Springtime Activities for Seniors

Posted March 22, 2016
Springtime Activities for Seniors
It's important to keep our minds and bodies busy as we age, which is why we've decided to offer some springtime activities for seniors in today's blog! Keeping active helps us age with better quality of life. Springtime Activities for Seniors Not everyone can get outdoors and garden or enjoy physical activity in large amounts. However, being active includes both the mind and the body. Bubbles - Nothing can bring out the joy and laughter of life like a bottle of bubbles; whether you're a child or an adult! Sit out on a porch or even remain indoors as you ...
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Chicago Tribune: Local Support Groups

Posted April 11, 2013
We've featured CJE Senior Life events before on this blog.  This long standing organization has done so much good for our senior community, so it makes me happy to see them recognized by the Chicago Tribune.  They posted a program list of all the events CJE has going on and they offer support to both seniors and caregivers...  Support Groups for Seniors and Family Caregivers in Northwest Chicago Posted By CJE SeniorLife, Community Contributor CJE SeniorLife offers ongoing support groups and programs on a wide variety of topics of interest to seniors and their families. Fees vary according to the program ...
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CJE Senior Life: Adult Day Services

Posted August 1, 2012
Here's a video about the wonderful Adult Day Services offered by CJE Senior Life.  I've recently highlighted a few of their Parkinson's focused programs, but they have plenty others as well.  I commend CJE Senior Life for making this video.  What a great way to get their word out & hear from those people who are taking advantage of these programs!   SOURCE
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The health benefits of tennis for seniors

Posted April 3, 2012
Looking for ways to get out of winter hibernation?  Tennis is a great way to get the blood flowing! Does anyone have a favorite court in the Chicagoland area they'd like to share?   If you want an idea of how good tennis can be for your health, just take a look at some of the participants of senior tennis tournaments . If what you see on the courts during these events--chasing balls and swinging rackets like silver-haired athletic gods--isn't enough to convince you that playing tennis just might be the secret to ultimate longevity, then you're not paying attention. ...
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13 Little Luxuries We Deserve Now That We’re Over 50

Posted March 27, 2012
I thought it was time for a fun post!  Now go ahead, SPLURGE!  Everyone can agree one of the best things in life to splurge when you can. Here's a list from the AARP of 13 reasonable splurges. Do you find anything you'd love in it?  What are your lifes little splurges?   13 Little Luxuries We Deserve Now That We’re Over 50 Indulge in some of life's well-earned treats by: Jacquelyn Mitchard | from: AARP Bulletin | November 4, 2011 One of the kids asks, "What's the good thing about growing up?" There is one. It's a mixed blessing for sure, but ...
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Oak Park Assisted Living and Memory Care – Free Class

Posted March 14, 2011
  One of our partners, Belmont Village Senior Living of Oak Park is hosting a MEMORY FITNESS CLUB! The club is for members of the community who are experiencing mild memory loss.  This group is designed to strengthen memory abilities and build self-esteem.  Learn fun and creative activities to enhance memory and confidence.  This group will be hosted by a professional memory expert, Joyce Mahoney, CTRS, APRS The person with memory loss must be accompanied by a spouse or caregiver. The class is FREE but you must sign up to attend. Date:  Thursday, March 24, 2011 Time: 10am - Noon ...
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