Please save the date, February 15th, for the Feburary Chicago Bridge Event Britta Larson the Senior Services Director at the Center on Halsted as well as a few seniors in the SAGE program will be speaking about the issues facing LGBT seniors and the SAGE program in Chicago. When: February 15th from 6:00-8:00pm Where: Center on […]
What: The Chicago Bridge Summer Social When: July 20, 2011 6pm to 8pm Where: Bad Apple Bar (4300 North Lincoln Ave) The Bad Apple bar has street parking and is near the Montrose brown line station. For more information about food/drinks go to http://www.badapplebar.com *This is a great event for new members, Friends of the […]
Panel of Professionals in the Field of Aging On March 16, 2011 the Chicago Bridge held had a wonderful panel of professionals in the field of aging share their advice and tips on getting started in the field of aging. This event was hosted by the Methodist Home. Claudia Cook from LivHOme, Robert Mapes from […]
WHAT: Annual Leadership Launch WHEN: April 13 6pm-8pm WHERE: King Home in Evanston located at 155 Oak Avenue Evanston, IL Located near the Davis Metra and El Stations This is an event where we encourage students, emerging professionals, and “Friends of the Bridge” (seasoned professionals to attend) Please RSVP to email@example.com and indicate whether you […]
Fun in the Sun On August 7 (rain date August 14) join us for Sun, Fun, and Food at 1:30 at the lovely Montrose Beach (4400 N. Lakeshore Drive). This is a great event to bring friends, loved ones, and children to relax and socialize with other Bridge members. We also need your help to […]
Contrary to preconceived assumptions, residents of a skilled nursing unit have been rather candid and happy to share their personal experiences about sexuality issues within the group. No topic has been off limits. The group members enjoy comparing and contrasting respective experiences and views with each other and with us. Starting with the very first session, the group members shared very personal stories of unfaithful husbands, the pain of divorce, miscarriages, and looking for, but not often finding, love in the skilled nursing facility.
The Chicago Bridge Social and Support Group hosts spring-time Happy Hour. The Social and Support Group aims to offer socializing opportunities, without the typical Chicago Bridge focus on networking. A BBQ/picnic is in planning stages for Chicago Bridge members sometime this summer.