My Go-To Place

We are so excited to bring you My Go-To Place virtually.

We look forward to when we can bring these programs to you in person. Until then, we will do the next best thing and bring programs through your computer, smartphone or telephone. We understand that this is a new and challenging time for everyone, so let’s stay connected!

We will use Zoom which is an online meeting program that allows us to see and speak to one another. To access our My Go-To Place please follow these instructions on My Go-To Place Community on Tuesdays and My Go-To Place Niles on Thursdays pages.

To join our My Go-To Place Zoom meetings please follow these instructions:

From a computer:

  1. Go to
  2. You might have to click on the link to “download & run Zoom.”
  3. Click Join a Meeting
  4. Enter the Meeting ID: 358 048 8078
  5. Once you have joined the meeting, click the options to use computer audio and computer video. See you there!

To join by Zoom app on smartphone or tablet:

  1. Click this link to join the meeting
  2. You can choose if you would like to use your camera so we can see you or just hear you through the built-in microphone.
  3. If you wish, you can download the free Zoom app from the iPhone App Store or Google Play for Android. Once you are in the Zoom app you can click on the Join button and enter the Meeting ID: (358 048 8078). See you there!

To join by dialing a telephone for audio-only:

  1. Dial 312-626-6799. When asked, type in our Meeting ID: 358 048 8078 followed by the # key. You will be asked to press the # key again to join the meeting as a participant.
  2. We look forward to hearing from you over the phone!

Join Our Live Zoom Activities 5 Days a Week

Move It Monday!

Monday, May 25, CJE SeniorLife will be closed in observance of Memorial Day Holiday. We will resume our class next Monday, June 1.

My Go-To Place—Community Tuesdays

Tuesday, May 26, 12pm“Poetry and Visual Art - Summer Memories” with Mary Beth Bretzlauf from the Illinois State Poetry Society. Stretch your writing skills by using art as your inspiration.

For the Health of It

Wednesday, May 20, 1-1:45 pmExercising to Prevent and Improve Arthritis.
Wednesday, May 27, 1-1:45 pmMaintaining Healthy Bones: What Exercises You Need to Do to Prevent Osteoporosis
These sessions will offer a short exercise program you can do at home, and provide Q&A time with Margaret Danilovich, board-certified geriatric physical therapist and Senior Director of the Leonard Schanfield Research Institute at CJE SeniorLife.

My Go-To Place—Thursdays

Thursday, May 21, 1 pmIntro to Writing Memoirs with CJE SeniorLife Health Educator and Memoir Teacher, Sarah Squires-Doyle. 

Thursday, May 28, 1 pmBroadway Trivia  CJE SeniorLife’s Casey Shipman.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

CJE Counseling Services is pleased to provide a variety of programs during May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month as well as Older Americans Month. COVID-19 has certainly made life more stressful, so we wanted to put together programs that will provide specific skills to deal with these new challenges.

Join us for Mindfulness with Chloe on Fridays, May 8, 15 & 22 at 10 am and Insights on Aging on Fridays, May 15 & 22 at 11 am.

Watch Our Videos


Through our virtual education programs, you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and practices or keep improving on skills you already have. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification bell to be notified every time we add a new video!


Take care of your health with simple and attainable practices for your mind, body and spirit through exercise, yoga and meditation. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification bell to be notified every time we add a new video!

Arts and Crafts

Through our virtual arts and crafts programs, you have the opportunity to learn how to create fun, new projects at home. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification bell to be notified every time we add a new video!