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Anne Gressle with a preschooler from Kindness Creators

Segue From a Career to Volunteerism

Oak Park Arms resident and retired preschool teacher, Anne Gressle, finds passion in volunteerism at Kindness Creators Preschool, which is housed within the Oak Park Arms. On Wednesday, June 8, the four- and five-year-olds “graduated” from Kindness Creators.

washing hands under running water

Upcoming Events

In response to the growing concern about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), leadership at the Oak Park Arms has made the decision to prohibit all visitors to the community. Health care workers and caregivers are still able to provide services for residents at the community.

Great thinking at the new Philosophers’ Roundtable at the Oak park Arms

In June, 16 residents of the Oak Park Arms gathered for the first meeting of a new program titled Philosophers’ Roundtable. The brain child of Executive Director Moses Williams, the program features the quotes and thoughts of the philosophers of antiquity and how those thoughts apply in today’s world. “People who have lived as long …

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Graduate Students from Dominican University in River Forest Begin Internship

Kathleen Matheny of Peoria and Sarah Walstra of Oak Park have joined the Oak Park Arms retirement community as interns. Matheny works in the marketing and leasing department, and Walstra assists with the Adult Day Care program and Home Care. Matheny earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and certificate in Gerontology from St. Ambrose …

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