News

18
Mar

Nursing homes using technology to help with isolation under COVID-19

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3
Dec

Terra Vista’s Executive Director Natalie McFarland Named the 2019 Certified Dementia Practitioner of the Year

Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace’s Executive Director Natalie McFarland, BSN, RN, CDP has been named the Certified Dementia Practitioner of the Year by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners for her outstanding work in the field of dementia care. The award presentation is December 3rd, 2019, at Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace and will be attended by Chief Operations

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24
Oct

Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace Earns AFA’s National ‘Excellence in Care’ Distinction

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has announced that Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace, in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, has earned AFA’s “Excellence in Care (EIC) Dementia Care Program of Distinction.” Dementia care settings are eligible to achieve this national recognition after successfully undergoing an extensive evaluation of staff, procedures, and environment, ensuring best practices in dementia care. “Terra Vista of

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7
Jun

CareMerge Kickoff

Terra Vista is a technology driven Alzheimer’s assisted living community and is excited to announce the kick off of “Vista Social”, our new web based community and family engagement application.  Teaming up with world renowned, CareMerge, an innovative and tech savvy organization who is paving the way to enhance communication within the care community, Vista Social is one more example

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13
Oct

Nancy McCaffrey Partners with Alzheimer’s Association Ambassador Program in Illinois 8th District

Nancy McCaffrey, Director of Senior Housing Development, Kensington Management Group and Operations Director for Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace, has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association as an ambassador for the 8th congressional district. After meeting with Jennifer Belkov, Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy for the Greater Illinois Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, McCaffrey had some encouraging words to

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13
Oct

Terra Vista’s McCaffrey Kicks Off Alzheimer’s Discussion with 8th District Rep Duckworth

Lombard, IL August 29, 2014 – Nancy McCaffrey, Director of Senior Housing Development for Terra Vista, had the honor of opening “Coffee and Conversation with Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth.” The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter hosted the event. The event was a rare opportunity for health care professionals and caregivers in the 8th Congressional District to meet in a small, casual

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13
Oct

As Construction Moves Ahead, Natalie McFarland Appointed Executive Director and Information Office Opens

Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace advanced its construction, appoints Natalie McFarland, BSN, RN as Executive Director and opened a new information office.

13
Oct

Understanding Dementia Seminar

Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace – Oakbrook Terrace, IL Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace – Oakbrook Terrace, IL – Chapel Hill Understanding Dementia Seminar Executive Director, Natalie McFarland, RN, BSN will be presenting “Understanding Dementia.” McFarland is a Dementia Care Educator and expert and will explain the differences between Alzheimer’s and dementia, as well as other helpful information. Following her

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13
Oct

McFarland Presents to Villa Park Rotary

Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace – Oakbrook Terrace, IL Terra Vista’s Executive Director, Natalie McFarland, RN, BSN, recently addressed the Villa Park Rotarty at a weekly luncheon. McFarland was invited to give an informational presentation by Village Manager, Rich Keehner. The Villa Park Rotary meets once a week to discuss local issues and stay connected with the community. As a

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13
Oct

Large Turnout for Free Memory Screenings

Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace – Oakbrook Terrace, IL Terra Vista recently partnered with Glen Ellyn Public Library to offer the community a free seminar on Alzheimer’s disease as well as free memory screenings. Executive Director, Natalie McFarland, RN, BSN & Dementia Care Educator, presented “Understanding Alzheimer’s” to almost 50 attendees. McFarland covered such areas as the difference between Alzheimer’s

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