Health & Wellness

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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Nurse Navigator


Th, Dec 19 |12-2pm | FREE  
Th, Jan 16  | 12-2pm | FREE
Th, Feb 20 | 12-2pm | FREE  

Niles Senior Center is partnering with Advocate Lutheran General to provide personalized education for patient conditions, and access to resources, programs and health care providers.  Susan Sinopoli, RN, a patient care navigator, is available the 3rd Thursday of the month from 9:00am-12:00pm to help you navigate your health care journey.  Stop by and meet her, the door is always open.  No appointment necessary.       


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Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Screenings


Balance & Fall Screening

Th, Jan 16  | 12:30pm | FREE 
In partnership with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital & Outpatient Therapy Mark Fasick PT, MS, NCS Program Coordinator Outpatient Therapy will be at the NSC for a balance and fall screening.     

    • Are you feeling unsteady:
    • Concerned about having a fall? 
    • Want to know your risk of falling and what you can do about it? 
    • Did you know that one out of three adults age 65 and older falls each year?  

This 15-minute appointment with a physical therapist will determine your fall risk and provide best options for risk reductions.   Pre-registration is required.  First come, first served on the day of the screening.   Clearing the Fog on AMD W, Feb 5 | 10:00am | FREE Age Related Macular Degeneration is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older.  Dr. Lowe of Professional Eye Care Center will be here to discuss the risk factors of AMD, treatments and overall eye health.

Clearing the Fog on AMD


W, Feb 5 | 10:00am | FREE
Age Related Macular Degeneration is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older.  Dr. Lowe of Professional Eye Care Center will be here to discuss the risk factors of AMD, treatments and overall eye health.  


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Visually Impaired Motivators (VIM) 


Tu, Dec 17 | 10:30am | FREE
Tu, Jan 21  | 10:30am | FREE
Tu, Feb 18 | 10:30am | FREE
VIM meets at the Niles-Maine District Library.  Meeting will be held from 10:30-11:30am, followed by Voices of Vision Book Club from 11:30am-12:30pm.  For more information, please call 847-663-6648.


Polish Coffee Hour - Witamy!


Th, Dec 19 | 11:30am | FREE  
Th, Jan 16  | 11:30am | FREE
Th, Feb 20 | 11:30am | FREE  
The Senior Center would like to invite all Polish speaking seniors for a coffee and chat about everything and anything. All meetings will be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 11:30 AM.   Please join our group! Zapraszamy wszystkich seniorόw na kawę oraz rozmowę o wszystkim i o niczym. Spotkania odbywaja się w III czwartek każdego miesiaca o godzinie 11:30 AM. Masz pytanie?  Dołącz do naszej grupy!

Medication & Sharps Collection 


W, Jan 8 | 10am-12pm | FREE

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Memory Café


Th, Dec 19 | 10-11:30am| FREE
Th, Jan 16  | 10-11:30am | FREE
Th, Feb 20 | 10-11:30am| FREEThe Niles Senior Center is partnering with The Center of Concern to bring Memory Café to the NSC.  Memory Café  is a monthly gathering of individuals with memory loss along with their caregivers, friends or family in a safe, supportive and engaging environment. Join us for a morning of song, followed by a complimentary lunch. We will meet every third Thursday of the month.  This program is supported by AgeOptions.

 


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Musical Memories


Th, Sep 5-Dec 19 | 10-11:30am| FREE
Th, Jan 9-Mar 5 | 10-11:30am| FREE
The choir offers individuals with early stage memory loss an opportunity to join a joyful community and connect with those who care for them.  Members will sing familiar songs from their past and share musical memories together. No vocal experience needed, just a love of music.  Made possible through a partnership with Niles Senior Center and The Wellshire Morton Grove. (