A community of caring helping seniors live well.

Chicago Methodist Senior Services (CMSS) provides a continuum of services and residences to support the needs of older adults at every step of life.

One thing unites everything we do: a commitment to helping each person we serve to live and feel as well as possible.

We offer older adults a full range of community services and residential options provided by expert team members who take an innovative, person-centered approach to care.

125 Years of Care

125 Years of Care

OUR SERVICES

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Memory Care

CMSS offers residential memory care at two of our Chicago-based communities. Our Alzheimer’s and dementia-focused memory care residences offer specialized programming exclusively designed for people with memory loss and are managed by highly trained caregivers.

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Long-Term Skilled Nursing

Our long-term skilled nursing program is ideal for older adults in need of personalized, around-the-clock care. Our caring team assists residents with daily living and provides extensive and engaging programming that feels like home.

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Short-Term Rehabilitation

At Wesley Place, CMSS’ expert nursing and therapy teams provide 24-hour friendly support to help you or your loved one recover from a recent hospital stay, an illness, or other medical condition.

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Senior Connections

Senior Connections is a community-based volunteer-based program that connects trained volunteers with older adults living independently. This engagement in community and intergenerational relationships aims to promote the wellness-enhanced quality of life of both volunteers and program members.

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SASI Home Care

Our caregivers help support clients manage everyday activities, while offering respite for families. SASI provides hourly, overnight, or live-in home care to ease the challenges of illness or injuries or to just be proactive and preventative.

CMSS recently incorporated West Suburban Senior Services into our continuum of care. This senior center located in Bellwood, Illinois has served thousands of older adults and their families since 1973. WSSS provides services to older adults in the western suburbs to ensure access to socialization, mental stimulation, exercise, a daily lunch, and education on various programs and issues important to healthy aging. We offer area seniors access to exercise programs, dancing classes, movies, brain games, card games, a lunch program, and information from guest speakers on issues and services important to the senior community including health education, a free visiting legal clinic, access to community leaders, and more.

West Suburban Senior Services

West Suburban is a drop-in center that provides access to socialization, free daily lunches, exercise programs, and educational opportunities. LGBT+ Programming includes a free weekly lunch/discussion group (in-person and virtual), a craft group and movie nights.

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Affordable Senior Housing

CMSS provides affordable independent housing to older adults. Located in the desirable Andersonville neighborhood on Chicago’s near North Side, these communities provide seniors living independently with apartments at below-market rates.

Image of an inviting looking outdoor patio.

Memory Care

CMSS offers residential memory care at two of our Chicago-based communities. Our Alzheimer’s and dementia-focused memory care residences offer specialized programming exclusively designed for people with memory loss and are managed by highly trained caregivers.

CMSS Resident

Long-Term Skilled Nursing

Our long-term skilled nursing program is ideal for older adults in need of personalized, around-the-clock care. Our caring team assists residents with daily living and provides extensive and engaging programming that feels like home.

Short-Term Rehabilitation

At Wesley Place, CMSS’ expert nursing and therapy teams provide 24-hour friendly support to help you or your loved one recover from a recent hospital stay, an illness, or other medical condition.

Senior Connections

Senior Connections is a community-based volunteer-based program that connects trained volunteers with older adults living independently. The program helps promote intergenerational relationships and the quality of life of both volunteers and program members.

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SASI Home Care

Our caregivers help support clients manage everyday activities, while offering respite for families. SASI provides hourly, overnight, or live-in home care to ease the challenges of illness or injuries or to just be proactive and preventative.

CMSS recently incorporated West Suburban Senior Services into our continuum of care. This senior center located in Bellwood, Illinois has served thousands of older adults and their families since 1973. WSSS provides services to older adults in the western suburbs to ensure access to socialization, mental stimulation, exercise, a daily lunch, and education on various programs and issues important to healthy aging. We offer area seniors access to exercise programs, dancing classes, movies, brain games, card games, a lunch program, and information from guest speakers on issues and services important to the senior community including health education, a free visiting legal clinic, access to community leaders, and more.

West Suburban Senior Services

West Suburban is a drop-in center that provides access to socialization, free daily lunches, exercise programs, and educational opportunities. LGBT+ Programming includes a free weekly lunch/discussion group (in-person and virtual), a craft group and movie nights.

The exterior of Winwood Apartments: A multi-story brick building surrounded by lively green bushes and an iron wrought fence.

Affordable Senior Housing

CMSS provides affordable independent housing to older adults. Located in the desirable Andersonville neighborhood on Chicago’s near North Side, these communities provide seniors living independently with apartments at below-market rates.

LGBT+ Long-Term Care Equality Index High Performer

The Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) recognized Hartwell Place, Wesley Place, Glenwood, and Winwood Apartments as High Performers for promoting equitable treatment and inclusion for LGBT+ residents, visitors, and employees. We are the only long-term care and low-income housing communities in Chicago to receive this recognition.

Thank you to our partners!

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