Services and Amenities at Vi at The Glen

At Vi at The Glen, we offer best-in-class living environments, well-appointed amenities and unexpected levels of service. After seeing our community and what we have to offer, many question: Is this senior living or a luxury resort?

Live in Luxury

Standard Amenities

No matter which floor plan you choose, your home will include a number of conveniences such as: generous closet space, a patio or balcony, spacious bathrooms with special safety features, a washer and dryer, and a well-appointed kitchen. In addition, basic utilities (water and electric), digital cable TV, and an emergency call system are also included in each home.

Maintenance

We will take care of your home with regularly scheduled maintenance, along with any home repairs you may need. Weekly housekeeping and laundering of your linens and towels are also included.

24-Hour Valet Service

Vi offers 24-hour valet parking services in our heated garage.

Pampering on Site

The Teddie Kossof salon, located in the independent living building, offers a full menu of spa and beauty services, all available at an additional charge.

Community

Enjoy a cocktail at happy hour. Dine on a gourmet meal, alfresco-style. Host a party. Visit the library. Join a club. Invite a speaker. Do it all with a community of new and old friends alike without ever leaving the property.

Guests Welcome

Vi has comfortable hotel-like rooms available for reservation for overnight guests at an additional cost.

Pets are Part of the Family

We know your pets are like family. That is why residents at Vi can have up to two pets at their residence (i.e., cats, dogs, gerbils, hamsters, or birds). Pets should be 30 pounds and under please.

Exceptional Dining

Quality Every Day

Forget everything you think you know about senior living dining. At Vi, you’ll dine in style on gourmet cuisine, prepared specifically for you by our professionally trained chefs and food service staff.

Culinary Delights

Executive Chef Jose Luna and his team cook as they would for a 5-star restaurant, and keep you in mind. In fact, our chefs have received customized training provided by the Culinary Institute of America on nutrition, healthy cooking and baking techniques, flavor dynamics and food and wine pairing to help make your dining experience truly unique. Our dining team delivers: 
  • Healthy meals that answer nutritional needs while pleasing the palate of older adults 
  • Seasonal menus that change weekly 
  • Nightly specials prepared with locally sourced foods when possible 
  • Special menus custom tailored to select events, such as theme nights and Chef’s table meals
  • Desserts by our Pastry Chef Michael Beltran, often served with homemade ice cream
  • Casual, bistro-style and fine dining restaurants with table service 
  • A fully stocked bar and a carefully selected wine list (available at an additional charge)

Service Options

Vi at The Glen offers a range of dining options, so you can enjoy your meals however you would like.
  • Formal indoor and outdoor dining in the Great Lakes room
  • Casual indoor and outdoor fine dining at The Grille
  • A la carte breakfast and lunch at the Bistro
  • A private dining room, available for custom catering for up to 35 guests
  • Carryout and delivery service options (there is an additional charge for delivery)
  • Table service at every dining venue
  • Visitors may join at any meal for an additional charge

Sample Menu

Our menus change frequently, but these dishes are representative of Vi at The Glen's flavors.
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Programs and Activities

Fill Up Your Social Calendar

Pick and choose how you would like to spend your time. Vi at The Glen offers a vast variety of socially stimulating events and outings. No matter what you fancy, there is likely something for you.

Culture and Community

Join a club. Take a day trip. Visit Chicago. Volunteer. Shop. Learn something new. It is all possible at Vi at The Glen, especially with our scheduled shuttle service and transportation arrangements. Events and activities often include the following:
  • Daytime and evening concerts at the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera, the Chicago Symphony and Ravinia
  • Theatrical events at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Drury Lane Theatre and Marriott Theater in Lincolnshire
  • Scheduled transportation to area churches and synagogues
  • Day trips to the Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Scheduled trips to local shopping centers including Old Orchard and Northbrook Court
  • Volunteer outreach at local hospitals, Kohl's Children's Museum, Northfield Township Pantry and the Glenview Library

Fitness Center

  • Treadmills, recumbent bicycles, NuStep® cross-training machines, air-resistance weight machines and free weights
  • Fitness instruction and classes, including Yoga, Tai Chi and weight training
  • An on-site certified personal trainer, yoga instructors, and aqua instructors
  • Heated salt-filtered indoor pool and a therapeutic whirlpool
  • Locker rooms with heated floor

Outdoor Community Areas

  • 5,000 square-foot bent grass putting green
  • Half-mile paved walking paths
  • Walking distance to city trails

Weekly Events

SUNDAY
Sunday Brunch, Concert on the Patio, Sunday Night Movie

MONDAY
Tai Chi, Computer Class, Needle Workers, Yoga, Duplicate Bridge, Movie Night

TUESDAY
Scheduled Shopping Trip, Bocce Ball at Pinstripes, Oakton Emeritus Classes, Chess Club, Arts Classes, Line Dancing Instruction, Chorus Practice

WEDNESDAY
Men's Bridge, Theater Outings, Poetry Group, Excursions, Memoir Writing

THURSDAY
Scheduled Shopping Trip, Ceramics, Garden Club, Computer Lab, Improv Group, Music Appreciation Lectures

FRIDAY
Playreading Group, Mah Jong, Current Events Discussion Group, Monthly Happy Hour

SATURDAY
Short Stories, Yoga, Classical Music Concert

Fine Print

Community services, amenities and events are subject to change. (Note some services and events may be at an additional charge.)

Unparalleled Service

At Your Service

Our resident-centered approach means we work to recruit the industry's best talent. Vi employees have a desire to serve older adults and are dedicated to our core values of integrity, compassion, and excellence.

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At Your Service

We have top-notch service because of our dedicated staff.

Age Gracefully

At Vi, we strive for whole-person wellness – not just your body, but your mind and soul as well.
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