Whether you are Scottish by birth, Scottish by heritage, or Scottish by inclination, Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living are here to welcome you into a caring community of like-minded people.
At Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care, care is at the core of our mission. We are united by our Scottish values, which inspire us to ensure that everyone in our care is provided the opportunity to age well, and treated with deep care and dignity.
Do you believe that all seniors deserve top-quality care and aging services, regardless of income or personal circumstance?
Your gift will help to ensure that everyone has access to our innovative model of care for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, or a home in our excellent assisted living or nursing care environment, depending on their interests and needs.
Are you someone who likes to influence innovation?
Your gift will help Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care continue to cross-train staff in the most up-to-date, person-centered care, building better relationships between caregivers and residents. Additionally, you will help us to reimagine tradition as we begin a campaign to renovate and redecorate the Scottish Home, as well as maintain, update and improve all of our grounds and facilities.
If you share these values, we hope you’ll reach out to us to learn more, or consider a tax-exempt donation today.
Ways to Give
Gifts made by cash, check, or credit card are the easiest and most immediate way to support the Chicago Scots and Caledonia Senior Living.
We encourage you to call first for gifts over $1,000.
Corporate and Foundation Giving
Many companies have foundations or corporate giving programs to support organizations like the Chicago Scots. Your professional or business relationships are beneficial in facilitating these types of gifts.
You can increase your personal contributions if your employer is one of the many organizations who offer a program to match charitable contributions of its employee. Contact your human resource office to see if your company participates. Matching gift revenue makes a big difference.
Bequests made to Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care through wills, annuities, or living trusts play an important role in continuing our high quality of care. To receive more information on planned giving, please contact Dawn at DawnMiller@ChicagoScots.org.
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Andrew Watson was a Scottish footballer. Born in 1856 in British Guyana to a white Scottish father and a black mother, Watson is widely considered to be the world's first black person to play football at international level. Whilst studying at the University of Glasgow Watson’s footballing prowess was recognized. After playing for Maxwell and Parkgrove, Watson signed for Queen's Park, then Britain's biggest football club. He led the team to two consecutive Scottish Cup wins in 1881 and 1882, thus becoming the first black player to win a major competition. Watson won 3 caps to represent Scotland, each time to victory: 5-1 over England; as captain, 5-1 over Wales; and again as captain, 6-1 over England (still, 140 years later, a record home defeat for England).