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Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care is excited to introduce Megan Curran, our new Art Therapist and Arts Program Coordinator. Learn about her background, experience and passion for art and psychology.
Learn about the history of Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care, and how Scots rallied together to raise money within two weeks of the fire for the Scottish Home that stands today!
Helping a parent to move to a senior living community can be a challenging experience that can include navigating your own thoughts and feelings, helping your parent express and process their feelings and also helping your children to understand. The second children’s...
In celebration of Read Across America week, we wanted to share with you two books that can help introduce topics to children that your family maybe facing as you navigate having an older adult in your family with memory loss or helping a loved one move to a senior living community.
Learn about the exciting new renovation projects at the Scottish Home on the campus of Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care.
Today, is a good day at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care. It’s rainy, windy and the sun is nowhere in sight but our newly painted red front doors are a beacon in our forest. I’ve been thinking about why it felt so good to paint our front doors red this week...
For the second year in a row the Kilted Classic Leaderboard is generously sponsored by Curtis Linder, in memory of his mother Glenna Linder who lived at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care.
I spend a lot of time thinking and talking about my Scottish identity. On this Fourth of July, I'd like to talk about my American identity. I am a Chicago Scot. I was born and brought up in Scotland. In 2018, I became an American Citizen. My American wife, Aisha, and...
Chicago Scots President and CEO, Gus Noble, has been named an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This honor was awarded in recognition of Gus’s 17-years of service to Scottish culture in the United...
This Mother’s Day, Caledonia Senior Living became the first aging services community in the US to partner with The Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Gus recently joined RSNO CEO Alistair Mackie and acclaimed Chicago violinist Rachel Barton Pine on Zoom for a wide ranging chat about the partnership, the evolution of the program, the power of music and a fascinating story about the forgotten music of St Kilda.
It was the first hug the two shared since March 2020 as a result of loosened restrictions. “A huge relief to feel like there’s light at the end of the tunnel,” she said. At Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care, Noble says he couldn’t help but recall March 10, 2020....
Caledonia Senior Living and a small group of other not-for-profit senior living communities came together in an informal alliance of mutual assistance and support at the beginning on COVID-19 in March 2020.
Gus Noble shares a letter to the residents of the state of Illinois one year later and reflects on the past year.
All residents at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care are now vaccinated and in-person visits have resumed with social distancing protocols still in place. ABC7 Chicago was on-hand to cover this story.
For almost a year, residents at Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care in North Riverside and their loved ones have endured something akin to long-distance relationships. While family members have been able to see each other outdoors, when the weather was nice, or...
Although COVID-19 cases and deaths have dominated news reports about senior living communities and nursing homes, a few communities have escaped the pandemic without a single coronavirus case. Walden III, a Wind Gap, PA, independent living and assisted living...
Residents and staff at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care received the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, January 12, 2020. See photos and news coverage of the event.
Leaders at both Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care in North Riverside and Cantata Adult Life Services in Brookfield received word from their pharmacy partners on December 21 that the vaccine would soon be on the way.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care thanks to the generosity of Mark Wilken, former owner of Hollyberry, a holiday store in Oklahoma. Mark donated his entire store inventory to Chicago Scots.
There has not been a single case of COVID-19 among residents at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care in North Riverside.
Caledonia Senior Living shared with ABC7 Chicago how they are successfully managing this pandemic.
Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care seeks academic partner/laboratory to develop best practice COVID-19 testing
Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care is seeking to collaborate with an academic partner to establish a standard of improved efficacy for COVID-19 RT PCR (PCR) testing in all congregate living communities.
Kathleen shares her thoughts about the care her mother has received from the staff at The Scottish Home and The MacLean House at Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care before and during COVID-19.