MOPD's 3rd Quarterly Information Session

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities


A Healthy Focus

Time: 11am- 2:00pm

Location: 2102 West Ogden Avenue - Room 1

Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Join us for a presentation by Bethany Harris from JenCare Senior Medical Center on the benefits of Acupuncture (one of the oldest healing practices) and the various programs and services they offer.

We will also have Stephanie Garrigan from Philips Lifeline to discuss their line of solutions (HomeSafe with AutoAlert,GoSafe, CarePoint and CareSage) that support senior independence, daily operations and care.

Lastly, Ryan McGraw from Access2Yoga will show participants how to incorporate yoga into their lives. Ryan stated, 'As a person with a disability and yoga teacher who has been practicing yoga for 14 years, I believe anyone can do yoga. Yoga can be adapted to be made accessible to all.

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Please contact for more information. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Frances A. Learnahan, Disabilities Specialist III at (312) 746-5773 (voice), (312) 744-7833 (TTY) or at Please allow at least 72 hours advance notice.