It's our residents who make living at Orchard Cove truly special.

We take great pride in their contributions which shape, define, and enrich our community. We celebrate each individual's wealth of knowledge, experience, and talent through many different programs and initiatives, making us the ideal community for those who are proud of their life accomplishments and want to give back to others.

You'll learn more about some remarkable residents here and throughout this site.

Norman Berk

“In the Orchard Cove community, everybody cares about everybody else and it’s really a nice feeling.”

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Natalie Linden

“Living at Orchard Cove has been positive in every respect.  It’s a loving and secure community and I couldn’t have made a better choice.”

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Esther Adler

“I love nature and the location of Orchard Cove.  It’s inspired me to write more poetry.”

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Robert Vandor

“I find the people at Orchard Cove to be extraordinary; one night I can dine with a poet and the next night with a scientist.”

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Mim Reisberg

“I can do anything for the first time in my life without having to answer to anyone. And there are so many choices at Orchard Cove.”

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Daisy Brand

Pottery has helped to make Daisy Brand's life meaningful. As a young child, she and her family were sent to Auschwitz from their home in Bradislava, Czechoslovakia.

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Milton and Iona Levenfeld

Milton and Iona Levenfeld took a leap of faith. They lived their entire lives in the Chicago area and met while both were students at the University of Chicago.

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Faye Berzon

At 88, Faye Berzon is still a registered nurse. "I love being able to help people," says Faye, "and that has never changed."

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Breakfast with Friends

See why the Coffee Klatch has become such an important part of the day.

Watch "Morning Coffee"

When Friendship Becomes Love

A beautiful story of how a long friendship blossomed into love.

Watch "The Love Story"

Man's Best Friend

Hear Irv explain how his dog helped him make new friends.

Watch "Man's Best Friend"