Alden Courts of Shorewood

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Here Come the Holidays … And Allergies

We love our winter holidays. Our five senses delight in the ornament-laden Christmas trees, glowing Hanukkah menorahs, delicious spreads of traditional foods, and greenery everywhere that create a festive mood. But though the sights and sounds of the season might bring joy, some of the smells and tastes can have quite the opposite effect for […]
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Alden Leader Fall 2017

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 Fall 2017 Focused on After Care Services Promoting from Within Patient Thanks Alden after Serious Accident Construction on Track
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Holiday Respite Care

Alden Courts of Shorewood is offering respite care for your loved one this holiday season. If you need to take some time to go shopping, attend holiday parties, or just to get together with friends, rest assured that your loved one will be well taken care of. We offer: A safe and secure environment Individualized […]
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Aging in Place at Alden Courts of Shorewood

Alden Courts of Shorewood is the only memory care community in the area offering residents the opportunity to age in place, which includes both long-term assistance with activities of daily living and Medicare-covered short-term rehabilitation and skilled nursing services. This continuum of care allows your loved one to move into Alden Courts of Shorewood at […]
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A Healthier Thanksgiving Feast Is Something to Be Grateful For

Getting ready for Thanksgiving? We enjoy spending this holiday with friends and family, reflecting on the things in our lives for which we are grateful. And then there’s the food! The roasted turkey with our favorite stuffing—or stuffings, if you’re one of the families that has a competition going. Mashed potatoes with lots of gravy. […]
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November Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Today, more than five million people in America are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and the number is expected to soar with the aging of the baby boomers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that since 1999, the death rate from Alzheimer’s has risen by 55 percent. People with Alzheimer’s aren’t the only […]
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Post-Acute Care’s Role in Creating Better Health Outcomes

Hospital stays are becoming shorter and shorter and many people are being discharged “sicker and quicker.” A recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society discovered that shorter stays in the hospital are linked to earlier hospital readmissions. One solution to this issue that is gaining popularity is post-acute care, provided in […]
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Halloween Adventure

Join Alden Courts of Shorewood for a Halloween Adventure on Monday, October 30 from 4:00-7:00pm at the facility at 700 West Black Road in Shorewood. There will be trick or treating, games, crafts, face painting and much more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Megan Jarose at 815.230.8600. Download the flyer … if […]
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Immunizations Aren’t Just for Kids

Did you get your flu shot yet? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that adults receive their seasonal flu vaccine by the end of October. Some people think that immunizations are just for children, but this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Vaccines protect us from harmful diseases throughout life—and older […]
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Are You Binge-Watching Your Way to Insomnia?

We know that spending hour after hour of couch potato time watching TV is bad for our health. Prolonged sitting raises the risk of obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke and even dementia. Whether you’re watching on a big-screen TV or your tablet computer, you need to take a break now and again and walk […]
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