Senior Resources During COVID-19: Elmhurst Park District has compiled a list of phone numbers, websites & emails that may be useful for seniors & caregivers during the shelter at home order.
Online Chair Yoga and T'ai Chi available
Chair Yoga - Join instructor, Colleen Koziara for weekly live Chair Yoga sessions online through Zoom. Get the full benefit of yoga modified for those with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and back injuries. Class focuses on improved breathing; posture and core strength; joint flexibility and range of motion. Class meets on Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. No need to register and payment for yoga classes is by donation only, as you are able. If you are not able to pay anything at this time, that is just fine.
Meeting ID: 838 9783 9175
One tap mobile: +13126266799,,83897839175#,,1#,977132# US (Chicago)
or Dial by your location: +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
T'ai Chi - Join our T'ai Chi for Health instructor for weekly live sessions online. This exercise routine is energizing and deeply relaxing, with movements done naturally and gently. Students may choose to sit or stand.
Our Brain Game program has packets available online of brain teasers to do at home. Keep your brain and cognition healthy with these fun activities! A great opportunity to flex your mental muscles as you play games using logic, music, words, math and more! Answers are included.
- Activity 1, Activity 2, Activity 3, Activity 4, Activity 5, Activity 6, Activity 7, Activity 8
- Activity 9, Activity 10, Activity 11, Activity 12, Activity 13
- Activity 14, Activity 15, Activity 16, Activity 17, Activity 18, Activity 19, Activity 20
The Abbey was established for active, older, fun-loving adults in the community. In addition to providing a variety of exciting leisure activities, The Abbey, located at 407 W. St. Charles Rd., Elmhurst, provides social service programs such as income tax preparation, informal seminars, driver safety programs, and more. A wide variety of classes, parties, day trips and clubs are offered to encourage friendship & socialization.
An Abbey membership ensures “lifetime enjoyment”’ with recreational programs and opportunities meeting the social and educational interests of adults aged 62 and older. Membership benefits include having the Abbey Newsletter mailed to your home and being able to register for Abbey programs over the phone. In addition, Abbey members receive $5 off monthly luncheon fees and can participate in the Bingo program at no charge.
Abbey Membership dues for 2020 are $25 for residents, and $35 for non-residents.