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Adult Wellness Center

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WHAT WE OFFER

Since 1981, the Adult Wellness Center’s dependability and high 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, offering caregivers valuable respite and the peace of mind they deserve. Benefits of the program include:

  • Increased activity and opportunities for socialization
  • Maintaining, improving, and/or restoring emotional, cognitive and physical well-being through social and therapeutic activities

 

 

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activities included

The Adult Wellness Center provides supervised, structured activities such as:

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

 

 

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PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF 

The Adult Wellness Center provides pick up and drop off transportation services within certain boundaries of Chicago (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 and seeking subsidized care, 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.

Subsidized and private pay options are available. For more information regarding the Adult Wellness Center and enrollment, please contact our main office at 773.645.2487. 

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Accredited by the Council on Accreditation since 2000

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NOTE:

Adult Wellness Center participates of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), which is a federal program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services.  Adult Wellness Center complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people or treat the differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. For a more detailed description of our nondiscrimination policy please click here y para español haga click aquí.

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NOTICE: Casa Central is not associated with the nursing home facility located at 1401 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL (Center Home Property, LLC). Center Home is not owned, operated nor in any way affiliated with Casa Central. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the nursing home, Center Home for Hispanic Elderly, please contact them directly at (773) 782-8700.


If you are seeking information regarding programs for older adults, Casa Central does offer Home Care Services and the Adult Wellness Center, which is a day service.  Note, the Adult Wellness Center is temporarily closed and will re-open soon. Contact Casa Central directly for more information at 773-645-2300.

resources

As individuals age, priorities and lifestyles change. When the entire community supports each other, everyone has the opportunity to have the best experience in their later years. Check back often for additional resources.

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older adults

caregivers / family

  • Caregivers in America during COVID-19: What You Need to Know (English), a resource about caregivers’ needs for organizations that serve unpaid or informal caregivers
  • Your Health and Well-being Matter: Help for People Caring for Older Adults (EnglishSpanish), a handout for caregivers of older adults to learn more about how to take care of themselves while managing their caregiving responsibilities

 

  • This resource <English PDF> provides a framework of services available for individuals and families living with symptoms or a diagnosis of memory loss, with a particular emphasis on the Latino/a community in the Chicagoland area.
  • El siguiente recurso <Spanish PDF> proporciona un marco de servicios disponibles para individuos y familias que viven con sintomas o un diagnóstico de memoria pérdida, con un énfasis particular en la comunidad latina en el Área de Chicago.

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