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Canterbury Court provides the perfect environment to live the life you love. And our blog is the place to learn more about issues affecting your most independent “third phase” of life – a time to embrace your personal core values and create your own fulfilling future.

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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

August 6, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, I’m sorry to have to report for the third time in a week that we have another known case of Covid-19 in our independent living. The positive individual is vaccinated. We are presuming that the spouse is positive as well. The spouse will get …

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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

August 4, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, On Monday we notified you of an IL resident who tested positive for Covid-19. I am very sad to share that the resident passed away this morning and a second resident who was in direct contact with this resident has also tested …

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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

August 2, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, We have a second vaccinated IL resident who has tested positive for Covid-19.  That individual is experiencing symptoms.  The CDC has changed their guidance for vaccinated individuals who have been exposed to someone with known or confirmed Covid-19 and now recommends that …

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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

July 19, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, Last week I notified you of a Covid positive case among our vaccinated staff. The staff members that had been directly exposed to this individual did get tested and we learned of one additional positive case this weekend. This individual is not …

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MEMORANDUM – COVID-19 Update

July 16, 2021 Dear Canterbury Residents, Employees, Family Members, Trustees, and Community Partners, It has been 5 months since our last Covid communication. Given our 100% vaccination status with both residents and staff, we had hoped that that would have been our last communication of positive test results. Unfortunately, the vaccines are not as effective at …

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Retirement Finances and the Cost of Senior Living

The cost of living is often a cause for worry for many people, and it can be particularly stressful for those who are approaching retirement age. The expenses associated with aging are many, and the thought of retiring and losing your current income source can be daunting. But there are many ways in which seniors …

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Does a Retirement Community Make for Happy Seniors?

When faced with the decision about whether to move to a retirement community or stay in the family home, many seniors may feel they’d be happier if they stay home, especially if they have no serious health concerns that require regular medical care. But an in-depth study conducted by ProMatura International yielded results some may …

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Signs My Aging Parent Needs a Higher Level of Senior Care

Every person must be able to perform certain basic tasks if they expect to live independently. These abilities, when assessed by health care professionals, are referred to as Activities of Daily Living, or ADLs. If your elderly loved one lives in an independent living community, it’s important to be aware of their ability to perform …

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Father’s Day Activities with Your Aging Dad

Father’s Day falls on the third Sunday in June. And if you’re looking for Father’s Day activities to make Dad feel special, we’ve put together some ideas to suit aging fathers. Whether your dad is still active or has mobility challenges, you can have a special day that honors him for all he’s done for …

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