Siena’s Upgrades

Siena’s Upgrades

It was a big year for upgrades here at Siena on Brendenwood since we joined forces with First Midwest Group starting January 2017. Our facilities management team worked day and night to ensure that these improvements were completed. The best part is that we are just...
Staying Fit & Active

Staying Fit & Active

Here at Siena on Brendenwood staying fit and active is written in our tagline “Active Lifestyles. Independent Living.” Everyday our community members have a variety or activities to choose from to keep their mind and body active including chair yoga, seated sports,...
Siena Sweets: Gingersnap Cookies

Siena Sweets: Gingersnap Cookies

The most wonderful time of the year is here! That means it’s time to make some delicious treats to share with loved ones. We are so excited to share some of our favorite Siena sweets from our staff and community members. First up, our favorite gingersnap cookies....
Bread for Life

Bread for Life

At Siena on Brendenwood, our community members love to give back to the community they call home. That’s why we’re partnering with Remedies Renewing Lives for our Bread for Life fundraiser this year. Every dollar raised will go back to support victims of domestic...
Making a Smooth Transition

Making a Smooth Transition

Older adults often face reluctance while debating whether or not they want to move into a retirement community. It is always a challenge to move away from the home where you have raised your children and compiled countless memories. It is essential for older adults to...
The Magic of Music

The Magic of Music

Our community here at Siena loves music. Some days, you can hear a community members playing a tune on the grand piano in the living room, or even the voices of our own Siena Choir! Did you know that the health benefits of singing are not only psychological, but also...

October

The change of seasons is so apparent in the fall.  God’s paintbrush amazes us with colors of gold, orange, yellow and vibrant reds.  The air is filled with a cool whisper of winter anticipation, and, we are reminded of how quickly the end, of yet another year will...

August Blog

How old would you be, if you didn’t care how old you are??  So, if you got to choose how old you could be…what would be the number???  20, 30, 40….it’s all so arbitrary, isn’t it?  It is a gift to embrace our age, to wish differently would deny us the beauty of wisdom...

May Blog

“It’s a ‘page turner’”. This is an often used adage for a really good read; a great book. The NY Time Best Seller List is testimony to all the wonderful opportunities for us to escape into another reality through fiction or to settle down with a book that will...