NEW Virtual Reality Bike Exercises Body, Mind and Competitive Spirit for Garlands Members By Dr. Sandra Sieber We all know that exercising is beneficial. However, thinking and engaging the brain during exercise boosts Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF), which substantially encourages brain growth. That’s exactly what the Garlands newest piece of “exergaming” equipment delivers! The interactive… Continue Reading New Virtual Reality Bike (CyberCycle) Comes to The Garlands
<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> ‘Twas the night before Christmas . . . at The Garlands of Barrington ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house . . . Not a creature was stirring, not even… Continue Reading Happy Holidays from The Garlands
Peering over The Garlands gingerbread village, onlookers marvel at the candy craftsmanship of the masterpiece on display now at The Garlands of Barrington. This year admirers may even spy some sweet additions, tasty changes and even (gasp!) a festive holiday ghost! New gingerbread maker, Garlands Pastry Chef, Julie Swieca-Gannon put her unique, candy stamp on… Continue Reading New Garlands Gingerbread Maker Crushes the Ultimate Candy Challenge
Sample some of the holiday magic at The Garlands of Barrington and year ’round with images captured at the life plan community’s annual Winter Wonderland event – a celebration for Garlands members, team members and their families.
Special thanks to Garlands Play Readers, John and Barbara Seaman, Garlands Grandchildren of John and Jackie Matecki and all our Winter Wonderland guests for lending their time and talent to The 2019 Garlands Holiday video. Set to the following “Garlands-ized” adaptation of The Night Before Christmas, the holiday greeting captures the magic of the holidays… Continue Reading ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas . . . at The Garlands
Whether you need a custom cake for a special occasion or enough desserts to fill a sweet table for a crowd, The Garlands new Pastry Chef Julie Swieca-Gannon is your baker. Chef Julie has been whipping up creative, seasonal and tasty desserts that delight for hospitals, restaurants, grocery markets and country clubs since earning her… Continue Reading A Sweet Addition to The Garlands Team