Save the Date: September 21, 2011 from 6-8pm

Dementia in Independent Living Senior Housing: Concerns, Barriers & Solutions There are reportedly 5.4 million persons living with Alzheimer’s disease, but where are they? Many of these people are living independently in the community and in many cases need more supportive services. Come hear from this amazing panel speak about their experience with this concerning […]

Save the Date: Resilience and Overcoming Obstacles Related to Health and Aging

When: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 6-8pm Where: Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly 355 North Ashland (near Lake St.) Guest speaker Nancy Schaffer Lodding RN, BSN, Director of Residential Services Johnston R. Bowman Apartments at Rush UMC Please join us for an older adult panel discussion on resilience as they face obstacles related to health and aging. Thank […]

Save the Date: Wednesday, July 20th

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 […]

July 12th Creativity and Aging Special Interest Group Planning Meeting

Please save the date July 12th for the Planning Meeting for Creativity and Aging Special Interest Group of the Chicago Bridge Date:  7/12/11 Time: 6:30pm-8pm Location: Northwestern University’s Cogntive Neurology and Alzheimer’s disease Center 676 N St. Clair St. Suite 945  Red Line stop Chicago Ave. also located by many Michigan Ave. buses. Discounted parking […]

Save the Date: June 22, 2011

WHEN: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 6-8PM WHAT: Culture Change in Eldercare: The Role of the Arts WHERE: Rush Medical Center, Searle Conference Center 5th Floor of the Professional Building 1650 W. Harrison Please join Chicago Bridge for the June event. The guest speaker, Deborah Del Signore, M.A.A.T., A.T.R.-BC will be speaking about her work as an […]

Save the Date: May 18th

When: Wednesday, May 18th from 6pm to 8pm Location: Adler School of Professional Psychology—17 N. Dearborn Topic: Elder Law: Finding Ways to Make the Aging Process Go Smoothly (from a legal perspective). Please RSVP to: kdecker@seniorhelpers.com The photo is from Mr. T in DC‘s album

April 13 Save the Date: “Annual Leadership Launch”

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 carmen.wyttenbach@gmail.com and indicate whether you […]

Feb 16th Event “Navigating the Medicare Maze”

SAVE THE DATE: February 16, 2011 What: Navigating the Medicare Maze small indoor bounce house Presentation by: Laura Garcia, SHIP, Illinois Department of Insurance When: Wednesday, Feb. 16, 6:00 – 8:00PM Where: Adler School of Professional Psychology – 1 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL Parking: Wabash/Randolph Self-Park next to Macy’s $10 price requires ticket available […]