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CJE Community Engagement *

CJE SeniorLife
3003 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 508-1000 , (773) 508-1073
Fax: (773) 508-1070
Email: info@cje.net
Web: http://www.cje.net
Contact: Catherine Samatas, Manager

Offers a variety of educational, wellness, social and life-enrichment programming for older adults at the Bernard Horwich Building and throughout the community. Programs and their locations change regularly and may include creative arts workshops, screenings to identify/prevent bone or hearing loss, and educational programs on how to use an iPad, organize financial records, care for an aging parent or improve memory skills.



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