Health & Wellness

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Diabetic Fingerstick & Health Counseling


By appointment only, please contact Brigitte - $4 fee
  

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Walk-In, at the  Senior Center. NO COST
Tuesday, May 9  • 10:00am-12:00pm
Tuesday, Jun 13 • 10:00am-12:00pm

  
ITAC Amplified Phones


Free amplified phones for those who qualify through the State of Illinois programs.
Wednesday, May 17 • 10:00am Please call for an appointment.

   


Visually Impaired Motivators (VIM) 


Please join us to learn and discuss ways to maintain your independent lifestyle in a supportive group setting.
The meeting will be followed by Voices of Vision Book Club.
Tuesday, May 16 • 10:30-11:30am • NO COST  
Tuesday, Jun 13  • 10:30-11:30am • NO COST  .

  

   
 

Polish Coffee Hour - Witamy!


The Senior Center would like to invite all Polish speaking seniors for a coffee and chat about everything and anything. Starting in January 2017, all meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 11:30 AM. For more information, please contact: Monika Lucarz, MSW 847-588-8467 or Brigitte Powidzki, RN. Please join our group!

Zapraszamy wszystkich seniorόw na kawę oraz rozmowę o wszystkim i o niczym. Począwszy od stycznia 2017,spotkania odbywaja się w III czwartek każdego miesiaca o godzinie 11:30 AM na drugim pietrze. Masz pytanie? Prosze zadzwonic do Moniki albo do Brygidy, 847-588-8467. Dołącz do naszej grupy!  
Thursday, Apr 20 • 11:30am-12:30pm • NO COST
Thursday, May 18 • 11:30am-12::30pm • NO COST 
Thursday, Jun 15 • 11:30am-12::30pm • NO COST 
 

Food Safety 101


Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans get sick from food poisoning each year? And older adults are at an even higher risk of serious complications because of their weakened immune systems. The United States Department of Agricultural, the division of Food Safety and Inspection Service, is offering "Food Safety 101" to older adults, food service volunteers and anyone else that would like to learn how to stay safe from foodborne illness.
Friday, May 19 • 1:30-2:30pm • NO COST (Presentation will begin after Aging Fair/Enrichment Program) 

Colorectal Health


Presented by: Dr. Dean Silas, Lutheran General Hospital It’s preventable and treatable, yet colon cancer is the second leading cause of death for those over 50 and more and more are diagnosed under 50. Dr. Silas, from Advocate Medical Group will discuss ways to keep your colon healthy! Wednesday, May 31 • 5:30pm • NO COST
 

Matter of Balance


Many older adults experience concerns about falling and may restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE taught by Brigitte Powidzki, RN, BSN and Julene Lavelli, RNC, LCSW, CADS, is an award-winning program designed to improve fall awareness and to increase general activity levels by setting realistic goals for increasing activity and promote physical exercise to increase strength and balance. This program also emphasizes practical strategies to lessen risk of falling (Fee covers cost of workbook).
Thursdays, Jun 22-Aug 10 • 9:00-10:00am • $15M/$20NM