Join us at the 2015 American Society on Aging, Aging in America Conference. Chicago Bridge will be meeting at Big Bar located at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel.
Please Join Us for Chicago Bridge’s Winter Social Event!
You will have an opportunity to get to know fellow Chicago Bridge members and meet the new leadership team.
When: Wednesday, December 17, 6:00pm
Where: Rush University Medical Center, 1620 West Harrison
Tower Resource Center, Room 04527
Pizza generously provided by Rush Health and Aging.
Accessible by Blue and Pink lines. Parking validation is available if you drive.
Please RSVP by Monday, December 15 by completing this RSVP FORM.
Contact event coordinator Michelle Newman (email@example.com) with any questions.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Have you been looking for an opportunity to…
Get to know fellow Bridge members?
Relax and reconnect with old friends?
Enjoy breathtaking views of the city and award winning music?
Pack your picnic and join us for free Music in the Park!
Chicago Bridge Summer Social Event
When: Wednesday, July 16 6:30pm
Where: Millennium Park- 201 E Randolph
(between Michigan Ave and Columbus Dr)
Public transportation is recommended. View a map of the event location
We will secure a spot on the lawn for everyone to mingle and relax while George Fenton conducts his score to The Blue Planet, accompanied by scenes from the series.
This is a potluck style and BYO event. Please RSVP by Monday, July 14 by completing this form: RSVP FORM. Your RSVP is important to make sure we can notify you about inclement weather and follow-up about event logistics.
We look forward to seeing you there!
JUNE EVENT- INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAMMING
Wednesday, June 18th from 6 to 8 pm
Location: The Terraces at The Clare
55 E. Pearson St. (53rd Floor)
Chicago, IL 60611
Join as we discuss the state of intergenerational programming in greater Chicagoland.Intergenerational programming bridges the gap between youth and older adults, enriching the lives of our communities. Learn about the benefits of intergenerational programming and how to start a program at your organization!
Our generous sponsor, The Terraces at The Clare, will provide a 5-star food experience with dinner and wine provided. The event will be held on the 53rd floor with great views of the lake.
Everyone is welcome! *Please RSVP by Friday, June 13 at https://chicagobridge.wufoo.
PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION DETAILS: Complimentary valet parking will be available at The Clare on the Rush Street entrance. The Clare is also accessible via the CTA Red Line Chicago stop, as well CTA Bus #: 3, 10, 26, 36, 66, 125, 143, 146, 147, 148, 151.
-Victoria Gregor, Director, Casa Infantil at Casa Central
-Peg Schultz, Adult Day Care Manager, Condell Day Center for Intergenerational Care
-Maureen Statland, Chair, Chicago Metro Intergenerational Committee
Questions? Please feel free to contact event coordinators Rebekah Cowing (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Maggie Domaradzki (email@example.com)
Amour Movie Screening & Panel Discussion
The May event for Chicago Bridge:
When: Wednesday, May 28 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Where: Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly
During the event we will watch the award winning film Amour followed by a panel discussion.
Jim Vanden Bosch, MA
Executive Director, Terra Nova Films, Inc.
Paula Smiles, MSW, LCSW
Social Worker, Gentiva Hospice
Christine Bertrand & Greg Borzo
Christine – Intergenerational Coordinator at Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly
Greg Borzo – Author
sharing their personal views and the perspective of a married couple
Everyone is welcome.
RSVP by 05/26/2014 to Heather via email or call 312.604.7234.
“No one right way: Reflections on caring for a spouse with dementia, a panel presentation.”
Wednesday, March 19th, 6 to 8 pm
Alzheimer’s Association National Office, Contact Center
225 N. Michigan Avenue, 18th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60601
Please RSVP by Monday, 2/17 to Kathy Lee.
At this event we will have a panel of family caregivers, who are all caring for a spouse with dementia. Mary O’Hara of Northwestern’s Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center will moderate the panel. The scope of the presentation will be broad, but attention will be given to how we as professionals can best serve this population of dedicated caregivers.
A big thanks to our generous sponsors, the Alzheimer’s Association, for providing the event space, and Golden Heart Senior Care Chicago, for providing food and refreshments.
Please note that a security check-in is required at the Concierge on the first floor. Allow extra time.
The 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Chicago
Sunday, September 29th
What: Please join us for the Chicago Bridge September Event! This month we will be volunteering our time for the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s — Chicago. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research and is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide. Come join us in supporting this important cause by helping with the Walk coordination and cheering on the Walk participants, maybe including some of your fellow Chicago Bridge members!
Read more about the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
When: The morning of Sunday, September 29th. Volunteers are needed in in 4-hour shifts starting at 6:00am (6:00am – 10:00am) or 7:00am (7:00am – 11:00am).
Where: Montrose Harbor (Montrose Avenue and Simonds Drive) in Chicago
RSVP to Laura Sutherland firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us on Tuesday, June 18th for an informative discussion on helping people remain in their homes for as long as possible regardless of age or ability level. We will cover such topics as home safety, common home modification projects and design. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn how you can help a client, friend or family member live safely and independently for a lifetime.
Time: 6 to 8 PM
Location: Access Living at 115 W. Chicago Ave. 4th Floor Conference Room
RSVP to Elizabeth “Liz” Gould at email@example.com
Please join us for the Chicago Bridge Event on Cultural Perspectives on Aging!