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Wellness at The Moorings of Arlington Heights

Residents plaaying Corn Hole at The Moorings of Arlington Heights

At The Moorings of Arlington Heights, we believe that wellness is not just a destination but a journey – an ongoing process of making choices that lead to a fulfilling and successful life. With our Choices program, we empower our residents to take control of their well-being and live life to the fullest, on their own terms.

We’re proud to announce that The Moorings of Arlington Heights has been named one of the “Best in Wellness” senior living communities for 2023 by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and NuStep.

This prestigious award recognizes our community’s commitment to promoting holistic wellness for residents. From comprehensive programs to vibrant social events, we’re dedicated to empowering residents to thrive physically, mentally and socially. This honor reflects our dedication to excellence and our positive impact on residents’ lives.

Residents of The Moorings of Arlington Heights playing pool volleyball

Wellness at The Moorings

Through our comprehensive programs and initiatives, we strive to support residents in nurturing the different aspects of their wellness. Let’s take a look at the dimensions of wellness and how our community provides the resources and opportunities for individuals to thrive in every aspect of their lives:

1. Social Wellness

Foster meaningful connections and build relationships through our diverse range of social events, outings, classes, activities, and community committees.

2. Physical Wellness

Enhance your physical health and vitality by engaging in strength training, flexibility exercises, balance improvement activities, and endurance-building workouts, either independently, in group classes, or with the assistance of a personal trainer.

Resident Jennifer Schmidt expressed, “The atmosphere here is cheerful. It’s all about the activities; you can keep yourself as occupied as you want to be!”

3. Intellectual Wellness

Stimulate your mind and expand your horizons by participating in educational classes, attending lectures, exploring new hobbies, and embracing lifelong learning opportunities.

4. Spiritual Wellness

Nourish your soul and find inner peace through a variety of spiritual practices, including traditional religious services, yoga, meditation, tai chi, and the serenity of our natural surroundings.

5. Environmental Wellness

Embrace sustainability and learn how to care for the earth by participating in initiatives that promote eco-friendly living and maintain The Moorings as a green community.

6. Emotional Wellness

Cultivate emotional resilience, express your creativity, and explore your innermost thoughts and feelings through art classes, support groups, pastoral care services, and more.

7. Community Wellness

Contribute to the well-being of our community and make a positive impact by volunteering your time, skills, and experiences both on and off campus.

Our Fitness Center is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support your journey to wellness:

  • Pool for lap swimming and aquatic exercise classes
  • Fitness center featuring the latest equipment
  • Dedicated fitness director and personal trainers
  • Diverse range of fitness classes catering to various interests and abilities

At The Moorings, your voice matters. Whether you’re passionate about dining services, community engagement, environmental conservation, or resident advocacy, there are numerous opportunities for you to get involved and shape life at our community:

  • Choices Committee
  • Environmental Task Force
  • Dining Services Committee
  • Community Engagement Committee
  • Residents Advisory Council

One resident, Ted Lucore, created “The Moorings Olympics,” a month long competition with events like water volleyball, swimming, horseshoes, bocce ball, frisbee golf, walking relays, and board games.

By embracing wellness at The Moorings of Arlington Heights, you’re not just choosing to live; you’re choosing to thrive. Join us on this journey toward a more fulfilling and vibrant life, where your well-being is our top priority.

Your Adventure in Wellness Starts Here

Living well has never been easier at The Moorings, where there’s always something interesting happening!

Call us today at 847-641-2421 to schedule a tour so you can learn more about our wellness program and how you can thrive in our community.