Category: Physical Wellness
The Esquiline, a Life Plan Community at the Shrine, recently unveiled plans for a campus-refresh and is now accepting Redevelopment resident applications.
“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.”
Carol B., a resident at The Esquiline, doesn’t need to think long before she has an answer for that question.
The Esquiline is located on the campus of The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, a Catholic shrine that attracts a multitude of visitors of all faiths from across the nation.
When you think about it, walking is the best of both worlds.
It delivers all the health benefits of a regular exercise program without the negative effects of some of the more high-impact activities like running.
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?
Ah, summer. A time for lazy evening walks, for enjoying the smell of fresh-mown grass, for gazing up on clear, starry nights.
Your parent may be perfectly able to go to their own doctor’s appointments, but as most people know, it’s so helpful to have an advocate during an office visit. It’s nice to have someone else there to ask questions about treatment options, symptoms, and anything else that’s a concern—especially if the patient isn’t feeling very well.
For more than a decade, the St. Francis Center for Assisted Living and the Dammert Skilled Care Center at The Esquiline have received deficiency-free reports from the Illinois Department of Public Health. We recently received another deficiency-free report in June 2019.