Respect Your Elders: Mary Robinson

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#RespectYourElders: Mary Robinson, is an Irish politician who served as the seventh president of Ireland in the ‘90s — the first woman to hold the position. She later served as […]

Respect Your Elders: Diane von Furstenberg

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#RespectYourElders: Diane von Fürstenberg is a Belgian fashion designer and philanthropist. Her popular fashion company, Diane von Fürstenberg (DVF), is in over 70 countries and she is widely considered the […]

Respect Your Elders: Robert L. Johnson

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#RespectYourElders: Robert L. Johnson, 74, is an American entrepreneur, media tycoon, philanthropist and investor. He’s a co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and founder of RLJ Companies. Johnson was the […]

Partnership Spotlight: Lyric Opera Stage Artists

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Chicago Methodist Senior Services prides itself on the opportunities we provide for staff and residents to experience the joy of music together. From having CoCo’s Songs for Seniors rent a […]

Respect Your Elders: Danny Trejo

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#RespectYourElders, Danny Trejo, 76, is a Mexican-American actor and entrepreneur. He’s acted in popular movies like “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” and “Machete,” as well as famous shows such as […]

Respect Your Elders: Alex Trebek

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Alex Trebek was a Canadian-American TV personality and game show host. He’s known by most for being the face of “Jeopardy!,” which he hosted for 37 seasons and more than […]

Respect Your Elders: Jeff Koons

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#RespectYourElders: Jeff Koons, 65, is one of the most successful living American sculptors, illustrators and painters in the art world. He is recognized for his work addressing popular culture and […]

Partnership Spotlight: The Honeycomb Project

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Building and growing communities is an important part of the work CMSS and its partners do. Fostering relationships, giving people a sense of belonging and helping others is at the […]

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month at CMSS

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Chicago Methodist Senior Services joins SAGE (Services and Advocacy for LGBTQ Elders) in celebrating LGBTQ History Month. Since bringing West Suburban Senior Services’ SAGE program in Bellwood into the CMSS […]

Respect Your Elders: Erwin Helfer

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Erwin Helfer, 84, a Chicago boogie-woogie, blues and jazz pianist and teacher. He’s well known across Chicago for his intimate performances, whip-smart sense of humor and loyal fans who love […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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At CMSS, we believe that cultural and ethnic diversity should be honored and supported. CMSS staff, residents and community members come from all over the world; bringing with them varying […]

Respect Your Elders: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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#RespectYourElders: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and trailblazer for the advancement of women’s rights and countless other important issues. She was the […]

Respect Your Elders: Michael Caine

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RespectYourElders: Sir Michael Caine CBE, 87, is an English actor, producer and author. One of the highest-grossing actors of all time, he’s been in over 130 films in an over […]

Partnership Spotlight: Memory Farm

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Partnerships are at the foundation of the important work we do here at CMSS. They energize, inspire and excite both our staff and residents. One of our most unique partnerships […]

Respect Your Elders: Arianna Huffington

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#RespectYourElders: Arianna Huffington, 69, is the co-founder of The Huffington Post, founder of Thrive Global and author of 15 books with topics ranging from feminism to corporate America to politics. […]

Respect Your Elders: Oprah

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#RespectYourElders: Oprah, 66, is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, and philanthropist. She is one of the richest and most influential women in the United States. Oprah Gail […]

Respect Your Elders: John Lewis

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#RespectYourElders: John Lewis was an American politician and Civil Rights icon who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia from 1987 until his recent passing at 80. […]

Partnership Spotlight: Frontline Foods

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CMSS is lucky and grateful to partner with outstanding organizations that align with our values of uplifting those around us by treating them with dignity, respect and compassion. While we […]