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Creating Miracles At Independence Village Of Oxford

October 7th, 2019

Veterans have a special place in the hearts of our communities, and Independence Village of Oxford is no exception. As the meeting point for Miracle Quilts for Our Wounded Troops, our community helps give back to veterans across the world.

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All You Need To Know About World Alzheimer’s Day

September 4th, 2019
 |  Memory Care  |  News

On September 21 of every year, Alzheimer’s organizations focus on raising global awareness and challenging common assumptions surrounding Alzheimer’s disease on World Alzheimer’s Day.

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Independence Village Of Avon Lake Residents Donate Handmade Pet Toys

August 26th, 2019
 |  News  |  Avon Lake, OH

Independence Village of Avon Lake Residents made around 100 tug rope toys and 30 blankets to donate to the local shelter, Friendship Animal Protective League.

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United States Air Force Veteran Receives ‘Soaring’ Tribute

July 22nd, 2019
 |  Veterans  |  News  |  White Lake, MI

Comer Arrington, a World War II Air Force veteran, thought his days of military airplanes were long behind him — that is, until one flew over his home at Independence Village of White Lake. Our veterans have a special place in all our Independence Village communities. Read More.

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Lifelong Writer Continues His Passion

June 28th, 2019
 |  News

Harry Whiteley is a resident of Independence Village of Petoskey, an accomplished writer and someone who was often in the right place at the right time.

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Community Chefs Compete In Culinary Competition

May 28th, 2019
 |  Press Release  |  News

Culinary excellence may not immediately come to mind when you think of senior living, but it should. Seven chefs from our communities competed in the American Culinary Federation MCCA Chapter — 2019 Annual Culinary Salon VIII.

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Top Tips for Caregivers

May 10th, 2019

The caregiving professionals at various Independence Village communities share their tips for being a successful caregiver, managing the day-to-day stresses of the job and what working with seniors means to them.

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Master Chef Reflects On Time In The Kitchen

April 19th, 2019

Leopold Schaeli is a resident at Independence Village of White Lake. But don’t be fooled by the small-town community — Leopold is a world-renowned chef.

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Air Force Veteran Looks Back On Pearl Harbor

December 13th, 2018
 |  Veterans  |  News  |  Petoskey, MI

Dan Diadiun, a resident at Independence Village in Petoskey, still remembers the day when Pearl Harbor was attacked. Independence Village is honored to have so many veterans like Dan living in our communities.

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Giving Back With Project Linus

November 28th, 2018
 |  News

We’re partnering with Project Linus to help with sewing and donating 800 blankets to children in need.

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Independence Village of Aurora Partners With Local School

October 23rd, 2018
 |  News  |  Aurora, OH

Senior living communities have so much potential to connect with community partners in creative, innovation ways. These partners can be a variety of organizations such as medical organizations, restaurants or schools.

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Seniors Serving Seniors Scholarship Fund

July 12th, 2018
 |  News  |  Aurora, OH

The chance to go to college is a blessing and an amazing opportunity for anyone.

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Friendly Fork Creates The Most Delicious Dessert Known To Man

June 2nd, 2018
 |  News

Our very own Friendly Fork Food Truck recently was named champion at Troy Ohio’s Annual Strawberry Festival on June 2.

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StoryPoint Attends Honor Flight Dayton

May 28th, 2018
 |  Veterans  |  News

In April, our sister company, StoryPoint, had the opportunity to send four of our resident veterans on the trip of a lifetime: Honor Flight Dayton. Our four residents had the opportunity to fly to Washington D.C. to embark on an all-day adventure throughout the city.

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Independence Village of Avon Lake to Add Pre-Memory Care Services

May 15th, 2018
 |  Memory Care  |  News  |  Avon Lake, OH

Independence Village of Avon Lake has over 35 years of experience helping residents and their families.

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Meet the Winner of Cookie Madness

May 9th, 2018
 |  News  |  Petoskey, MI

Our very own Martha Palmateer officially makes the Greatest Cookie in the Cosmos.

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Independence Village of Petoskey Resident Turns 100

May 4th, 2018
 |  News  |  Petoskey, MI

Independence Village of Petoskey had the honor of hosting a resident’s 100th birthday party. Read the full story here!

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Independence Village Senior Living Hosts National Cookie Madness Championship

April 24th, 2018
 |  Press Release  |  News

Brighton, MI – Independence Village along with their sister company, StoryPoint, collected over 200 recipes in their Cookie Madness competition and have recently narrowed down 64 cookie recipes from their senior residents to only 4.

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Independence Village Of Plymouth Recognized For Gourmet Bites

April 19th, 2018
 |  Awards  |  News  |  Plymouth, MI

An Executive Chef from Independence Village of Plymouth participated in the annual Showcase & Taste of Plymouth event on Monday, April 15 at the Inn at St. John’s.  

 

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IV of Aurora Cookie Madness Promo Video: Meet the Creator

April 10th, 2018
 |  News  |  Aurora, OH

We interviewed Emily Olesinski, Independence Village of Aurora Lead Receptionist.

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Independence Village of Aurora Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Aurora is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Grand Ledge Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Grand Ledge is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

 

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Independence Village of Midland Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Midland is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Petoskey Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Petoskey is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Plymouth Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Plymouth is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of White Lake Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of White Lake is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Oxford (Waterstone) Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Oxford (Waterstone) is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Brighton Valley Wins 2018 Best Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Brighton Valley is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village of Avon Lake Wins 2018 Best of Senior Living Award From SeniorAdvisor.com

April 3rd, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village of Avon Lake is proud to announce that they have been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services in North America and Canada.

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Independence Village Senior Living Has Finished Cookie Madness “Bake Week”

March 29th, 2018

Brighton, MI – Independence Village along with their sister company, StoryPoint, have had each of their communities complete their bake week. At each property’s first Cookie Madness event last week, they narrowed down 10 cookie recipes to only 4 cookie recipes left in the running for the “greatest cookie in the cosmos.”

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Independence Village Senior Living Proudly Presents Cookie Madness

March 20th, 2018
 |  News  |  Brighton, MI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2018 Brighton, MI – Independence Village Senior Living along with their sister company, StoryPoint, are excited to announce their company-wide, eight-week long Cookie Madness initiative. All of their senior living communities will compete head to head in a friendly, March Madness bracket inspired competition to find the “greatest cookie in […]

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A Culinary Competition

March 8th, 2018
 |  News

Last month, nine chefs from Independence Village and our sister company StoryPoint competed in the American Culinary Federation Competition held at Dorsey Culinary School in Pontiac.

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Stroke Prevention

February 26th, 2018
 |  News

In order to protect yourself and your loved ones from the effects of a stroke, it’s important to learn about the signs.

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StoryPoint Troy Hosts The ALS Association Support Group

February 8th, 2018
 |  News

StoryPoint Troy is proud to be hosting the ALS Association Central & Southern Ohio Chapter caregiver support groups. As a community resource company, StoryPoint Troy believes this partnership will be beneficial to those affected by ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) who reside in the greater Troy area.

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StoryPoint Troy Hosts The Miami Valley Alzheimer’s Association

February 5th, 2018
 |  News

StoryPoint Troy is proud to be hosting the Miami Valley Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups. We work in cadence with them toward the same mission of enhancing the support of seniors living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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Spaghetti Squash Soup Making All The Raves!

October 5th, 2016

Our very own, Sous Chef Addison at the Independence Village of Oxford (Waterstone) Community rocked it out at the Healthy Soup & Stew Challenge at the Orion Area Healthy Body and Mind Expo. Wowing crowds at the expo with his unique soup recipe; Spaghetti Squash Soup!

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