Life at NRC

Talking in the Garden Northfield Retirement Community has so much to offer every resident. Each resident has access to a wide variety of lifestyle choices that will serve mind, body and spirit.

Faith – Recognizing the importance of your spiritual life, we provide full-time spiritual care services to meet the spiritual needs of a resident and support our mission to residents, family members, and employees. NRC has both on-site Pastoral Care and a Parish Nurse at work in the community providing one-on-one and group services. All denominations and faiths are respected and supported at NRC.

Fitness – Staying physically fit is important. NRC’s Fountain Fitness Center offers a complete fitness regime with our own fitness coordinator.

Life Trails™ – A system of exercise stations surrounding or beautiful campus, miles of walking paths and indoor hallways for walking in inclement weather.

Social Activities – Keeping active is a priority at NRC. We offer a large variety of events and activities to stay healthy in mind, body, and spirit.

Corner Clinic  Our on-campus clinic offers a weekly “wellness clinic” where you can get health related questions answered by a registered Nurse. The Corner Clinic also offers Massage Therapy, as well as Dental, Optical and Medical Doctor Visits.

Main Street Café – Open to the public and residents alike, our Main Street café offers home-cooked meals with daily specials.

Emelda’s marketplace  Groceries, gifts, greeting cards, and ATM: it’s all here for your convenience!

Northwoods Salon – Our full-service professional, licensed, hairstyling staff will pamper you from head to toe.

WIFI  Internet access is easy at NRC. We offer WIFI throughout the campus for residents and families. (Limited availability at Northfield Manor)

Nygaard Movie Theatre – Enjoy the latest movie in our state of the art performance theatre. An extra-large, wide-screen television and movie projection screen coupled with our surround-sound system makes every show come alive. Personal listening devices that work in a number of locations on the campus are also available for personal purchase or shared usage on a first come first served basis. The theatre offers several motion pictures per week and is also available to reserve for private resident use.

Library – Our up-to-date library provides computer stations that make access to email and the Internet fast, reliable and private.

Lounges – There are many spots to relax and enjoy the company of others or just get a little time for you! We have large, small, and cozy viewing lounges, garden areas and patios that offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor refuge.

Calendar – Click here for a glimpse of scheduled events throughout our campus.

NRC TV – NRC offers our own television programming channels featuring movies, activity events, daily dining menus, specials at our café and more!