Enrichment Series

In honor of Older Americans Month, the Niles Senior Center will be hosting an "Aging: Everybody’s Doing It!" Workshop on May 19. In between sessions, local vendors will be on hand to share samples of goods, products, and services. Facilitated by the University of Illinois Extension Program, Family Life Educators will present the following topics.

Someday is Today – Live Your Bucket List – Are there things in your life that you’ve wanted to accomplish but haven’t? You know they would bring you joy and fulfillment, but are always put on the back burner because "life happens?" Do you say things like, "I’ll do that someday," but that day never comes? If so, you may need to work on your bucket list – a list of things you’d like to accomplish or experience in your lifetime. Remember, you only live once! Come and learn the benefits of goal setting throughout life, and strategies for creating your own bucket list so you can say, "Someday is Today!" 

Financial File Cabinet Too Full?-
Having a system to categorize financial documents can help you think through what is the best way to store your financial documents. In this program, learn what to keep and what to throw away; be able to find financial documents when you need them in the future and explore ways to inform trusted individuals about financial and legal documents. 

Organic, Local, Natural: What it is? What it isn’t?
– Organic, local, and natural are buzzwords we hear all the time. In this lesson, we’ll explain what these terms really mean. We’ll update you on the science and discuss whether organic, local, and natural foods are really better for you and the environment.
Friday, May 19 • 9:00am-1:00pm • Lunch: $5, Program only: NO CHARGE, pre-registration is required.