Join us for Still Rockin’: A Night of Music to Support Programming and Resources for Older Adults

Join us for Still Rockin’: A Night of Music to Support Programming and Resources for Older Adults

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Tips for Winter Wellness

In the Chicagoland area, the winter can be beautiful but also cold, snowy, and a little unsafe if we are unprepared. Older adults are especially vulnerable to the risks that severe winter weather poses. These Tips for Winter Wellness can help you keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

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This letter from 1900 was written by Pastor Emory D. Hull from the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. He was writing to the Superintendent at the time, Mrs. Isabelle Reeves, to recommend a member of the congregation to become a resident at CMSS. (Then called the Methodist Episcopal Old People’s Home).

Why We Call Ourselves “Non-Sectarian”

Chicago Methodist Senior Services (CMSS) is a non-sectarian and inclusive non-profit organization that provides residences and care to older adults and their families. Some people are surprised to hear us call ourselves “non-sectarian,” while the word “Methodist” clearly appears in our name. The explanation for what may seem like a contradiction, lies in our founding 125 years ago.

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Caring for Older LGBT+ Adults: An Insightful Media Interview on WGN Radio

Chicago Methodist Senior Services was recently invited to shed light on the importance of providing inclusive and compassionate care to older LGBT+ adults on live radio. Talkshow hostess, Lisa Dent, welcomed Katie Fasullo, Director of Population Health and Health Equity at CMSS, to an enlightening interview that aired amid Pride Month celebrations.

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Memory Care Training

CMSS is thrilled to offer our community complimentary access to CARES® Dementia Training for families. This program will help you reduce stress and feel confident in caring for your loved one.

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Movies that Older Adults Can Enjoy

Movies have the power to move us, and perhaps inspire something new to think about with our lives. We have curated a list of great films that older adults may enjoy. From drama to comedy and almost everything in between, we may just have something for you.

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2022 Honoring Excellence Award Program

Chicago Methodist Senior Service had the honor of being one of two recipients of the ‘2022 Honoring Excellence Community Impact Award’ by the Leading Age Illinois association.

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National Volunteer Month: Katie Tucker

This National Volunteer Month, Chicago Methodist Senior Services is recognizing the volunteers working in our Senior Connections program to make a difference in the lives of our residents.

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