicine. Humor can enhance your body's functions both emotionally and physically. Who knew that such a common reaction could have so many benefits! Stimulate Oxygen and Blood Flow- Just through laughing alone, you take in more oxygen than average. The increase of oxygen can improve blood flow f...
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The Need for Vitamin D in Seniors

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The need for Vitamin D in seniors is more important than ever. It is essential for the body's function and is more than just another supplement to take. As spring weather is blooming, it is the perfect time to increase your intake of this nutrient, especially since you can never have too much Vitamin D! Why do I need Vitamin D? It's essential for b...
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Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors this Spring

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Spring is just around the corner, and everyone is eager to enjoy the warmer weather. There are many places in or around Orland Park to visit and see. Take advantage of the warm weather and explore fun places near you! Centennial Park has no admission fees while offering many recreational options for all ages. There are bike trails, a dog park, spor...
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Keep Your Heart Healthy

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 In February, we celebrate heart health awareness month. Now is a good time to reflect on the organ that keeps us walking to our own beat. Your cardiovascular system affects every part of your body, so it is important to take your health to heart! "Shape of My Heart" – Backstreet Boys The average size of an adult heart is the size of your two ...
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Vaccine Clinics are Coming!

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The news we have been waiting for has arrived! Walgreens has confirmed our upcoming vaccination dates. The first Pfizer vaccination dose will be administered to consenting residents and staff members on Thursday, February 4. The second dose will be Friday, February 26. For those who may be new to the community after February 4, there is an extra ho...
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Eye Conditions Common in Seniors

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 Keep an Eye on Vision Many things can cause vision loss, and it is important to be aware of signs and symptoms of diminishing eyesight. When caught quickly, vision issues can most likely be treated to ensure the impact does not greatly affect one's lifestyle. Because everyone's eyes are different, it is unknown how much your vision will be af...
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National Assisted Living Week Celebration

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National Assisted Living Week is a time of celebration for communities to highlight the incredible care given and friendships made through assisted living. Even during this uncertain time of a pandemic, we used a little creativity to help our residents and families enjoy safely. We kicked off the week with a surprise resident card shower and family...
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Warning Signs That Your Senior Shouldn’t Stay at Home

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There may come a time when it isn't in your loved one's best interest to stay at home. Whether it's due to a physical or mental condition, the day may come when it's no longer possible for your family member to live by themselves or even for you or an at-home caregiver to handle their needs. When your loved one's safety or health is in jeopardy, it...
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Life Enrichment Opportunities at Evergreen Senior Living

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Evergreen Senior Living's life enrichment offers social, educational, and cultural activity programming. Each activity is designed to specifically meet the interests, needs, and abilities of our residents.Our residents take advantage of our senior transportation services by participating in community outings, shopping trips, and individual doctor v...
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Delicious Dining Experiences at Evergreen Senior Living

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We offer a variety of wonderful dining options for our seniors. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served daily in our restaurant-style dining room, Traditions. Residents socialize with their peers while enjoying our featured home-style meals or some menu items that are always available. At Evergreen Place, residents have a grab-and-go option for lun...
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Spacious Senior Living Suites at Evergreen

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Are you looking for a little more space to call your own? Evergreen Senior Living in Orland Park has generous two-bedroom suites that are the perfect size for couples or simply for those looking to spread out. Whether it's a place for you and your spouse or your favorite sibling, or a space to accommodate an office or your hobbies, our generous two...
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Take a Much-Needed Break with Respite Care

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Respite care is a short-term care option for home caregivers. Perhaps your loved one is unable to accompany you on vacation or, following the current shelter-in-place order, you need some time alone. Evergreen Senior Living offers short-term stay options for just such occasions. It's also a great way to introduce your loved one to our assisted livi...
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