Caring Community

Seniors and Life Transitions Programs

BJBE is pleased to welcome residents of Sedgebrook and Gidwitz Senior Living facilities to our first Friday night service of every month to pray with us and enjoy the music of our T’filah Band and Singers.

Health Insurance Counseling Sessions
Throughout the year, appointments are available to meet with Esther Craven, a Resource Specialist with over 25 years of experience at CJE SeniorLife, a trained Senior Health Insurance Advocate. Individual appointments with Esther Craven at BJBE are available at no charge. See the Caring Community section of This Week at BJBE for dates and times.
Contact: Phyllis Pearlman or 847-940-7575

Wise Aging--Living with Joy, Resilience & Spirit
7-Week Session: Dates TBD
Developed by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, Wise Aging is geared to those in their 50s through active aging. The series will focus on topics including becoming your authentic self, cultivating spiritual qualities for well-being, changing bodies and body images, revitalizing relationships, leaving a legacy and living with loss, change and death. Join us for these rich 7 week sessions to reflect on where you are on your journey in life and how to make the most out of life’s precious moments.
Contact: Margot Andersen