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Adult Wellness Center

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Casa Central’s Adult Wellness Center (AWC) offers daily care to the senior population of Chicago and provides a wide variety of fun and therapeutic activities that maintain, improve, and restore participants’ abilities. The Adult Wellness Center caters to the unique bilingual and bicultural needs of Hispanic older adults by providing a safe and happy environment that is respectful of each individual's social and cultural values.

Adult Wellness Center (AWC)

What We Offer

The Adult Wellness Center’s dependability and quality of care have earned Casa Central a deep level of trust within the community. The Adult Wellness Center takes great pride in making sure that the program’s staff is the next best thing to family, helping caregivers with valuable respite and the peace of mind they deserve. Benefits of the program include:

  • Improvement of quality of life
  • Remaining active and independent
  • Maintaining, improving, and restoring abilities

The Adult Wellness Center provides many supervised, structured activities including:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Aerobics, Arthritis, and balance exercise programs
  • Billiards, dominoes, and other table games
  • Bingo and “Lotería”
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Cultural exchange
  • Dance club
  • Field trips
  • Health workshops
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Knitting classes
  • Meditation and devotionals
  • Music performance/choir
  • Theatre club

The Adult Wellness Center provides pick up and drop off transportation services within certain boundaries (West to Harlem Avenue, North to Peterson, East to Lake Shore Drive, and South to 55th Street). Family members also have the option of dropping off and picking up their loved ones if they are not within these boundaries.

The Adult Wellness Center is open from Monday through Friday. Programming for participants occurs from 8 AM through 3 PM, while the Adult Wellness Center Office remains open until 4:30 PM.

How to Get Involved

When you’re ready, we invite you to come to the Adult Wellness Center for a private tour. Our staff will tell you more about the program and answer any questions you may have.

If you are interested in our program, you must call the Illinois Department on Aging for a referral. Please inform them that you are interested in our program specifically (The Adult Wellness Center Program at Casa Central). The Illinois Department on Aging can be contacted by phone at 312.744.4016.

The Adult Wellness Center does not provide tours on a walk-in basis. All tours last half an hour and must be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting at either 11 AM or 1 PM. The Adult Wellness Center can also provide a one day free trial of our services. No transportation is provided by the Adult Wellness Center for free trial day participants.

To learn more, please contact Tatiana Sanjines at 773.645.2486 or 773.645.2487.

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