Adult Center Services
The Sheila Ray Adult Center offers the following services to its members. Whether its getting your blood pressure checked, borrowing medical equipment, or getting legal consultation, there are many helpful areas for you to choose from when needed.
Blood Pressure Check
The Sheila Ray Adult Center offers free blood pressure checks to its members. All blood pressure checks are performed by a certified RN during the following times:
- Third Wednesday of the month, 9:00 - 11:00am by a nurse from Alexian Brothers Medical Center
Illinois Secretary of State's Mobile Driver Services
Can't find the time to get to the DMV? The combined efforts of the Elk Grove Park District and the Elk Grove Police Department bring the DMV to you annually with the Illinois Secretary of State's Mobile Driver Services Facility. Services include but are not limited to:
- Drivers License Renewal
- State ID Cards
- Duplicate License
- Corrected License
- Vision Screenings
- Vehicle Renewal Stickers
Kenneth Young Services
The Kenneth Young Center for Seniors can provide counseling, assistance with housekeeping, meals, and link up with many other service providers. On the second Tuesday of each month, a representative from the Kenneth Young Center will be at the Sheila Ray Adult Center to meet with members to help and provide more information and services. Here are a few services for our members from the Kenneth Young Center:
- Home Delivered Meals
- Counseling & Circuit Breaker
Appointments can be made with the Kenneth Young Representative at the Adult Center Customer Service desk or by calling 847-364-7224. To sign up directly for Kenneth Young Center services, please call 847-524-8800.
Daily Lunch Bunch - Hot Meal Program
The Sheila Ray Center partners with Alexian Brothers Hospital to offer a well balanced and great value to our members. This meal will be prepared by Alexian Brothers Medical Center food services and transported to the Sheila Ray Senior Center. A dietitian has prepared a menu that is a balanced diet which meets the nutritional needs of seniors. Call the Al Hattendorf Customer Service at 847-364-7224 to get the updated menu. Lunch must be ordered by 5 pm the day before. The meal includes; entree, two sides, salad, dessert, milk and juice. We will not be able to accommodate drop-ins. So order your meal today!
Adult Center Information Mailing
Newsletter Mailing Service
Those wishing to receive the bi-monthly Adult Center Buzz Newsletter by mail may register at any time. Newsletters may also be picked up, free of charge, at the Adult Center Customer Service desk. Six newsletters are included in the one year subscription. To register online for the newsletter mailing service visit Elk Grove Park District online registration and click on Senior Programs in the left column.
Adult Trip Book Mailing Service
Adult trip books are mailed four times per year, approximately in mid January, mid April, mid July and mid October. Our Adult Trips are one day outings that give you the opportunity to be adventurous and visit places you might not ordinarily go as well as enjoying the company of other adults. Do you have a grandchild or friend you would like to bring to a trip? You should! We welcome all ages. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult. Trips are open for all ages, except for gambling trips which require persons being 21 and older. If bringing a guest, a registered adult must be present on all trips. To register online for the Adult Trip Book Mailing service visit Elk Grove Park District online registration and click on Trips in the left column.
The Elk Grove Park District is a member of a cooperative agreement among 17 park districts which form the Northwest Special Recreation Association (NWSRA). NWSRA's team of full-time Therapeutic Recreation professionals and trained part-time staff offer safe, fun and quality year round recreation opportunities to people with disabilities of all ages and ability levels. Inclusion assistance is provided by NWSRA to those individuals who wish to participate in their home park district program.
When registering for a Park District program, the individual with a disability or their guardian should inform the Park District of the need for accommodation. The Park District staff will then contact NWSRA for assistance with the request. Accommodations may include additional staff training, resources and/or staff as necessary to ensure success for the person with the disability.
More information about NWSRA may be obtained by visiting their website or a brochure may be picked up the Park District Main Office. Visit the NWSRA website.
Phone Reassurance Sick & Vigil Service volunteers telephone home bound and hospitalized members, send get-well and sympathy letters. Call the Adult Center Coordinator at 847-228-3616 for more information on this service.
Getting to the Sheila Ray Adult Center is simple! Even if you are unable to drive, transportation to the Sheila Ray Adult Center is just a phone call away.
Township Dial-A-Bus Service
Township Dial-A-Bus Service is provided to township residents over age 55. Call (847) 437-0300 before 3:00 pm the day before to reserve a free bus ride to the Center.
Pace Dial-A-Ride Door to Door Bus Service
Pace Dial-A-Ride Door to Door Bus Service is available by calling (847) 299-6212 to schedule a pick up. Service is within Elk Grove Village limits only and the fee is 65 cents one way with a RTA Senior ID. This service is available Mon - Fri, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sat, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.