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  • The Chicago Department on Aging is the municipal agency for the City of Chicago that provides programs and services to help senior citizens maintain their independence and health.

    Chicago Department on Aging has built a senior center in each of these five regions: Northeast, Northwest, Central West, Southeast, and Southwest. These centers serve as a focal point to Chicago residents , who are 60+ and their spouses, and caregivers where a variety of social, educational & recreational activities are available. Each center is tailored to the needs and interests of the communities. However every center provides a core of program and services including:

    • Information & Assistance
    • Caregiver Resource Corners
    • Life Enrichment Activities
    • Senior Net Computer Learning Centers
    • Fitness Centers - cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility training by personal trainers with state of the art fitness equipment
    • Wellness Program - nurse, dietitian, and pharmacist on site & available by appointment
    • Volunteer opportunities
    • Golden Diners

    The regional senior centers are conveniently located, accessible, available by public transportation and have free parking. Most programs are available free or at a nominal charge. Door to door transportation may be accessed through CTA's Special Services or Taxi Access Programs.