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Category: Intellectual Wellness

Lenten Challenge: The Importance of Reflection

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 27, 2020 9:05:00 AM

Categories: Spiritual Wellness, Intellectual Wellness

Lent is a time of spiritual renewal and reflection. It’s a time to take stock of both our faith and our lives, and to take a deeper look at things we might otherwise overlook or take for granted.

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Top 5 Books for Seniors to Read [2019 Edition]

Posted by The Esquiline on Oct 16, 2019 1:00:49 PM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

Fall is a beautiful season that’s perfect for reflection and cozying up inside. And what better way to accomplish both of those things than by reading a great book?

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The Esquiline Named Best Retirement Community for 6th Year in a Row

Posted by The Esquiline on Dec 12, 2018 12:12:07 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness, Spiritual Wellness, Intellectual Wellness, Financial Wellness, Social Wellness

For the sixth year in a row, The Esquiline has claimed the Belleville News-Democrat’s Reader’s Choice designation of Best Retirement Community in the Metro-East for 2018.

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3 Surprising Ways Travel Is Good for Your Health

Posted by The Esquiline on Oct 17, 2018 9:41:19 AM

Categories: Physical Wellness, Intellectual Wellness

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Campus Refresh Planned at The Esquiline

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 19, 2018 1:09:18 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness, Intellectual Wellness, Financial Wellness, Social Wellness

 

The Esquiline, a Life Plan Community at the Shrine, recently unveiled plans for a campus-refresh and is now accepting Redevelopment resident applications.

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Gardening at The Esquiline: A Resident Story

Posted by The Esquiline on Sep 6, 2018 9:47:17 AM

Categories: Physical Wellness, Intellectual Wellness

“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.”

—Rudyard Kipling

Why garden?

Carol B., a resident at The Esquiline, doesn’t need to think long before she has an answer for that question.

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4 Reasons Why Reading is Good For You

Posted by The Esquiline on Jun 6, 2018 9:56:49 AM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

As all book lovers know, reading can open your eyes to new worlds and ideas. It can represent anything from an enjoyable way to pass a rainy afternoon to a life-changing revelation. But did you know that scientifically speaking, reading is also good for you?

Read on to discover why reading is good for your health — and a few fun facts about your favorite authors.

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When’s the Right Time to Move to Independent Living?

Posted by The Esquiline on May 31, 2018 1:57:00 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness, Spiritual Wellness, Intellectual Wellness, Social Wellness

A lot of people in their 70s who are considering moving to a Life Plan Community have one pressing question: when’s the right time to move to independent living?

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Making the Move: How to Stage a Home

Posted by The Esquiline on May 9, 2018 9:12:55 AM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness, Financial Wellness, Social Wellness

Well, it’s official. You’ve decided to move to a retirement community and are now looking to sell your house. But how do you maximize the selling price?

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Can Prayer Help Prevent Dementia?

Posted by The Esquiline on Nov 7, 2017 3:58:52 PM

Categories: Spiritual Wellness, Intellectual Wellness

Prayer doesn’t work like a punch card. All your wishes and dreams aren’t automatically answered after you pray for them ten times. That’s something we all learn early on as we develop our spirituality as adults.

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