Chicago Methodist Senior Services Selected as a Winner of the 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. This award aims […]
Three Ways CMSS Senior Connections is Making an Impact in Communities
Serving Adults. Supporting Independence. (SASI) has long been a staple of Chicago’s North Shore communities. CMSS Senior Connections volunteer program “brings the world in” for many older adults who are […]
How Pen Pal Programs Create Bonds for CMSS Residents
In the digital world of tweets, likes, shares and follows, many people underestimate the power of a handwritten letter. Many in younger generations have not experienced the thrill of receiving […]
CMSS Hosts 75 Golin Volunteers
On Friday, June 16, we had the pleasure of hosting more than 70 volunteers from Golin, a global communications firm. The volunteers joined us as part of “Al’s Day,” Golin’s […]
CMSS Featured on WCIU’S You & Me This Morning
CMSS was recently featured on WCIU’S You & Me This Morning. The segment showcased one of our pet visits with some awesome volunteers. Check out the clip here:
Celebrating Volunteers Who Give Back to Older Adults
At Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services (CMSS), we’re always looking for new ways to bring joy to our residents and celebrate our volunteers, and recently, we’ve had two notable occasions to do both at Wesley Place.
Wesley Place Featured on ABC 7 Chicago
On February 17, 2016, Random Acts of Flowers, a nonprofit organization which delivers bouquets to individuals in healthcare facilities throughout Chicago, stopped by Wesley Place to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day. […]
Student Volunteers Share Their Stories
Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services (CMSS) is proud to have student volunteers who are themselves preparing for careers caring for older adults.
CMSS Participates in “Partners in Quality” Grassroots Advocacy Program
Last week, Wesley Place hosted a visit and tour for Illinois State Representative Greg Harris. In addition to viewing the progress of the multi-million dollar enhancements underway at Wesley Place, […]
The Value of a Nonprofit Organization
Wesley Place is proud to be one of only a handful of nonprofit organizations dedicated to providing quality nursing and rehabilitation in the City of Chicago. As a nonprofit, Wesley […]
The Benefits of Volunteering in Retirement
While many older adults appreciate the chance to explore new hobbies and spend more time with their families, leaving the workforce presents unique challenges.
Random Acts of Kindness – Get Inspired for 2013
Surely, we can find a few small things – random acts of kindness – to brighten the mood of others and spread good will. In attempting to create my list and plan, I came across an entire website and an organization called The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, which is dedicated to inspiring people to practice kindness and pass it on to others.
Hobbies for Retirement: Taking Advantage of Free Time
We all have mixed feelings when we think about retirement. While the stress relief is certainly welcome, many retirees can find themselves bored without their normal routines filling their daily […]
Senior Volunteerism: More Beneficial Than You Might Think!
As an organization, Covenant Methodist Senior Services has always held volunteerism in very high regard. We clearly understand the value that volunteering creates for its community, but we also strongly […]