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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28
Jul

Terra Vista Welcomes Kathy Johnson

Terra Vista is excited to introduce Kathy Johnson as our Business Office Manager.  Kathy brings with her 15 years experience as a Realtor/Property Manager, managing over 1,200 residences as well as 15 years experience as a Benefits/Human Resource Manager.  Whether it be helping someone find a home or assisting employees with their benefits, she has always been interested in helping

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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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2
Jun

Terra Vista Welcomes Vicie Johnson, RN as Resident Services Director

Terra Vista is proud to announce that Vicie Johnson, RN has joined our team.  A graduate of Triton College, Vicie brings with her an impressive 30 plus years of nursing experience, with the majority of it dedicated to caring for older adults, both in skilled and assisted living. Her professionalism, compassion and innate ability to diagnose maladies led her to supervisory

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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

Cullerton Signs Illinois Alzheimer’s Legislators Alliance

For the past several years, the Alzheimer’s Association has organized the Illinois Action Summit to encourage Illinois legislators to understand the importance of prioritizing Alzheimer’s disease among the states policies. Representatives and ambassadors of the cause met with lawmakers April 2nd in Springfield at the 2014 Illinois Action Summit in order to gain their support.

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.