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Aspired Living® of La Grange: Cook County’s Newest Senior Living Community

What does your perfect retirement look like? A carefree lifestyle with the freedom to do what you want, whenever you want? A vibrant community filled with like-minded individuals just waiting to become fast friends? A warm, welcoming environment where you get the support you need in order to live as independently as possible? 

If so, you’re invited to experience Cook County’s newest senior living community. Scheduled to open in January 2020, Aspired Living® of La Grange will offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Support to the seniors of La Grange, IL.

“We are looking forward to providing area seniors with an inspiring lifestyle paired with exceptional care,” says Terri Geppner, Director of Community Development of Aspired Living® of La Grange. “After all, moving to senior living is a new beginning! We believe it’s just one more step in the journey of life, and it’s one that’s worthy of celebration and fulfillment. Once you walk through our doors, you’ll see for yourself just how we embrace life, celebrate every moment and create opportunities for our residents to live their best life. At Aspired Living® of La Grange, be prepared to Live Well. Age Well. Be Well!”

The five-story community will be located at 35 Shawmut Avenue in La Grange, next to the 17-acre Gordon Park. There will be 84 apartments for Independent and Assisted Living, which will be a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. 32 Memory Support studios for residents with cognitive impairments will be located in a secure neighborhood on the first floor. 

“We want this to be a true home for our residents, and so we understand that everyone who moves to our community has different aspirations, preferences and circumstances – which extends to their living arrangements,” says Geppner. “Since we haven’t yet opened, area seniors have a unique opportunity to pick the accommodation that best suits their lifestyle.”

Beyond premium senior living options, Aspired Living® of La Grange offers a variety of community amenities including a bistro/wine bar, salon and spa, community life room with demonstration kitchen, art studio, movie theater, an all-day dining room and more. There will also be health and wellness amenities including a physician consultation area, as well as a fitness and therapy center. 

Live Well. Age Well. Be Well!

What does this philosophy mean? According to Geppner, it means many things, such as…

● Living in a state-of-the-art community with the latest technological advances to serve your needs. 

● Being surrounded by a caring, supportive staff whose purpose is to help you age vibrantly

● Having the resources to stay involved, active and engaged every day

● Enjoying the freedom to pursue the meaningful lifestyle you desire and deserve

● Living a lifestyle focused on health and wellness for your whole person: mind, body and soul

● Residing in unsurpassed comfort and style with beautiful surroundings, upscale amenities and every comfort you could wish for

“Life at Aspired Living® of La Grange is designed for living, which means that everything at our community has an eye towards supporting your lifestyle,” says Geppner. “Opportunities abound both within and outside our community. The local La Grange Park community is very important to us, and we’re pleased to have partnerships with medical professionals, businesses and organizations who will be as much a part of life at our community as we will be to theirs.”

Living Life with VIVA!

What is VIVA!? It’s what sets Aspired Living® of La Grange apart from other senior living communities. It’s hard to put into words ... because the VIVA! lifestyle is something you simply have to experience yourself. 

“When you walk into our community, you’ll instantly be surrounded by the celebration and engagement that’s the foundation of our culture,” says Geppner. “You’ll see how we celebrate growth, learning, individuality, diversity and overall well-being. And everywhere, at any time, you’ll hear the word VIVA!” That exclamation point, she explains, is deliberate. “That phrase is always spoken with enthusiasm and excitement because it’s our philosophy that we should celebrate every single stage of life.”

VIVA! is founded on the principle that lifelong growth and engagement are possible when people are open to learning, growing and experiencing new things. So every day is an opportunity for our residents to pursue a passion, learn a new skill, spend time with friends or give back to their community ... or anything else they would like to accomplish. 

VIVA! is a whole-body approach that encompasses the seven dimensions of wellness to ensure every aspect of our residents’ health is maintained and nurtured. From delicious dining to engaging exercise, from social engagements to cultural opportunities, VIVA!S M is about empowerment, engagement and most of all, happiness!

Managed by a Senior Living Innovator.

Aspired Living® of La Grange is under management from Pathway to Living®, an innovator in the senior living space since 1997. Pathway to Living® is committed to delivering the best care, programming and lifestyle for seniors across the nation – and helping them accomplish their goals and fulfill their dreams every day. 

“Seniors today are looking for a supportive community that helps them create the lifestyle they want, which is why many of them are choosing Pathway-managed communities like Aspired Living® of La Grange,” says Geppner. “We look forward to showing La Grange-area seniors a life of purpose, meaning and fulfillment with excellence in care, resident-focused service and high-quality amenities.”

For more information about our innovative new senior living community, please contact our Welcome Center at 708-365-8593.

 

Live Well at Aspired Living® of La Grange.

Opening Early 2020

When you step through the doors of our Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Support community, you’ll notice...something different. Something exciting. Something exceptional! At Aspired Living® of La Grange, we believe that moving to senior living is something that should be supported and celebrated.  

Wellness is at the heart of everything we do at Aspired Living of La Grange. From VIVA!, award-winning programming that inspires each resident every day to live engaged, connected and fulfilled to VIVA! Plus, which brings coordinated health care right to our residents' apartments, we do all we can to ensure that our residents Live Well. Age Well. Be Well!

Every day is a new opportunity to grow, laugh, share, learn and thrive. Gather with friends for delicious, nutritious meals in our all-day dining room, or enjoy a lively happy hour in our wine bar. Relax with a massage or spa treatment in our spa and salon. Stay fit and healthy with our fitness center, or spend the day painting in our art studio. It’s all up to you!

Offering delicious dining options, award-winning VIVA! programming by Pathway to Living®, programming designed to inspire the whole person and so much more, Aspired Living® of La Grange provides seniors with the best of both worlds – the exceptional care they require, and the inspiring lifestyle they deserve 

To learn more about our community or to reserve your apartment contact us.