PressThe BUZZ around town about the Timbers of Shorewood.
Joliet Herald News - Oct. 4, 2015
Tom learned to socialize. He played bags and dominoes. He bowled on a Wii bowling team and amassed trophies. He became resident’s council president. In 2011, he was crowned king of The Timbers’ senior prom. Ellen marveled at the transformation in her stoic father.
Joliet Herald News - Aug. 4, 2015
When Roger Bromley and his wife, Connie, packed up and moved from their home in Maroa into his mother’s Joliet house to become her caregivers, the responsibility was more than he anticipated. Within a year of the move, Bromley joined a caregivers support group
Herald News - June 24, 2015
Although officially retired, Downey continues to preach and at age 84 is beginning services at the senior living facility Timbers of Shorewood, at the request of his 88-year-old brother who lives there.
Herald News - Dec. 25, 2014
Barb Carson of Shorewood, 86, can’t see and scarcely can hear. But she had no trouble walking around her apartment Monday at the Timbers of Shorewood, showing off samples of her paintings, which spanned decades.
Joliet Herald News - Nov. 22, 2013
Ann O'Connor of the Timbers of Shorewood could afford to pay for extra care for her husband John O'Connor thanks to an Aid and Attendance for wartime veterans benefit.
News ReleasesBelow are some press releases about the great things happening at the Timbers of Shorewood:
August 3, 2021
Several residents of the Timbers of Shorewood launched a grassroots newspaper called The Timbers Times. They planned, managed, and wrote the first issue of the eight-page paper. Volume 1, Issue 1 came out in June 2021. The newspaper is “resident run and full of fun.”
October 18, 2017
Plainfield resident Kevin Young has joined the Timbers of Shorewood as a Business Development Liaison. He is responsible for marketing, leasing and business development.
April 21, 2016
Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce named The Timbers of Shorewood the 2016 Large Business of the Year.
July 27, 2015
Linda McCluskey joined the Timbers of Shorewood as the new director of activities. She will choose, plan and coordinate a variety of events and activities for the residents of the retirement community.
Sept. 16, 2014
A short-term stay may be the answer for a safe and nurturing place to enjoy while adult children are away. Another reason might be a protected place for recovery from an illness, but the most common reason is to sample life at The Timbers.
July 29, 2014
As a result of 85-year-old volunteer, Virginia Shemwell, the Timbers store now boasts more than 100 items. From toiletries to snacks, the on-site convenience store offers something for everyone.