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From educational presentations to performances and events to wellness workshops and special brunches on our campus, we offer an exciting variety of happenings. RSVP now for an upcoming event, meet our exceptionally warm and welcoming residents, and see our campus firsthand. All events are free to you as our guest. You’re always welcome to bring a guest, too. Our hospitality offers the best way to discover everything we believe in.
To RSVP for one of our upcoming events, call (877) 875-9134or click RSVP below.
World War II Radio Hour–Live!
November 08, 2018 – 2:00 pm
Join us for an exciting musical stroll down memory lane, as actors and actresses bring the history of World War II-era radio to life. The entertaining performance will feature all of your favorites from Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy to In the Mood, as well as comedy sketches and a touching tribute to Veterans.
An Afternoon of Jazz with Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi
November 09, 2018 – 3:00 pm
Enjoy a toe-tapping jazz performance from husband and wife team Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi. This internationally-known duo performs in a style called “four hands one piano,” energetically playing favorites from the past such as ragtime, blues and swing-era music.
Chicago through Daniel Burnham's Eyes
November 12, 2018 – 10:00 am
When did the history of Chicago begin? How was its development influenced by its place on the lake? Actor Terry Lynch will answer these questions and more as he portrays Daniel Burnham, the architect and urban designer who, in 1909, co-authored “The Plan of Chicago”—the blueprint for the future of the city. This riveting reenactment will guide you through the history of the “Windy City” and its transformation from the “Wild Onion” to the “City of Big Shoulders.”
RSVP and attend for your chance to win a copy of the book, The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City by Carl Smith.
Holiday Wreath Making with Heinz Brothers
December 05, 2018 – 1:30 pm
Join the pros from Heinz Brothers Garden Center for a step-by-step demonstration that will give you the know-how and confidence to make your own beautiful holiday wreaths, centerpieces, and more. Enjoy refreshments, get expert tips and tricks and enter the raffle for your chance to take home one of the finished pieces.
Holiday Appetizers with Chef Agnes
December 07, 2018 – 2:00 pm
Start planning your holiday menu with Chef Agnes. She’ll be preparing some tasty–and easy to assemble–appetizers that you’ll be able to showcase at your next party. Learn new, helpful hints and savor each of her creations. You’ll be able to choose your favorites and take home the recipes.
Minimalism, or the idea that less can be more, inspires people regardless of age to embrace cutting out the excess in life and getting down to what is really important. For some, that means reorganizing or donating clothes that don’t fit. For others, it may mean clearing out the garage and holding a tag sale. Organizing, downsizing, and donating what you don't need anymore is a good start when making the move to a senior living community. For more about minimalism visit: ow.ly/YRUw30mg2zF... See moreSee less
With the autumn breeze comes beautiful leaves, and plenty of senior-friendly activities to keep you active and involved in the greater community. Here's a list of our top five fall to-dos: - Visit apple orchards and pumpkin patches: Going to support a local pumpkin patch or apple orchard is a great excuse to get the family together. - Stay active: Rise with the sun and take a brisk walk or mild hike among the fall foliage, crispy air, and crunchy leaves. - Get crafty: Fall’s natural palette can inspire the Monet in you! Sign up for an adult art class and explore your creativity. - Explore a new hobby: It’s never too late to learn something new. Pick up a new hobby like photography, or audit some fall courses at your local university. - Pay it forward: With Thanksgiving around the corner, it is a great time to give back to your community. Consider volunteering at a local soup kitchen! ... See moreSee less
Windsor Park recently hosted a lecture on Parkinson's and medication effectiveness, organized by the @MovingDayChicago Parkinson's Foundation. The lecture explored the fluctuating effectiveness of medication and the best strategies to reduce and deal with the "off times." Thanks to all who attended, as well as Jessica Bartsch, the Parkinson Foundation Community Program Manager. Special thanks to the lecturer, Dr. Cindy Zadikoff, who is an Associate Professor of Neuroloy & Medical Education at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, a “Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence.” ... See moreSee less
We're proud to recognize our amazing dining team members, who went above and beyond to serve over 300 people at the annual Benevolent Care Fund Gala. Thanks to all who made this event such a success! If you know someone interested in joining the Windsor Park dining team, "share" this post with them! To learn more or apply: ow.ly/dN6330mg6u6... See moreSee less
Do you have a care plan for support as you age? Who will take care of you if your needs increase? More and more childless and spouseless seniors are facing isolation. Research shows that seniors like these are at a greater risk for having poor social support and becoming lonely, and loneliness is a predictor for functional decline. Read more and learn about your options in this article by US News: ow.ly/7f5U30mfWBK... See moreSee less
We'd like to give a warm welcome to our new Fitness Director, Candace Anderson! Candace completed an internship at Windsor in 2016 while she was earning her bachelor's degree in kinesiology, after which she earned her master's degree in exercise physiology. We are happy to have her back and our residents are too - just look at how many people were in her seated exercise class today! ... See moreSee less
Interested in moving to our community? Book “Your Day, Your Way” to enjoy our community as our residents do. This completely customizable experience allows you to enjoy our dining, explore campus, and take advantage of our many activities for a full day tailored to meet your interests. RSVP today by completing the form linked below. ow.ly/RxoJ30mcU3A... See moreSee less
Congrats to our resident Elaine Clauson!!Our #CreativityAtCRC summer series has come to a close, but we are extremely grateful for all of the residents who shared their work! As a way to say thank you, each month we selected one resident as the recipient of a gift card - the winner was selected off of how many "likes" or reactions their post received. Congratulations to Chuck Taylor of The Holmstad, Elaine Clauson of Windsor Park, and Owen Wickstrand and Betty Crupi of Mount Miguel Covenant Village. These four residents earned the highest amount of likes and reactions for their art! ... See moreSee less
We presented Windsor Artist Elaine Clausen with her award for getting the most Facebook “likes" in August! We surprised Elaine with the recognition at a watercolor class so that Elaine would get her surprise with an audience of fellow Windsor artists! Congrats, Elaine!