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.
Laurel Mellien from Headstones and History will take you on an armchair tour of Chicagoland cemeteries containing Celtic cross headstones. She’ll examine the history of the High Crosses in Ireland, after which Chicago-area headstones are modeled. Laurel will also explore the meanings of the Celtic cross, Christian icons, and Pagan and Irish symbols.
Learn simple and effective techniques to use against some of the most common unarmed attacks. Possessing over fifteen years of experience in martial arts, attorney Peter Honigmann will address the legal ramifications of using self-defense. Learn basic defenses against knife and club attacks, as well as defending yourself with a cane or walker. Participants with physical limitations will receive individual instruction on alternative self-defense options.
Top 10 Senior Scams: How to Avoid Becoming a Victim
According to the National Council on Aging, “financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they’re now considered the crime of the 21st century.” Glenview Police Officer Joel Detloff will discuss the top ten scams, how NOT to become a victim, and what resources are available if you do.
Tuesdays, February 27, March 27, April 24 & May 22 • Second Floor Study Room
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.
Photo Policy: Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Glenview Public Library publicity purposes.
ADA accommodations are provided for all programs. Requests must be made when registering for a program. Advance notice of five days is required. Call 847-729-7500 x 7900 to make an ADA accommodation request.