Helen Tours Chicago

Helen Tours Chicago

Helen, 90, currently resides at Brookdale Niles in Illinois. She was born and raised in Elmira, New York, but moved to the Chicago area about nine months ago to be closer to her family. Ever since the move, she has felt very out of place because the other residents...
Joe Goes Back to Wrigley Field

Joe Goes Back to Wrigley Field

Born and raised in Chicago, 84-year-old Joe is the epitome of a lifelong Cubs fan. As a kid, Joe and his friends would spend their summer days scouring the city collecting discarded bottles. With 25 pounds of glass, they earned the fifty cents they needed to purchase...
Cleo Goes to a Cubs Game

Cleo Goes to a Cubs Game

Cleo, 95, has always been an avid Cubs fan. Her love for the team began when she and her sister would go to a neighbor’s house to listen to the games on the radio, and has persisted throughout the years as she brought her family to games and made sure never to miss...
Joe goes back to Wrigley Field

Joe goes back to Wrigley Field

Born and raised in Chicago, 84-year-old Joe is the epitome of a lifelong Cubs fan. As a kid, Joe and his friends would spend their summer days scouring the city collecting discarded bottles—with 25 pounds of glass they could earn the fifty cents needed to purchase a...
Patti Visits her Grandparent’s Home Designed by Frank L. Wright

Patti Visits her Grandparent’s Home Designed by Frank L. Wright

Patti, 80, of Brookdale Scotts Valley in California, has always put others’ needs before her own. She worked as a waitress to put her three daughters through college before deciding to finish college herself. While working and going to school as an older adult, Patti...
Bob and Phyllis Tour The Windy City by Helicopter

Bob and Phyllis Tour The Windy City by Helicopter

Bob, 93, and Phyllis, 89, share a deep love for their home city of Chicago. The two grew up in the Windy City in the 1920’s and 1930’s and never wanted to leave. Bob and Phyllis have become great friends as residents of Brookdale and want nothing more than a chance to...
Gini Goes Home

Gini Goes Home

Who says you can’t go home again? Certainly not Gini Tolley. Gini, 84, of Larkspur, Colorado spent most of her life in the Midwest. She has wonderful memories of growing up in Arlington, Wisconsin and fun filled memories of becoming an adult in Chicago, Illinois....
Sadie Purchases Her First Doll

Sadie Purchases Her First Doll

Sadie Rosenberg of Vernon Hills, IL has wished most of her 100 years of life for something that most girls cherish throughout childhood. Sadie was born in Chicago, IL and raised in an orphanage after her mother tragically passed away in 1918. As the eldest child,...