Advice About “The Talk”

The holidays were fun. Still – you have a nagging feeling that something wasn’t quite right with your elders. The house was messy. They were not as well-kept as they usually are. You’re wondering: are they eating right? Are their bills getting paid on time? Are they taking their medications on schedule?    You may…

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Successful Summerfest at The Danish Home

Poor air quality from Canadian fires did nothing to deter fans from The Danish Home’s annual Summerfest this year. With dozens of volunteers, guests, families, and friends, attendance reached nearly 500 people who took to the festivities excitedly. “This year, we were very pleased to showcase the plans for our new expansion, which will begin…

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Members and Friends of Women’s Auxiliary of The Danish Home Gather For Annual Spring Luncheon

Members and Friends of Women’s Auxiliary of The Danish Home Gather For Annual Spring Luncheon Saturday, April 22, 2023, marked the date for The Women’s Auxiliary of The Danish Home’s return to an in-person Spring Luncheon, this year at Belvedere Banquets, an elegant, new location in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Women’s Auxiliary President Karen Peterson…

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The Danish Home of Chicago Wins Award in 2022 National Mature Media Awards Program

  The Danish Home of Chicago was a winner in the 31st annual National Mature Media Awards Program. The program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, recognizes the nation’s finest marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs designed and produced for older adults. The Danish Home of Chicago…

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Birthday Party Celebration

We did it again! For the second month in a row, The Danish Home of Chicago residents and guests enjoyed the festive monthly birthday celebration in our beautiful garden and relaxing patio. The weather sure cooperated and was a perfect 75 degrees. Thanks to this month’s sponsor, the Danish Sisterhood Dagmar Lodge #4 of Chicago.…

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The Danish Home of Chicago and Foundation Recognized With Prestigious Royal Grant

The Danish Home of Chicago and The Danish Home Foundation are proud to announce that “Dronning Margrethes and Prins Henriks Fond” (Queen Margrethe’s and Prince Henrik’s Foundation) in Denmark has awarded a generous grant to The Danish Home Foundation’s “Our Future in Focus” capital campaign. The Danish royal foundation supports cultural, scientific and social purposes in the…

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The Danish Home’s Jazzy Benefit Honors Danish Consulate and Longtime Friends

Touted as “An Evening of Music and Celebration,” The Danish Home Foundation’s annual benefit on September 21 at the Oak Park Country Club did not disappoint. The event in support of The Danish Home, a boutique senior community and Danish-American cultural center in historic Norwood Park, featured Grammy Award-winning entertainment, live and silent auction packages,…

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Resident Julia Krueger

Relishing the Comforts and Connections of Home

Julia Krueger drops into the apartment of a fellow resident of The Danish Home of Chicago to admire her neighbor’s beautifully blooming tulips. They chat amicably as they regard the bright yellow harbingers of spring. From there, Julia strikes up a conversation with Linda Steffensen, development manager of the boutique senior living community’s fundraising vehicle,…

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