Fresh flowers gracing tables at Greenfields of Geneva thanks to resident floral committee

  • Fresh floral committee run by Greenfields of Geneva residents.

    Fresh floral committee run by Greenfields of Geneva residents. Courtesy of Greenfields of Geneva

Updated 1/17/2022 5:40 PM

They're bringing a touch of glamor and springtime into the community each week. GreenFields of Geneva's flower arranging committee has started creating fresh flower arrangements to grace the tables in the senior living community's Bistro.

"We started this project because the residents love fresh flowers on the tables," said Karen Tomko, community engagement manager. "I thought this would be a great way for residents to make a beautiful difference in our community while also having fun social time."


Fresh flowers are reported to increase happiness and help reduce anxiety and stress.

Tomko said that one of the committee members had worked in floral design at the old Planter's Palette, so is especially helpful.

Each week, GreenFields is purchasing bunches of flowers from area stores.

The flower arranging committee was justifiably proud of their first effort, and residents appreciate the results!

GreenFields of Geneva is an exceptional Life Plan Community offering a wonderful retirement lifestyle in an ideal location. GreenFields offers independent living, assisted living, memory support, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing care with the most comprehensive plan available for long-term care if ever needed. For additional information, call (630) 578-7969 or visit

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