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.

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

Music & Medicine: The Importance of Music Enrichment in Senior Care

January 10th, 2019|

Often all is takes is to hear a familiar song to brighten your day. Music can powerfully evoke emotions and memories. Because of its versatility and near constant presence in our lives and social environments, music is a useful medium for promoting and maintaining engagement in health-related activities and a