Chicagoland Belmont Village centenarians celebrate more than 1,200 years of life

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This week, more than 1,200 years of life will be celebrated and immortalized in a project organized by Belmont Village Senior Living. Centenarians living at the four existing Chicagoland Belmont Village communities will be photographed by award-winning photographer, Thomas Sanders, who seeks to tell their life stories through his portraits.

At Belmont Village Senior Living Oak Park, three centenarians will be sitting for their portraits. Each of the residents has a remarkable story to tell. With lots of experience, as well as a lot of opinions, these residents are as engaging as ever and would love to share their secret to a long and happy life with you.

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Jerry Sebesta  

Posted: May 16th, 2017 1:30 PM

How wonderful that Belmont is doing this. My late mother lived at Belmont O P until she died in 2014 at age 97, The week of her death another resident died at 104. Several years ago Belmont O P took photo/portraits of all veterans living in the facility and hung them on the walls of one of their floors. listing their type of service. They even included the widows , my mother was one, of veterans.. I think WJ ran a story on it.

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