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Category: Social Wellness

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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Sole to Soul: Building Community in the Greater Belleville Area

Posted by The Esquiline on May 30, 2018 9:56:55 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Growing up, The Esquiline’s Life Enrichment Coordinator Jennifer Murphy had dinner every Sunday at her grandparents’ house.

It was something the whole extended family showed up for, and before each meal, aunts, uncles, cousins, parents, grandparents, and grandchildren would gather around the table and join hands to say a prayer of thanks.

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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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8 Things to Look for When Touring a Life Plan Community

Posted by The Esquiline on May 2, 2018 9:49:19 AM

Categories: Financial Wellness, Social Wellness

When deciding which Life Plan Community is the best fit for you, one of the best things you can do is visit.

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Senior to Senior: Making Meaningful Connections with ACHS

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 19, 2018 11:05:51 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

On paper, millennials and the GI and Silent Generations don’t have that much in common. Aside from the age difference, people in their 70s, 80s, and 90s grew up in what can feel like a completely different world than those currently in their teens.

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How to Convince My Spouse It's Time to Move

Posted by The Esquiline on Apr 11, 2018 10:41:00 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

You’re ready to move. Your spouse isn’t. How do you have the conversation with them?

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Aging Parents, Guilt, and the Sandwich Generation

Posted by The Esquiline on Jan 31, 2018 8:44:10 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Do you feel guilty about not taking care of your parent yourself? Do you feel guilty that you don’t visit or call enough—even though you regularly do both? Are you currently providing some level of care for your parent but still struggle with the feeling that it’s never enough? You’re not alone.

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Holiday Traditions of The Esquiline Residents

Posted by The Esquiline on Dec 19, 2017 10:04:23 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Here at The Esquiline, our beautiful grounds are full of people enjoying the Christmas season. Our diverse community celebrates the season in a variety of special ways and if you ask, you’re sure to find that every resident has a wonderful holiday tradition to share.

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10 Ways To Give Back This Christmas

Posted by The Esquiline on Nov 22, 2017 8:45:51 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

The shift from Thanksgiving to Christmas can be a little odd. We spend a week reflecting on all the many blessings in our lives and how grateful we are for all that we have. And then, at the stroke of midnight on the Friday after Thanksgiving (and sometimes on Thanksgiving Day itself), we’re inundated with commercials and sales telling us we need to get more stuff.

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Holiday Activities in Belleville, IL

Posted by The Esquiline on Nov 17, 2017 7:25:17 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Celebrating the holiday season is easy in Belleville. The only challenge you’re likely to run into is choosing your favorites from all the fun Belleville holiday events and activities. And that’s a good problem to have during this joyous holiday season!

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