Community Engagement

New Ways to Live!

 

CJE’s Community Engagement Team transforms decades of experience and innovation into educational programs, classes and invaluable resources

 

Living well is the result of achieving balance among the different areas of your life. CJE SeniorLife’s Community Engagement Team can help you fully engage with life by improving your mind, spirit and body.

CJE’s Community Engagement Team targets all aspects of your well-being through a wide range of programs and resources, helping you:

  • Maintain your physical health with educational seminars, fitness programs and preventive health screenings.
  • Meet new people and get connected through our community based programming.
  • Enrich your mind through lifelong learning programs and cultural and social events.
  • Make informed choices about aging issues and discover programs, services and community resources to help you age in place and remain independent.
  • Learn about caregiving and how to navigate life transitions.
  • Cultivate your creativity through the Art in the Moment app and other creative arts programming.

CJE SeniorLife offers:

  • Lifelong Learning Classes and Workshops
  • Health and Wellness Education and Screenings
  • Tips on healthy and enriched living with our LifeNOTES
  • Caregiver Education, Support and Resources
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a member of a group?  Would you like the CJE’S Engagement Team to come to your meeting and give a presentation?  If you have a group of ten or more, we can arrange for one of our educators to come to your site for a one-time talk or workshop on a variety of healthy living options including: balance and fall prevention, sleep hygiene, financial literacy, brain fitness and more!

Please see calendar below for upcoming programs.  For more information on these, or to schedule programming at your site, please contact CJE’s Community Engagement Team at: 773.508.1134.

Fees may apply.

Date Event Location Contact
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

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Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Adult Programs 65+
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Adult Programs 65+

A daily boost of gratitude can improve mental and physical health. Join Art Therapist, Deb DelSignore for a hands on activity to create Gratitude Jars. Participants will get to take home their personalized jars stocked with notes of gratitude.

Free. Open to Niles Township Residents only.

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Niles Township Government Office
5255 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Adult Programs 65+
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Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Adult Programs 65+
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Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Adult Programs 65+
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Adult Programs 65+
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Adult Programs 65+

Everyone has a story to tell. What’s yours? Silk Road Rising, a Chicago-based theatre company will be hosting a free interactive 90-minute storytelling workshop. We’ll get to know one another, have fun, and build the skills to write and/or tell a short, meaningful story.   

Free. Open to Niles Township Residents only.

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Niles Township Government Office
5255 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Come experience Instant Israel! CJE SeniorLife’s exciting new Virtual Reality Program. Participants will travel to the sights of Jerusalem without ever leaving their chairs. An inter-active discussion will follow. *Not intended for those with a history of vertigo, migraines, seizures, epilepsy, motion sickness or who have pacemakers.

Free. Open to Niles Township Residents only.

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Niles Township Government Office
5255 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+


Join us for holiday themed exercises and stay for an art discussion with Art Therapist Deb DelSignore.

Free. Open to Niles Township Residents only.

Click on thumbnail below to download flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Niles Township Government Office
5255 Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL 60077
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Join a diverse group of friendly folks for a lively discussion of current events.

Class days and times are subjected to change.

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble and Schmooze it or Lose it

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Room 233
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

Map It
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
-
Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

Drop in for a game of Scrabble! No experience necessary.

(Class days and times are subject to change.)

Click thumbnail below to download flyer

Scrabble Clug and Schmooz It or Lose It flyer

Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife, Bernard Horwich Building
3003 W. Touhy Ave
Rosenstone Room
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Adult Programs 65+
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Educational Programs for Seniors
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Community Engagement Programs
Educational Programs for Seniors

Presented by
Tamara Kushnir Groman
CJE SeniorLife

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  • Noon—Kosher Lunch: $10
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Community Engagement Programs
Educational Programs for Seniors

Temple Beth Israel
3601 W Dempster Street
Skokie, IL 60076
United States

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