Third Age Living is an innovative program committed to helping older adults age well and remain independent, healthy and productive.
Third Age Living Connection
Third Age Living is hosting a series of "lunch and learn" events through a sub group called Third Age Living Connection. There is a one-time fee of $10 to join. After submitting a brief application
form, members receive a welcome packet and schedule of upcoming events. The events will feature a delicious themed lunch, giveaways and a guest speaker. The fee to attend is $8 for Connection members and $12 for non-members. After the presentation, all guests are invited to play free bingo for a chance to win great prizes. Third Age Living Connection members also will receive a paper newsletter three times a year, free notary service and an invitation to attend a yearly health fair.
Health education and screenings
Third Age Living offers health education classes on a wide variety of topics. Some recent topics we have covered include Chair Exercise, Getting Better Sleep, Steps to Reducing Stress and Disaster Preparedness for Seniors. We will also bring our classes to your church, senior living community, school or other group setting on request.
Brown Bag Pharmacy
A pharmacist is available monthly by appointment to discuss all your medications including herbs and supplements.
Third Age Living is looking for volunteer nurses to perform blood pressure screenings at community events. Materials are provided and commitment level can be ongoing or just a few times a year. For more information email Catherine Spannagel
or call her at 217-544-6464 ex 47797.
Caregiver Resource Center
Third Age Living offers free consultation and support for people caring for loved ones in Sangamon and Logan Counties. Our caregiver specialist can help caregivers locate services in the area and can provide a wealth of information for caregivers. Contact 217-544-6464 ext. 47797 for more information.
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Meet with our trained SHIP volunteer for information and consultation on the Medicare drug discount, Medicare supplements and other health insurance issues.
AARP Smart Driver Class
Once a month, Third Age Living offers the AARP Smart Driver class. This course helps students understand the effects of aging on driving. Students over 55 who take the class will receive a discount on their care insurance.