The Moorings of Arlington Heights, a Presbyterian Homes community, recently broke ground on a $70 million expansion project that will add 70 new assisted living apartments to the campus, along with a new chapel and fellowship hall.

Now under construction, these new state-of-the-art assisted living apartment homes are scheduled to open in later this year.

For those who may be considering Assisted Living options for themselves, or a family member, the news couldn't be more exciting.

These bright, airy apartments vary in size from 491 to 1,181 square feet. And they feature large bay windows with beautiful lake views, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, spacious walk-in closets, walk-in showers with grab bar and a 24-hour nurse call system for assistance.

Located on the 45-acre campus of The Moorings of Arlington Heights with its tranquil ponds, beautiful gardens and scenic walking paths, The Highlands assisted living residences offer a feeling of quiet country ambience with genuine small town neighborliness, and offer endless opportunities for social engagement and recreation.

In fact, the social life available at The Highlands at The Moorings of Arlington Heights is one of the biggest draws for both new and current assisted living residents.

As a Presbyterian Homes community, they offer the comprehensive "Choices" wellness program. Based on the seven dimensions of wellness, this program offers a range of daily intellectual, social and spiritual activities designed to promote physical wellness and interpersonal relationships.

The staff at The Highlands at The Moorings of Arlington Heights recognizes that residents appreciate their independence as much and they work to ensure that each resident gets the care they need, with the independence they desire.

Included among the amenities The Highlands offers: 24-hour assistance with daily activities such dressing, grooming and bathing; three delicious meals each day; licensed nurses on staff 24 hours a day; as well as personal laundry and housekeeping services.

In addition, The Moorings of Arlington Heights also offers residents Presbyterian Homes renowned Continuum of Care. That means, should health needs ever change for any reason, assisted living residents at The Highlands will have access to any level of care they might need -- from rehabilitation, to skilled nursing, even specialized memory care support. And they will receive that care from highly trained professionals in the familiar surroundings of their own community.

It is that continuing peace of mind, and Presbyterian Homes' more than 100-year reputation for providing quality senior living communities that truly sets The Highlands at The Moorings of Arlington Heights apart from other assisted living programs in the area.

So, if you're looking for new assisted living options in the Arlington Heights area, you won't want to miss the opportunity to be one of the first to select a new apartment at The Highlands at The Moorings of Arlington Heights. To learn more, call (847) 956-4040.

This article is sponsored by The Moorings of Arlington Heights.