Two woman sharing a glass of wine and laughing together

Aging with Grace and Bonnie . . .

…and Chuck, Ann Marie, Harry, Gladys and many other great neighbors. Celebrating 20 years of growing older and wiser… together This year The Garlands celebrates its 20th Emerald Anniversary and proud legacy of offering older adults the finest in resort-style services, convenient amenities, stunning homes, award-winning lifestyle, and great friends with whom they can enjoy… Continue Reading Aging with Grace and Bonnie . . .

Aged to Perfection

This year The Garlands celebrates its 20th Emerald Anniversary and proud legacy of offering older adults the finest in resort-style services, convenient amenities, stunning homes, an award-winning lifestyle, and a secure plan in place for the future. As we prepare for the Emerald Anniversary celebration, we find ourselves compiling timelines, listing milestones, recounting awards earned,… Continue Reading Aged to Perfection

A Family Legacy

The Garlands of Barrington is known for exceptional architecture, an award-winning lifestyle, and top-rated health care, however one of its biggest strengths is a little-known fact—local, private ownership. Developed by Barrington’s Own The inspiration of a small group of long-time Barrington residents, business owners and friends, Marvin Herb, Bill Brown and Richard Pepper were the… Continue Reading A Family Legacy

Prairieview at The Garlands Earns “High Performing” Status

This December U.S. News and World Report ranked Prairieview at The Garlands among the elite 13% of short-term rehabilitation providers nationwide to earn “High Performing” status.

Best Nursing Homes ratings are based on U.S. News’s in-depth analysis of ten quality measures that focus on staffing, medical outcomes, resident complaints, and processes of care. U.S. News used scientific literature review, discussions with industry experts, and statistical modeling to select these measures. Continue Reading Prairieview at The Garlands Earns “High Performing” Status

Garlands member Darlene Plocinski in her new limited edition home

Limitless Opportunities with NEW Limited Edition Two-Bedroom Homes

Garlands member Darlene Plocinski’s new Limited Edition home features the “best of both worlds” – treasured pieces from prior homes and fresh new selections she chose with her daughter. The Fine Art of Retirement®… The Garlands new Limited Edition, transitional style homes balance up-to-date motifs in a timeless design that offers a seamless backdrop for… Continue Reading Limitless Opportunities with NEW Limited Edition Two-Bedroom Homes

Villa Living Room

Live Large and Worry Less in a Garlands Villa Home

Only Two Villas Remain! Your Retirement Living Options Just Got BIGGER and BETTER! Garlands Villa homes feature 3,000+ square feet plus The Garlands signature services. Garlands Hawthorn Villa Homes feature every amenity you are accustomed to, including an attached, two-car heated garage, backyard patio and front porch, along with the services and surroundings that only… Continue Reading Live Large and Worry Less in a Garlands Villa Home

Bethanie Lochman hanging from her arial yoga bands

The Fine Art of Healthy Living – Arial Yoga!

Turning Preconceptions UPSIDE DOWN! Many Garlands members are grateful to Inspirational Wellness Advisor, Dr. Sandra Sieber, and Fitness Coordinator, Bethanie Lochman (pictured above), for their enthusiastic approach to making a difference in their physical and mental wellbeing. Some even say that “hanging out” with Bethanie and Sandra in fitness classes offers them a new lease… Continue Reading The Fine Art of Healthy Living – Arial Yoga!

Sally Nutini posing with her sister MaryLou Nunamaker

Sisters Out on the Town – Travel Club

Garlands Travel Club members had the opportunity to admire the work of one of their own while cruising Chicago’s famed architecture.  Garlands member, Sally Nutini (pictured above left)and her husband’s construction company, North Products, were behind a significant amount of high-end, custom skylights and doors created and installed in landmark buildings throughout the greater Chicago… Continue Reading Sisters Out on the Town – Travel Club

Coach Charter Bus ready for residents to board for travel club.

Enjoy the Journey and the Destination – Garlands Travel Club

Cooped up by COVID no longer, Garlands members are cautiously and optimistically traveling to destinations known (and unknown) and enjoying the convenience of a pre-planned itinerary, the luxury of furnished transportation, and the company of friends. Fasten your seatbelts – The Garlands Travel Club is hitting the road! Their first stop was The Windy City… Continue Reading Enjoy the Journey and the Destination – Garlands Travel Club

Group of Garlands Members enjoying an outside dining event

Planning Beyond the Pragmatic . . . Dream Big!

Older adults who are pragmatic planners appreciate buttoning down a roadmap to life’s “what ifs,” particularly as they relate to future healthcare needs. They want to know that a safety net is in place should they or a spouse ever need it. They particularly don’t want to “burden” their kids with having to make plans for their eventual, potential, future care needs. Continue Reading Planning Beyond the Pragmatic . . . Dream Big!