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Park Place is an active, vibrant community – which means there’s always something interesting going on here.  To read the latest news about Park Place, click the links below. If you like what you see and want to be a part of it, get in touch with us today.

Park Place of Elmhurst Veteran Remembers D-Day Landing

Marion Bell, a WWII veteran and resident at Park Place of Elmhurst, parachuted into Normandy 72 years ago. On June 6, 2016, he shared his story and memories with fellow residents and local students.  Marion’s story was covered by WGN as part of their segment about the anniversary of D-Day. View segment below.  

Park Place Resident Participates in Honor Flight

Tomorrow is a historic day for Honor Flight Chicago. It will be their 70th flight since they started taking veterans to Washington D.C. in 2008.  But this year for the very first time, they’re not only taking World War II veterans, they’re also welcoming those from the Korean War. Our very own Park Place resident, […]

Elmhurst Mural Brings Fading Memories to Life

Mike Harrington never knew one of his wife’s neighbors in the memory care unit at Park Place of Elmhurst had sailed around the world in a small sail boat. He knows now, thanks to the new mural painted on the unit’s wall that honors its 20 residents with a photo and interesting tidbits about their […]

Park Place ReNEW Classes are a Big hit at Timothy Christian

Park Place of Elmhurst partners with Timothy Christian schools in many unique ways, including a series of five classes hosted at Park Place during Timothy Christian’s recent ReNEW interim term between semesters. Residents interact and often teach students in classes such as “Beyond Texting: The Art of Conversation”, “Remembering World War II” and “Lifelong Fitness […]

Park Place Hosts Presidents & Their First Ladies

Park Place presented The Presidents & Their First Ladies, The Eisenhower’s yesterday. It was a wonderful theatrical performance by William and Sue Wills reenacting the life of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower.                            

Birthday Luncheon Held for Park Place Residents

Happy Birthday to all our June Birthday Residents! A Birthday luncheon was attended today by 40 of our June Birthday Residents complete with a birthday cake from Chef Mike.                        

Elmhurst Mayor Visits Park Place

Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley paid a visit to Park Place today. Park Place presented him an award for his outstanding work with Seniors.                          

Timothy Christian Welcomes Park Place Seniors to Baseball Game

The Timothy Christian baseball team welcomed a special guest at its recent home opener against long-time rival Illiana Christian. Park Place Resident Jack Cashman threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the game. Timothy Christian and Park Place, a retirement community located near the Timothy campus, have an intergenerational program in place. Read more…

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Timothy Christian Gallery Opening

Last week Park Place hosted the Gallery Opening for Art Around the Corner, featuring work by Timothy Christian High School Art Students. Student artists and their teacher mingled with Park Place residents and resident artists at the Opening celebration. The exhibit will be on display through mid-May.                 […]

Park Place celebrates “Artists Among Us”

When Walter Martin moved into Park Place of Elmhurst, he didn’t realize that his life experience as an artist, a curator, and Dean of the Art Department at Concordia University would be called upon. But at a unique pre-Labor Day event, more than 50 people expressed appreciation for Walter’s expertise at an opening reception for […]

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