Bill Lowe CMSS

President's Corner

CMSS President Bill Lowe

President’s Corner2020-04-24T15:05:59-05:00

Meet CMSS President, Bill Lowe, who has been with CMSS for 30+ years. This corner gives a little more insight on his thoughts on senior living as well as his passion for music and the arts.

The Resilient Tree and the Formidable Community

March 3rd, 2021|

Everyone can agree that the holidays were different this year. Old traditions were disrupted and new ones were formed. People processed the changes differently. As for me, I got quite attached to my holiday tree. My partner and I decided to continue our long tradition of cutting down our tree.

Reflecting on 2020 and Looking Towards the Future

January 1st, 2021|

As we round out what’s been a challenging year for all, I’d like to take a moment to reflect. This year, many of us faced hardship, loss, and isolation, but we learned to adapt. The skills we were forced to hone allowed the CMSS community to be resilient in the

2020 Election: Getting Older Adults Out to Vote

October 5th, 2020|

By Bill Lowe 2020 has been a year of firsts. We're fast approaching another first — a presidential election during a global pandemic. Many people I speak with are wondering how to balance the risk of COVID-19 with their civic duty to vote. Some are gung-ho about casting their ballot

Reflecting on the CMSS Community During a Pandemic

June 25th, 2020|

When Illinois went on lockdown in March, no one knew what to expect. Many assumed it was an overreaction—a precautionary measure. This was only going to last a few weeks, right? Little did we know that our patience, resilience, and compassion would all be tested. Three months later, we've all

Using Music to Heal During COVID-19

April 15th, 2020|

Here in Illinois, we're fast approaching a month since Gov. J.B. Pritzker ordered us to shelter-in-place. The order forced us to rethink our day-to-day lives and reevaluate our priorities from the boundaries of our home. For me, this meant exploring my longstanding passion for music and using it as a

CMSS Welcomes a New Year and Decade of Care

January 22nd, 2020|

By Bill Lowe, CEO and President of Chicago Methodist Senior Services Each year at Chicago Methodist Senior Services, we experience exciting changes, complex challenges, and remarkable opportunities. They compel our staff, residents, and community members to adjust and adapt to new climates. As CEO and President of CMSS, I recognize