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Northeastern Illinois Region
AgeGuide serves Northeastern Illinois, which includes the collar counites of Cook and Suburban Cook. We have a variety of different landscapes including Lake Michigan, more urban cities and expansive farmland. Our counites are not only diverse in their landscape but also diverse in the people AgeGuide serves. We serve a variety of different languages and ethnicities among the older adult residents in our counites.
A Matter of Balance
This program teaches older adults how to reduce fall risks and eases their fear of falling, improves falls self-management, increases self-confidence, and promotes physical activity. It also helps eliminate the isolation and depression fear of falling causes. Call AgeGuide to find dates and locations of programming in your area.
Bingocize combines a bingo-like game with exercise and health education. The program has been shown to increase older adults’ functional fitness, health knowledge, and social engagement. Contact AgeLinc to find dates and locations of programming in your area.
Fit and Strong!
This class is a multiple component exercise program designed to help seniors with stiffness and pain to be more active and confident in their daily lives, and allows them to live a more active lifestyle. The class provides physical activity training and health education for older adults with lower extremity Osteoarthritis. Contact us for more information.
Healthy Steps in Motion
Healthy Steps in Motion is an exercise program designed for people of all fitness levels. The program is a one-hour session twice a week for eight weeks, and is taught by certified instructors; it starts with a warm-up, followed by strength and balance exercises and ends with a cool down-stretch. Contact us for more information.
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Tai Chi is an enjoyable exercise that can improve balance, relieve pain, and improve health and ability to do things. It is a slow exercise. It is easy to learn and good for all ability levels. The essential principles of Tai Chi include mind and body integration, fluid movements, controlled breathing and mental concentration. Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for the health of mind and body. It helps people to relax and feel better. Contact us for more information.
- Catholic Charities in Lake County Diocese of Chicago
- Catholic Charities Diocese of Joliet
- Oswego Senior Center
- Park Place Senior Center
- Senior Services Associates of Aurora
- Senior Services Associates of Crystal Lake
- Senior Services Associates of Elgin
- Senior Services Associates of McHenry
- Senior Services Associates of Yorkville
- Senior Services of Will County
- Spanish Center
- White Crane Wellness Center