Recently, Generations at Oakton Arms residents Pauline Gabbert, Laurie Gorny, and Jackie Brewer took a moment to share their favorite aspects of the facility. Pauline, 97, has been an Oakton Arms resident for 3 years. Her favorite aspect of life at the facility is the full curriculum activities, which allow for constant social opportunities and… Read more»
Generations Healthcare Network’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jeff Kreamer was interviewed on for a WEEK-TV story about how Central Illinois Nursing homes are taking precautions for COVID-19. Generations at Riverview was featured in the news story as a facility who has been proactive in taking steps to protect their residents by limiting visitors and assessing… Read more»
At this time, we would like to make it clear that we are limiting visitors to the Facility. Until further notice, the following VISITOR RESTRICTIONS are in place to protect your loved ones from the spread of respiratory infection: No visitors under the age of 18 are allowed into the Facility. Only essential visits are… Read more»
Oktoberfest at Oakton Arms! Big thank-you to The K Duo for dropping in and showing us some traditional German dances and music. And big thanks to the cooks who hooked up the sauerkraut, bratwursts, German potato salad and (maybe best of all) German chocolate cake!
Chef Jonathan Kobylewski is focused on changing that for Generations Healthcare Network’s 12 communities, to the point where family members and friends of residents will look forward to joining regularly for meals. Hired in July, Jonathan is the first corporate chef for Generations. “This is not what people thought of skilled nursing 30, 40 years… Read more»
We had an excellent time in Oak Brook at the Presence Executive Cup! Presence Health Foundation played its fundraiser on Monday at Butterfield Country Club, and we went with our colleagues from Generations at Regency.
She leads exercise classes and games, calls Bingo numbers and organizes the Friday-morning breakfast club, but Edit Jarvela knows what gets the crowd rocking the most. “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Or, on some days, “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.” Every few days, Edit brings her accordion to Oakton Pavillion and throws down… Read more»
A crowd of seniors who wanted to stay a step ahead of the criminals gathered recently in the conference room of Generations at Oakton Arms to hear safety tips from a police officer. Generations at Oakton Arms, the independent-living community at 1665 Oakton Place in Des Plaines, hosts a variety of speakers and presentations aimed… Read more»
With a mixture of foods meant to reflect the mixture of people at the gathering, Generations at Oakton Pavilion celebrated National Skilled Nursing Care Week on May 16 with a picnic for all of its employees. National Skilled Nursing Care Week is a celebration of nursing homes and — of greater importance — the cooks, receptionists,… Read more»
“Ask Everyone…” When I started to think about our employee of the year nominee, the words that come to mind are passionate, smart, professional, and consistent. I thought about how our employee of the year nominee pays attention to detail, and does all the “little things” right. I was reminded about a quote I… Read more»