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October 2021

Saturday Afternoon at the Movies – Knock Down The House (2019)

Saturday, October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free on Netflix, or the film can be viewed for free on YouTube (see below). To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with details to join via Zoom. Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in depth discussion of films new and old. Watch the selected film any time before the discussions–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it…

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Tiny Theatre Presents: Fences (2016)

Sunday, October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–$2.99 on Amazon Prime and other streaming services. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with additional details to join via Zoom. Watch the play adaptation anytime, then join the discussion! Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black…

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Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Tuesday, October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org. This class will have 3 approximately twenty-minute segments of different formats. It starts with Strength for Stability, then Gentle Yoga, and ends with Pilates (done mainly standing or at a wall). Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, balance, breath and pairing with movement, and core strength. For the class,…

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Advanced Care Planning with The Five Wishes

Tuesday, October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with additional details to join via Zoom. It can be difficult to think about medical emergencies. While most people agree it is important to make plans, too many of us fail to put these plans in writing. By planning ahead, you can be empowered to ensure your wishes are heard and followed. This workshop will encourage participants to…

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Safely Getting Up and Down From the Floor

Thursday, October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$10 (click here to register). The day before the live virtual tutorial, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with additional details to join via Zoom. Do you live alone or worry about what might happen if you fall while you’re alone? Do you have trouble getting up and down from the floor or have you stopped doing it due to a physical issue or because you’re worried that you won’t be able to get back…

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Short Story Intergenerational Discussions

Thursday, October 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before each discussion, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with a link to join via Zoom. Join the Bridging Generations Board for more short story discussions! For October, we will continue exploring literary works from a variety of writers — and some stories will be spooky. Attendees of all ages are welcome to attend. RSVP to Join! This is an ongoing discussion group. After you register, you will receive…

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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Saturday, October 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–free to attend the weekly discussions via Zoom. Some films may require a streaming subscription or rental fee. Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Film to be Announced Check back here on the week of this discussion to see Saturday's film selection! The…

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November 2021

The Savvy Caregiver (6-week series)

Monday, November 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 13, 2021

Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the start of the series, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom details to join. Do you have a friend or family member living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? If yes, This program is for you! The Savvy Caregiver is an interactive educational program designed for caregivers who assist family or friends with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of progressive dementia. In this program, participants…

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Medicare One-on-One Counseling with Kate Paz from Mather

Tuesday, November 2
Chicago, IL United States

Members only–free. One-hour sessions are available throughout the day, with the first one at 9 AM and the last one at 3 PM. To request a one hour session, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org and please state if you have a time slot preference. Medicare open enrollment is coming soon, October 15–December 7. Now is the time to review and make any changes to your Medicare plan. Sign up for a one-hour individual consultation via Zoom with Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)…

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Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Tuesday, November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org. This class will have 3 approximately twenty-minute segments of different formats. It starts with Strength for Stability, then Gentle Yoga, and ends with Pilates (done mainly standing or at a wall). Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, balance, breath and pairing with movement, and core strength. For the class,…

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The 5 Keys for Caregivers Featuring Dr. Cheryl Woodson

Tuesday, November 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with additional details to join via Zoom. Join geriatrician and family caregiver, Dr. Cheryl Woodson, as she guides you to give excellent care without killing yourself. Dr. Cheryl shoots from the hip and from the heart in this interactive discussion that offers tips from her new books, To Survive Caregiving: A Daughter's Experience, A Doctor's Advice on Finding Hope,…

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Great Books, Great Conversations

Wednesday, November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members only–free. This is an ongoing group where the same members meet monthly for discussion via Zoom. To inquire about joining, please scroll down. This ongoing Village discussion group meets on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss a selection of short readings from an anthology published by The Great Books Foundation. Each anthology contains a complete play or short novel, short stories, essays, poems, and excerpts from longer works. When the group finishes discussing all the readings in…

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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Saturday, November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–free to attend the weekly discussions via Zoom. Some films may require a streaming subscription or rental fee. Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Film to be Announced Check back here on the week of this discussion to see Saturday's film selection! The…

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The Savvy Caregiver (6-week series)

Monday, November 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 13, 2021

Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the start of the series, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom details to join. Do you have a friend or family member living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? If yes, This program is for you! The Savvy Caregiver is an interactive educational program designed for caregivers who assist family or friends with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of progressive dementia. In this program, participants…

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Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Tuesday, November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org. This class will have 3 approximately twenty-minute segments of different formats. It starts with Strength for Stability, then Gentle Yoga, and ends with Pilates (done mainly standing or at a wall). Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, balance, breath and pairing with movement, and core strength. For the class,…

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An Unexpected Journey into Caregiving in Alaska

Thursday, November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with additional details to join via Zoom. Fred Brewer’s uncle was always a mystery to him growing up. That’s why he never expected to be the one caring for his uncle in his final days. Not knowing if he was qualified, Fred flew up to Alaska within days to be by his side. The rugged terrain of Alaska…

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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Saturday, November 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–free to attend the weekly discussions via Zoom. Some films may require a streaming subscription or rental fee. Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Film to be Announced Check back here on the week of this discussion to see Saturday's film selection! The…

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The Savvy Caregiver (6-week series)

Monday, November 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 13, 2021

Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the start of the series, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom details to join. Do you have a friend or family member living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? If yes, This program is for you! The Savvy Caregiver is an interactive educational program designed for caregivers who assist family or friends with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of progressive dementia. In this program, participants…

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The Choice: Resilience vs Frailty

Tuesday, November 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with details to join via Zoom. Human frailty is a clinically recognized whole body condition that places someone at a 5.5 time greater risk of nursing home placement and a 4 fold increased risk of death. Although 4 out of 10 people 80 years and older are impaired by frailty, there is good news. Frailty can be predicted,…

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Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Tuesday, November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org. This class will have 3 approximately twenty-minute segments of different formats. It starts with Strength for Stability, then Gentle Yoga, and ends with Pilates (done mainly standing or at a wall). Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, balance, breath and pairing with movement, and core strength. For the class,…

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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Saturday, November 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–free to attend the weekly discussions via Zoom. Some films may require a streaming subscription or rental fee. Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Film to be Announced Check back here on the week of this discussion to see Saturday's film selection! The…

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Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Tuesday, November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org. This class will have 3 approximately twenty-minute segments of different formats. It starts with Strength for Stability, then Gentle Yoga, and ends with Pilates (done mainly standing or at a wall). Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, balance, breath and pairing with movement, and core strength. For the class,…

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Saturday Afternoon at the Movies

Saturday, November 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–free to attend the weekly discussions via Zoom. Some films may require a streaming subscription or rental fee. Every Saturday afternoon, join fellow film aficionados of the Village for an in-depth discussion of films new and old, led by Village member Mel Washburn. Watch the selected film any time–or enjoy the discussion and be persuaded to view it after! Film to be Announced Check back here on the week of this discussion to see Saturday's film selection! The…

Find out more »

The Savvy Caregiver (6-week series)

Monday, November 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 13, 2021

Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the start of the series, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom details to join. Do you have a friend or family member living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? If yes, This program is for you! The Savvy Caregiver is an interactive educational program designed for caregivers who assist family or friends with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of progressive dementia. In this program, participants…

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Exercise at Home with Jill Stein

Tuesday, November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Chicago, IL United States

Members & guests–$15* per class. Click here to register and you will receive details to join the class via Zoom. To join your first session for FREE, please email celebrate@thevillagechicago.org. This class will have 3 approximately twenty-minute segments of different formats. It starts with Strength for Stability, then Gentle Yoga, and ends with Pilates (done mainly standing or at a wall). Work on functional/full body strength, joint mobility, balance, breath and pairing with movement, and core strength. For the class,…

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December 2021

The Savvy Caregiver (6-week series)

Monday, December 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 13, 2021

Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the start of the series, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom details to join. Do you have a friend or family member living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? If yes, This program is for you! The Savvy Caregiver is an interactive educational program designed for caregivers who assist family or friends with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of progressive dementia. In this program, participants…

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The Savvy Caregiver (6-week series)

Monday, December 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 13, 2021

Chicago, IL United States
Free

Members & guests–free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the start of the series, registered attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom details to join. Do you have a friend or family member living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? If yes, This program is for you! The Savvy Caregiver is an interactive educational program designed for caregivers who assist family or friends with Alzheimer’s disease or any other form of progressive dementia. In this program, participants…

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