Senior Lunch

Senior Lunch

“Lunch with Us” is a senior lunch program provided daily at the Des Plaines Public Library. It was introduced by the Center of Concern in June of 2017 in order to promote the health and well-being of older adults in the community by providing nutritional meals and a variety of informative and educational programs. You do not have to reside in Des Plaines to attend. The meal is available to all persons 60 years of age and older, and to their spouses, regardless of age. Participants are reminded that “Lunch with Us” is donation-based. A suggested donation of $2.00 per meal is greatly appreciated.

Lunch is provided Monday through Friday. Doors are open from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Lunch is served between 11:30 am and 12:30 pm. The Des Plaines Public Library is located at 1501 Ellinwood Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60016.

  • Doors open 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Healthy Lunch Served (Monday-Friday)
  • Bring a new friend, meet new people, or come alone!
  • A DONATION OF $2.00 IS GREATLY APPRECIATED
  • Blood pressure screenings the last Thursday of every month!

To RSVP for “Lunch with Us,” contact Tom at 224-585-0406 or email tchaplin@centerofconcern.org. Reservations are required by 9:00 am the business day before. Please remember to fill out the new Participant Information Sheet provided at the door if it is your first time attending. It is also available here.

For the daily lunch menu and activities for December, click here.

This program is funded in part by Age Options and Title 111-C of the Older Americans Act. The Senior Lunch Site is operated by The Center of Concern, in partnership with Des Plaines Public Library. The Center of Concern does not discriminate in admission to programs or activities or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, Title VI of the U.S. Civil Rights Act, as amended; Title VII of the U.S. Civil Rights Act, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended; the Age Discrimination Act, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as amended; their applicable rules and regulations pursuant thereto; the Constitution of the United States; and the Illinois Constitution.

The program is funded by AgeOptions and in partnership with the Des Plaines Public Library.