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Fall Newsletter 2022

COMMUNITY UPDATE Dear Friends of Jones-Harrison, Summer has flown by, and we have enjoyed picnics in the courtyard, walks to Cedar Lake, rickshaw rides around the neighborhood, outings to local attractions, musical performances in the Centrum, and much more. It’s exciting to see the leaves changing colors as we transition into fall. A lot has happened since the last newsletter, and we want to share a few highlights with you. ART & EARTH FUNDRAISING EVENT WAS A SUCCESS! It was a picture-perfect day on June 4, 2022, for the Art & Earth event. We welcomed 120 people to Jones-Harrison, including supporters, partners, neighbors, residents, and families. The Kings of Cole trio played under the gazebo while we enjoyed an art exhibit and silent auction. Fabulous hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and beverages were served. Revitalizing the Courtyard Thanks to everyone who attended and donated to revitalize the courtyard garden and support arts and culture activities for residents. Together, we raised $29,335. Due to the landscaping company’s busy schedule, the garden work will begin next Spring. Check out the design plans. New Exercise Equipment Coming Soon A generous donor gifted the funds to purchase new accessible exercise and physical therapy equipment for our Wasie Wellness Center. The equipment will arrive in October. We are excited! Thanks […]

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How to Choose the Best Support for Your Next Chapter of Life

With so many senior living options, where do you start? Here are six tips to help you find the proper care. As you or your loved one ages, there may come a time when additional help is needed. A thoughtful plan can turn this seemingly stressful time into an exciting next step. Do you know how to find a community where you or your loved one will feel comfortable, welcome, and engaged? The key is considering what kind of services, care, or housing will meet your needs, preferences, and goals. By conversing about what everyone involved wants, you can create a checklist of desired services and amenities as a guide when considering your options. There are many factors to consider, but we have boiled it down to get you started. SIX TIPS FOR FINDING THE RIGHT CARE: Assess your needs to determine what type of support you need or want, narrowing your list of potential communities. Learn about the different types of senior Care and Services, from assisted living to skilled nursing or memory care, because each provides a different level of care. Conduct online research to locate care options in your community and ask family and friends for references. Visit each facility to see if it is the right fit for your […]

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