Bickford of St. Charles

Assisted Living & Memory Care

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of St. Charles, we don’t ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours. Through personalized assisted living and memory care services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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Big Birthday Bash Yesterday! We had 11 birthdays to celebrate in March. Mitch Alvarez entertained us with music and he took all of "June's" requests:) That was our biggest crowd yet, for a Birthday Bash! Happy Birthday "Marchers"!!!
03-28-2017
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Annual Easter Egg Hunt flyer below>>>
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Happy St. Patty's Day! We are having a Dance to celebrate our Irish Queen's 96th Birthday. The dance starts at 2:30 pm in the Bread Basket.Come and Celebrate! Meanwhile, in Mary'B's, Kalpana and her Peeps prep for Easter! Check out the picture of one of the Artful, Decorations.
03-16-2017
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Going to the Grand Victoria Casino on Wednesday. If you've got the money honey, come spend some time! We will be leaving at 10am. Are you game?
03-06-2017
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Out to see "Hidden Figures" this afternoon. March Calendar is out. Happy St. Patty's Day!
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Happy Monday! Our Marketplace Chaplain, Ken Cybart is quite popular these days! We will have to move our Thursday Bible Study from the Library to the Activity Room. Getting Crowded...that's a good thing! You can come too. It is Thursday at 2:00pm.
02-20-2017
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Happy Valentine's Week! We are valentining out! The Wasco girl scouts came today with treats, crafts, and valentine poems. The Hinckley Big-Rock second graders wrote beautiful valentine letters to us. Their teacher, Mrs. Jessica Bish hand delivered them to the residents today. Tonight St. Pat's is ... Read Full Post
Happy Valentine's Week! We are valentining out! The Wasco girl scouts came today with treats, crafts, and valentine poems. The Hinckley Big-Rock second graders wrote beautiful valentine letters to us. Their teacher, Mrs. Jessica Bish hand delivered them to the residents today. Tonight St. Pat's is having a St. Valentine Bingo. Join us! Tomorrow... donuts at 9:45am. See you there!
02-13-2017
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Join us for Valentine Bingo. St. Pat's is sponsoring it and calling it on Monday, February 13th at 6:30p. Your chance to win is very high, if you are there!
02-09-2017
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February Calendar
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Great Super Bowl Party! Delicious Shrimp! Who cares who won, it was great food!
02-06-2017
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Happy February and Happy Hour today! We will be having some Jeopardy trivia fun! Come join us!
02-01-2017
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Great Monday Morning! We will be going to see the movie "A Dog's Purpose". Tuesday at the Randall theatre in Batavia. We are going to the 1:45pm show. Join us if you like! Have an awesome week!
01-30-2017
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Red Lobster is always a hit!!! 13 of us went and we loved it. Loved it so much we each brought home 1/2 our meal to snack on later. Where will we go next week?
01-25-2017
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Our Adventure to Costco was just that, and Adventure! It was too much walking so we will not be trying that again for a while. The Residents that went were very impressed with everything Costco had to offer. This week we are back to Jewel...aahhh a familiar store:)
01-24-2017
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We are going to Costco today for a Costco Adventure. It's a big place with a lot to offer. We will let you know how much we like it:).
01-19-2017
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Lots of HappYnings. We have a new Book Club starting on Tuesday the 17th at 6:00pm in the Library. They will decide the details at their first meeting. This will be Resident Directed. We also have a new Chaplain, Ken Cybart. He is doing a Worship Service on Sunday at 4pm here a the Bickford. Tia is ... Read Full Post
Lots of HappYnings. We have a new Book Club starting on Tuesday the 17th at 6:00pm in the Library. They will decide the details at their first meeting. This will be Resident Directed. We also have a new Chaplain, Ken Cybart. He is doing a Worship Service on Sunday at 4pm here a the Bickford. Tia is still our Chaplain on Mondays. Reach out to either of these Marketplace Chaplains serving Bickford of St Charles, they are both wonderful people and easy to talk to.
01-16-2017
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That darn wind and Rain! We were all set to go to Abby's in downtown St. Charles but the weather is not cooperating! We will try again next week. Did you know Abby's restaurant gave every single person here at the Bickford a Christmas Present? They were very nice gifts, wrapped with love and care. ... Read Full Post
That darn wind and Rain! We were all set to go to Abby's in downtown St. Charles but the weather is not cooperating! We will try again next week. Did you know Abby's restaurant gave every single person here at the Bickford a Christmas Present? They were very nice gifts, wrapped with love and care. Thank You Abby's!
01-10-2017
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Happy New Year and Happy January 2017! January 2017 Calendar
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Not a Creature was stirring, not even a mouse:) Very quiet here the day after Christmas. Hopefully everyone is just partied out:) Now to plan for New Years Eve! We will be bringing in 2017 at 12:00pm on Saturday. This way we will all be awake and 12 hours ahead of you! Happy New Year!
12-26-2016
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Yes, "Baby it's cold outside." But all the residents and families have made it warm in here. Our Adopted family for this year will get a very nice Christmas because of all your generosity. You should see what "Santa" will be delivering tomorrow to this blessed family. Thank You, Thank you, Thank ... Read Full Post
Yes, "Baby it's cold outside." But all the residents and families have made it warm in here. Our Adopted family for this year will get a very nice Christmas because of all your generosity. You should see what "Santa" will be delivering tomorrow to this blessed family. Thank You, Thank you, Thank You!!! It would make even the outside feel warm with love!
12-19-2016
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The Cookie Exchange is today in the Private Dining Room at 2:00pm. Are you Hungry? We have the 4H Primrose Carolers singing to us at 1:30. The Walgreens Carolers are singing to us at 5:00p. This is the best time of year! Merry Christmas!
12-16-2016
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Our Christmas Party was a hit with everyone. We had a blast and then the snow came down. Thank You Snow, for waiting until we got home before coming down so quickly:) Thank You to the families for bringing your dish to pass and your hugs for the residents. Thank You to the band, Drift-Away, for ... Read Full Post
Our Christmas Party was a hit with everyone. We had a blast and then the snow came down. Thank You Snow, for waiting until we got home before coming down so quickly:) Thank You to the families for bringing your dish to pass and your hugs for the residents. Thank You to the band, Drift-Away, for always making the party a happy festive event!
12-12-2016
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The snow is going to hold off for our Annual Christmas Party tomorrow. Hope to see you there at noon and bring your dancing shoes! Ho Ho Ho!
12-09-2016
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Getting ready for the Christmas party.Cannot wait to see all of you! The Christmas cookie exchange is on the 16th so...bake away and join in this delicious event!
12-05-2016
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Annual Christmas Party. Please see details below.
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I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We were playing "Name" 10 today. Bob, Phyllis and Chippy made this list: Bob said "I am glad my kids chose Bickford for me to live.(and not that other place)" Chippy says "all the love we get here and Amy hires funny people!"(Yes, she said funny:) ... Read Full Post
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We were playing "Name" 10 today. Bob, Phyllis and Chippy made this list: Bob said "I am glad my kids chose Bickford for me to live.(and not that other place)" Chippy says "all the love we get here and Amy hires funny people!"(Yes, she said funny:) Phyllis is grateful for the nurses helping her. I am grateful for my brothers! Grateful that my parents are healthy! Grateful my daughter made it into the college of her choice. Grateful for Amy Gruber. Grateful all the BFM's here. They are always ready to help. Grateful for "'Howie' So we can get around" That is a solid list of things we are grateful for. On to Christmas Blessings...
11-25-2016
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Happy Thanksgiving to all and to all a great feast! We were getting ready today in Mary B's. Check out the cheeseball turkey that we made. It was gone in five minutes!! Thank You ladies!
11-23-2016
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We had the St. Charles Library bring "Tales and Travels" to us today. Everyone was very interested and loved the program today. Thank You Dana and David!! Keep coming Back:)
11-16-2016
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Tea Time at 2:00 today at the Bickford of St. Charles. We had a lovely time and discussed all the world subjects... from music,to politics,to history.
11-08-2016
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Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! Check out the flyer below!
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Remember October??? It is already November! Here is the new Calendar!!
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Tomorrow is the Day! Halloween Party at the Bickford! Come Trick or Treat!
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It is getting closer and closer and closer... Halloween Event at the Bickford starting at 3pm on Saturday October 29. The whole Community of St. Charles is invited to games and Trick or Treat!
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We are checking out the new Restaurant in town "Alexanders" tomorrow at 11:15. If you want to join us meet us there! We would love to share the experience with you! And do not forget our Halloween Event! Details below...
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Just in case you haven't seen our October Calendar...
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Oktoberfest celebration with Terry's Tunes at 4:00pm in the Bistro. Come and join us for the beer and fun today!
10-10-2016
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Happy Jewish New Year! We had our continuing education celebration of the Jewish New Year. Heather does a wonderful job of making us Jewish on all the right days, in all the right ways. Thank You Heather!
10-03-2016
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By the way... YES, Those are the "Bickford Believers!"
09-26-2016
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We met our goal and more for the Walk to End Alzheimer's! Thank You all who supported us financially, by walking and by cheering us on. Here is just one of the great pictures. You cannot see me, because I took the picture. Then I walked, and then I slept until Monday Morning:) We had a great time! Read Full Post
We met our goal and more for the Walk to End Alzheimer's! Thank You all who supported us financially, by walking and by cheering us on. Here is just one of the great pictures. You cannot see me, because I took the picture. Then I walked, and then I slept until Monday Morning:) We had a great time!
09-26-2016
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Yeah, Hey! The Bickford Believers are on our way. For our pledges for the Walk to End Alzheimer's we are just a couple hundred away from our goal. If you can help us with our goal or walk with us on Sept. 24th, we would love to have you. Questions? call Heather Knight at 630-587-8800
09-21-2016
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We are going to Cracker Barrel tomorrow for lunch. We will be doing a little shopping while we are there too! Join us if you like. We will be there about 11:15.
09-19-2016
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"Chucky the Dog" is here visiting all his Bickford Friends! Everyone wants to give him treats and keep him.
09-16-2016
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The Bickford Believers are so excited that we are getting some people that are donating to the "Walk to End Alzheimer's. If you or any one you know would like to donate to the walk, please go on line to www.act.alz.org and look for the "Bickford Believers". Or just come and walk with us on Sept 24, ... Read Full Post
The Bickford Believers are so excited that we are getting some people that are donating to the "Walk to End Alzheimer's. If you or any one you know would like to donate to the walk, please go on line to www.act.alz.org and look for the "Bickford Believers". Or just come and walk with us on Sept 24, 2016 at 9:00a at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles.
09-15-2016
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Grandparent's Day is this Sunday. Come into the Bistro for Ice Cream Sundaes. 1:30pm. Grandparents LOVE to see their Grandchildren!
09-09-2016
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Geneva Hearing Services Join us next Friday September 16, at 1:00pm in the activity room for a Hearing Seminar. It will be fun and educational!
09-09-2016
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Let's have fun in Sassy September! Have a safe Labor day and be sure to join us for our Ice Cream Social on Grandparents Day. 1:30pm in the Bistro. Sept. 11.
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Our Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday September 24, 2016 in St. Charles at Pottawatomie Park. We kick off at 8:30am and walk 2 miles through downtown St. Charles. Will you walk with us? Please consider donating to our Team "The Bickford Believers" at www.act.alz.org. Call Heather for more details ... Read Full Post
Our Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday September 24, 2016 in St. Charles at Pottawatomie Park. We kick off at 8:30am and walk 2 miles through downtown St. Charles. Will you walk with us? Please consider donating to our Team "The Bickford Believers" at www.act.alz.org. Call Heather for more details (630)587-8800. Thank You!
08-30-2016
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The fifth Wednesday of the month will be upon us soon. Next Wednesday August 31st is Community Bingo Night. From 7-9pm Bickford of St. Charles hosts the community for Bingo, Cake and Prizes. Call to RSVP for Bingo. (630)587-8800.Just let us know how many.
08-22-2016
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The Walk to End Alzheimer's is coming up. The Bickford Believer's are walking on September 24th. Come walk with us or just make a donation. Go to www.act.alz.org. Find Bickford Believer's. We appreciate any participation in this very important walk. Thank You!
08-19-2016
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Looking forward to our trip and luncheon on Lake Geneva in the tour boat. We are going on Tuesday. We hope its as nice of a day as we had last year! We will let you know!
08-12-2016
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