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Where’s the best place to read up on all things King-Bruwaert? You’ve found it here — the news, opinions, insight, commentary about our community, resident stories, and the variety of activities and events happening at our community. Plus, enjoy articles and stay informed with press releases. We’ll always have lots of new info to share with you, so check back often.

What Is a Life Plan Community?

What Is a Life Plan Community?

Just as you have choices in where to work or which restaurant to eat dinner, you also have choices in where to live when you retire. Some of those options include staying in your current home, moving to a retirement home-ownership or rental community, or considering a...

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Spotlight on KBH Staff Member Emily Neustadt

Spotlight on KBH Staff Member Emily Neustadt

Social Services Manager Emily Neustadt was recognized with the 2021 LeadingAge-Illinois Honoring Excellence Rising Star-Management Award during the organization’s annual state meeting held virtually mid-June. The award honors...

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Burt Meyer toys with life’s great adventures

Burt Meyer toys with life’s great adventures

Burt Meyer doesn’t play around with life experiences. In his remarkable 95 years, Meyer has been known to dive right in, immersing himself in creativity, knowledge, technical works and adventures. Meyer, a resident of the King-Bruwaert retirement community, shares a...

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An Open Letter to the People of Illinois

An Open Letter to the People of Illinois

Terri Bowen, King-Bruwaert House CEO, has joined with the leaders of four partnered senior living communities in penning an open letter to the residents of Illinois. Please take the time to read and see how these non-profit communities came together to create an...

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Spotlight on KBH Staff Member Oscar Lacson

Spotlight on KBH Staff Member Oscar Lacson

Oscar Lacson takes pride in his position as Bistro Chef. Rising early, he opens the Bistro with freshly brewed coffee for residents and staff. He spends several hours making pre-packaged lunches for staff that include tasty sandwiches, pasta and burgers. Food...

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Dr. Richard Bulger Joins Board of Directors

Dr. Richard Bulger Joins Board of Directors

  Dr. Richard “Dick” Bulger of Hinsdale has joined the Board of Directors of King-Bruwaert House (KBH) in Burr Ridge. Dr. Bulger has an extensive medical background leading a successful private practice in otolaryngology that he started in 1972. He served as an...

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Lisa Capozzoli Joins KBH as New Chaplain

Lisa Capozzoli Joins KBH as New Chaplain

Lisa Capozzoli has joined King-Bruwaert House as Chaplain of the Burr Ridge-based senior living community. Most recently, Capozzoli served as the Visitation and Care Pastor for Christ Church of Oak Brook. At Christ Church, she provided leadership and pastoral care to...

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Healthy Eating Connects to Geriatric Nutrition

Healthy Eating Connects to Geriatric Nutrition

For many older adults, especially those with memory loss or serious illnesses, healthy eating may not be the biggest priority. Without a caregiver, family member, friend, neighbor or culinary team ensuring that daily meals are eaten, nutritional needs may decline,...

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The Life of a Mind

The Life of a Mind

​Long a civic leader and a proponent of community involvement, Don Gralen transitioned to our King-Bruwaert retirement community with a vision for quality care and services, socialization and happiness among new neighbors. Within a short time, Don found himself...

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