Press Releases Overview

Here you will find up-to-date information on new developments, amenities and services at The Garlands of Barrington.

Press contact:
Liana Allison – Tel: 847-321-8662

Prairieview at The Garlands Ranked Among America’s Best Nursing Homes by U S News & World Report

Area families looking for top quality skilled nursing care for a loved one can choose local provider Prairieview at The Garlands, ranked among “America’s Best” in the February 2010 issue of US News and World Report.

The Garlands Earns BACT Recognition for Conservation

The main goals of sustainable landscape design are to minimize both the input of resources and the output of waste in yards and gardens. In order to achieve these eco-friendly aspirations, The Garlands strives to treat water as a resource, value the soil, preserve existing plants and conserve materials. As such, the Barrington Area Conservation Trust recently recognized The Garlands conscientious efforts to “improve the natural world for wildlife and humanity” and awarded it their Conservation@Work certification.

Prairieview at Garlands Earns 20 out of 20-Star Rating

Prairieview at The Garlands achieved a perfect overall 5-star rating for the third year in a row from the federal government’s Center for Medicare Services (CMS) for quality. What’s more, Prairieview earned the perfect 5-star rating in all of four categories: overall, health-inspection results, adequacy of nursing staff and quality of medical care—a total of 20 out of 20 stars.

Survey Reveals Garlands Residents Among the Most Satisfied Nationwide

The Garlands achieved scores that exceed the 90th percentile and are significantly above the National Benchmark for Independent Living Overall Satisfaction in a 2013 survey conducted by Holleran, a national satisfaction and engagement research consultant in the senior living industry.

Barrington Author and Garlands Member Inspires "Culture of Generosity"

Barrington author and Garlands of Barrington member Rem Stokes helps readers examine their attitudes about money and inspires charitable giving in his new book "Cultivating Generosity: Giving What’s Right, Not What’s Left."

Garlands First Centenarian May Hold Secret to Aging Well

New science could lead to very long lives as geneticists uncover secrets that could help extend life for us all, according to recent media reports. While living longer is desirable, many would agree that living well is just as important.But what if you could have both?

Prairieview at The Garlands Dining Manager Honored for Excellence

Alicia Leszko, Nutrition and Dining Manager, Prairieview at The Garlands, received the 2013 Rising Star Award from Life Services Network of Illinois (LSN).

The Garlands Celebrates 10th Anniversary With a Toast

Pop the champagne! The Worlds’ Largest Anniversary Toast is happening this Valentine’s Day when members at The Garlands of Barrington raise their glasses to toast their 9,250 years!

“Commitment: Stories of Lasting Love” The Garlands Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with Members’ Stories of Lasting Love

The Garlands of Barrington, an award-winning continuing care retirement community, celebrates its 10th Anniversary and commitment to the community with a tribute to its members’ in a photographic narrative exhibit entitled Commitment: Stories of Lasting Love.

Experience The Garlands Winter Wonderland!

A recreation of a picturesque Italian Alps village made of gingerbread, candies and other edible delights is at the centerpiece of the Winter Wonderland at The Garlands of Barrington, located at 1000 Garlands Lane in Barrington, off of Northwest Highway by the Barrington-Area Library.

Garland’s Members Filling Santa’s Shelves with Toys For Toys for Tots

Garlands members help fill the shelves in The Garlands “Santa’s workshop” with games and toys donated by members and staff for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.

The Garlands Awarded New T-5 Nustep and Trophy for “EngAGING” Lifestyle

Tom Herb, President and CEO of The Garlands of Barrington, takes The Garlands newly awarded T-5 NuStep for a spin with Lisa Geisler, Prairieview at The Garlands Activities Director, Jill Lund, The Garlands Activities Director, and Steve Sarns, NuStep’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Garlands Phase II Bucks Housing Trends

As headlines debate the return of the economy and real estate market, The Garlands of Barrington expanded and is busy welcoming residents to the new 380,000 square foot, 85 - residence Phase II.

The Garlands of Barrington Earns International Recognition Residents Reap the Benefits of Award - Winning EngAGE Lifestyle

The Garlands of Barrington, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington, IL, is the proud recipient of the International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA) Innovator Award for The Garlands robust lifestyle program known as EngAGE by The Garlands.

The Garlands Play-Readers Bring Academy Awards to Barrington!

Members of The Garlands Play-Readers walked the red carpet and performed a“dream” Academy Awards Show that featured their personal all - time favorite motion pictures starring themselves as the Oscar - winning leads.

Prairieview at the Garlands Ranked Among “America's Best Nursing Homes” By US News & World Report

Prairieview at The Garlands skilled nursing program is one of three in the state and 41 in the country to receive a five - star rating and, subsequently, recognition from US News and World Report as one of “America’s Best Nursing Homes” in 2009.

Garlands plans expansion: Second Phase of Deluxe Retirement Residences Planned for 2010 Occupancy

This spring, as The Garlands of Barrington’s 32-acre campus transforms to a beautiful, blossom-filled landscape, it begins a metamorphosis of a second kind: construction for a second phase of new retirement residences has broken ground.