A new initiative in Champaign County aimed at addressing and easing social isolation experienced by older adults has recruited more than 200 volunteers and is ready to launch. The Friendly Callers program was in the process of being rolled out to the Champaign-Urbana community when the Covid-19 crisis unfolded. In light of the social distancing […]
A local company aims to brighten the days of Champaign-Urbana area nursing home and senior living community residents – and you can help. Tara Steinert wants “to provide hope, a spark, a smile and share some love while residents are missing their regular interaction with their loved ones.” Her company, Sign Gypsies Champaign, specializes in […]
It’s a way to stay healthy, sharpen memory and — most of all — meet people and have fun.
We outline opportunities for active older adults in Champaign-Urbana to adopt, foster, and enjoy the benefits of pet ownership.
A number of non-profit organizations and for-profit gyms in Champaign-Urbana offer programs and classes designed to keep older adults socially and physically active.