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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Open the flyer to find out the HappYnings for Western Day... Family Council Meeting, and more!
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There is a new Sherriff in town. Welcome Amy Orlando to Bickford St. Charles as the Executive Director. Family Meeting August 16 at 5:00pm. See you there!
08-04-2017
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Our July Birthday Bash and Country store are happening tomorrow. If you have Bickford Bucks come on out to the store!3:30pm in the Activity room!
07-27-2017
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We decided to go to see the Despicable ME-3 movie today. We will let you know how many times we laugh. Don't you just love those minions?
07-25-2017
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Movie Groovy Tuesday is July 25. We will be leaving at 1:00pm for the IMAX theatre in Batavia, IL. We will see "Dunkirk". Meet us there or go along on the bus with us.
07-21-2017
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We got our tickets to the Cougars Game! Sept 2, 2017. Would you like to join us! It is going to be a good time!
07-19-2017
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Karaoke this Afternoon. Wow! We thought we were sounding pretty good! No Broken glass!
07-14-2017
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We don't know if we should go to the Cougars Game or White Pines theater or Lake Geneva...Or should we go to all of those exciting places??? Time and a vote will tell:)
07-11-2017
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Donuts and Coffee tomorrow in the Bistro at 10:00am. What is your favorite type of Donut? Attached is the July Newsletter. Check out the pictures.
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Happy Birthday America! We saw the Burlington Fireworks last night. They were great but it was COLD! Singing patriotic songs today and doing trivia about our beloved America. What poem about America, by Katherine Lee Bates, is now a song? I'll let you know tomorrow, or can you guess it right now? Read Full Post
Happy Birthday America! We saw the Burlington Fireworks last night. They were great but it was COLD! Singing patriotic songs today and doing trivia about our beloved America. What poem about America, by Katherine Lee Bates, is now a song? I'll let you know tomorrow, or can you guess it right now?
07-04-2017
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Looking forward to the 4th of July. The 3rd of July we are going to Burlington Il. to see the fireworks. This has become our tradition and it is a great time. Check it out, you will have fun too!
06-28-2017
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This Friday is Patriotic Bingo! All are welcome to come and Play. It is at 6:00p in the Bistro. This Bingo Night is sponsored by Pat for St. Pat's. Could she be the Saint??? You never can tell.
06-20-2017
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We love the Concerts in the Park! "The Walk-ins" played last night. Join us next Thursday in the park for Dick Diamond & the Dusters! 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
06-16-2017
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Luau was a hit! Thank you to all the families that brought a dish to pass, danced and enjoyed the entertainment. We will hit the Paddleboat when it is not so hot. Come join us. We love going down the Fox River!!
06-14-2017
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The Laua is coming upon us and we are all buzzing to make it happen. Will you be there? Bring a dessert or any dish to pass. We will be so happy to party with you!!!! Show starts at 1:30.
06-08-2017
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What is your favorite part of the Luau? Is it the Margarita's, or the dancer's, or the pig? Come and check it out. June 10,at 1:00pm See you there!
05-31-2017
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Flyer for the Annual Luau! June 10, Bickford Family Reunion Calling all Dancers!
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Making HappYness Happen! Linnea brought Dee her favorite lunch today. That always includes a milkshake and a smile! Thank You Linnea for making Bickford Brighter!
05-11-2017
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Mark your calendars for June 10, in the afternoon. We are having our annual Pig roast and Polynesian Dancers. It will be a good time. Details to follow.
05-08-2017
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Mother's Day HappYnings!!!! We are having our annual Mother's Day event. Mothers and Mimosas Sunday, May 14th at 10:00am in the Bread Basket! There will be a hat contest and the most beautiful hat and the most unusual hat will win a prize. See you there to honor our mothers.
04-27-2017
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Had a great April Birthday Bash today. We sang our hearts out and don't forget the Ice Cream Cake! Yum!!!!
04-24-2017
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Easter just flew by, I hope you enjoyed your many blessings. We went to Steak & Shake today. Made two trips because so many wanted to go:) YAY! The Chocolate shakes were popular and delicious!
04-18-2017
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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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