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 […]
In the last few days, messages have been circulating social media that Urbana-based Carle is seeking assistance from the local Champaign-Urbana community by asking people to make non-surgical masks. . On March 21, Carle issued this statement regarding the effort, and clarified the procedures. Carle will use the non-surgical masks for those to “prevent spread […]
CRIS Healthy-Aging Center of Champaign is giving away FREE Wellness Kits to seniors 60 and older, caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren.
Age-Friendly Champaign-Urbana is an on-going community-wide operation that seeks to improve the daily lives of seniors.
Four films will be shown, two in February and two in March, as part of the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Film Festival. All movies are free.
It’s a way to stay healthy, sharpen memory and — most of all — meet people and have fun.
It’s not too late to enter into the 19th Annual Best in Show Photographic Print Competition. The annual competition takes place Feb. 8-16 at Lincoln Square.
Do you know a stellar someone over the age of 70 whose overall attitude and success deserve to be acknowledged? An older adult who deserves recognition? Nominate them for the 2020 Seventy Over 70 class! Winners demonstrate a lively curiosity and willingness to learn new things, an aptitude for personal and/or professional growth, and a […]
Growing older can come with many perks and benefits and one of those happens to be the money that you can save at area stores and shopping centers. We’ve compiled a list of these area stores in order to simply the process for you. All discounts have been verified as of November 18, 2019. Learn […]