Seniors, join us for GLENergy, an educational Friday afternoon break held in the Community Room. GLENergy is a partner program with the Village of Glenview Senior Services and North Shore Senior Center.
Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body: Tips from the Latest Research
For centuries we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Science is now able to provide insights into making lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Illinois to learn about research on diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, social engagement, as well as hands-on tools to encourage you to incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.
Americans 65 years and older account for more than one-third of outpatient spending on prescription drugs. Senior patients are more likely to be prescribed long-term and multiple prescriptions which could lead to improper use of prescriptions. Learn how to safely take your medications from Don Ledesma, PharmD, Mariano’s Pharmacy.
According to the American Diabetes Association, the prevalence of diabetes is high in the senior population, up to 25.9% or 11.2 million people. Diabetes educators, Maria Stella Cortes, RD, CDE and Kathy Reynolds, RN, CDE from NorthShore University Healthsystem will discuss what it means to have diabetes, signs and symptoms, and management strategies.
Tuesdays, August 22, September 26, October 24 & November 28 • Second Floor Study Room
Five 30-minute appointments available: 9:30 AM-Noon
Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? CJE SeniorLife Resource Specialists provide counseling to adults 60 and over, their families and caregivers. Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, and identifying supportive resources. For more information and to make an appointment, call Kathy Gaeding at CJE SeniorLife, 773-508-1054.
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