“We looked at over 10 places before moving to Clarendale, and we’ve never looked back.” —Bernie and Julie Kloep According to Bernie, “We’ve been so impressed with everything. We have a great apartment and patio with room to grow our potted plants.” Plus, Julie adds, “The staff is fabulous—they bend over backwards for you.”… Continue reading Meet Our Residents: Bernie & Julie Kloep
Clarendale of Algonquin Executive chef Mike Prager has received the coveted Life Care Services “Chef of The Year 2022” title after battling through a three-round, “chopped-style” cook-off July 21 at the Sysco Test Kitchens in Houston, Texas. In addition to earning the 2022 Chef of the Year title, Prager will receive a $10,000 grand prize. … Continue reading Clarendale of Algonquin Executive Chef Wins 2022 Chef of the Year Title
“It’s the best of both worlds. I can keep up with friends inside and outside the community.” —Lynn Weidenfeller “My sister wanted me closer, and Clarendale is convenient to everything and everyone,” says Lynn. “It’s just a short drive to visit my friends, and my doctors and hospital are 3 miles away.” Best… Continue reading Meet Our Residents: Lynn Weidenfeller
“This is my home. Simply, why would I ever want to leave such beautiful people?” —John Folina When John lost his wife earlier this year, any thoughts he may have had about moving were fleeting. “I happily chose to stay here,” says John. “Everyone knows me by name—from the long-tenured managers to the young dining… Continue reading Meet Our Residents: John Folina
We are honored to have an independent research organization, MemoryCare.com, recognize our highly specialized memory care neighborhood.
At Clarendale of Algonquin, we encourage intergenerational contact between our senior residents and kids because we believe that every generation has a lot to offer the others. So when the opportunity to support the Boys and Girls Club 2021 Big Red Toy Box drive came up last Christmas, our residents and staff were all-in. According… Continue reading Clarendale of Algonquin Driven to Help Kids
Nation’s second-largest senior living operator receives highest score in all 6 factors Clarendale of Algonquin is excited to announce our management company, Life Care Services, has become the first and only senior living company to rank first in customer satisfaction for three consecutive years among independent senior living communities in the J.D. Power 2021… Continue reading Life Care Services Ranked #1 in Independent Living Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power
Bringing up the subject is the trickiest part when it comes to getting the conversation about assisted living or memory care started. Mom or Dad may resist discussing it because they’re afraid of losing their sense of independence. Adult children might avoid the talk because they’re concerned about how parents may react. However, starting the… Continue reading How to Begin the Talk – When it’s Time for Assisted Living or Memory Care
To ensure that Mom and Dad are safe and well, look for these signs to help you take the emotion out of the decision to recommend assisted living or memory care. Focus on ten objective measures: Driving. Don’t ignore near misses, fender benders, new dents or nicks. Request a ride to assess your loved one’s… Continue reading 10 Warning Signs – Is It Time for Assisted Living or Memory Care?
At Clarendale of Algonquin, the health and well-being of residents and team members is our highest priority at all times. We continue to take proper prevention and preparedness steps related to COVID-19. What is Clarendale of Algonquin doing to prepare for any incidence of COVID-19? We know that this disease most dramatically impacts older adults… Continue reading COVID-19 Response