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Sports Fans, Watch Your Stress Level!

September 28, 2018 — It was all over the news a few years ago: studies showed an increase in heart attacks and heart arrhythmias during sporting events such as the Super Bowl, World Series and World Cup. A report from the American Heart Association explained that watching a nail-biter game between rivals could cause emotional stress, which is one... Read More

Halloween Adventures

September 24, 2018 — Many facilities and communities throughout The Alden Network will be hosting a Halloween Adventure later this month. Dates and times vary. Click on the facility name to learn more.  Aurora, Illinois Alden Courts of Waterford Alden Gardens of Waterford Alden of Waterford Barrington, Illinois Alden Estates of Barrington Bloomingdale, Illinois Alden Village Chicago, Illinois Alden... Read More

Healthy Aging—What’s That?

August 30, 2018 — September Is Healthy Aging Month. Many older adults may be saying to themselves, “Well, I guess that’s not for me, because I am already dealing with health challenges!” But it’s important to overcome that attitude. “Healthy aging” and “successful aging” don’t mean that we make it to the age of 100 untouched by illness or... Read More

Career Opportunities

August 16, 2018 — Now hiring RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. To learn more, please visit our job openings here. We work to create a fast-paced, rewarding work environment that fosters teamwork, compassion and recognizes outstanding customer service. We are always looking to hire highly motivated, service-oriented individuals who want to grow with us. If you’re interested in a meaningful career where you can make... Read More

From The Alden Network Podcasts – Is Your Loved One Ready for Memory Care?

August 15, 2018 — If your loved one’s memory issues have affected them enough that they can no longer take care of themselves—either physically or mentally—it may be time to consider placement in a memory care community. The Alden Network offers a holistic approach for individuals with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other memory care needs. We use evidence-based techniques and... Read More

Alden Leader Summer 2018

August 6, 2018 — The Alden Leader is a community newsletter that provides useful information regarding special programs, services and events. It also highlights the accomplishments of patients, residents and staff. Current Issue Summer 2018 The Alden Network Podcast Accreditation by The Joint Commission Horizon Independent Senior Living Family Home Health Network Alden Courts of Huntley Memory Care

Five Fun Ways to Give Your Brain a Workout

July 31, 2018 — By now most of us know that physical activity is an important way to protect our memory and thinking. Exercise increases blood flow to the brain, helps us maintain a healthy weight, and promotes a healthy heart, blood pressure and sleep quality—all of which lower our risk of Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other conditions that... Read More

Free Community Events this Fall

July 20, 2018 — Alden Courts and Estates of Shorewood will be hosting three very special events this fall. All events will take place at: Alden Estates of Shorewood 710 W. Black Road Shorewood 815-230-8700 An RSVP is required for all three events. Please call 815-230-8700 or REGISTER ONLINE. Knee and Shoulder Pain Treatment Options Wednesday, September 19, 2:00-3:00pm Orthopedic surgeon... Read More

Career Opportunities

July 17, 2018 — Now hiring RNs, LPNs, and CNAs. To learn more, please visit our job openings here. We work to create a fast-paced, rewarding work environment that fosters teamwork, compassion and recognizes outstanding customer service. We are always looking to hire highly motivated, service-oriented individuals who want to grow with us. If you’re interested in a meaningful career where you can make... Read More