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General information

The LifeSpan Center is located at 11021 E. County Road 800N, Charleston (northeast of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center). The telephone number for the center is 217-639-5150. The numbers for the programs are: Coles County LSVP, 217-639-5155; Telecare, 217-639-5166; Family Care Giver Resource Center, 217-639-5168; and Dial-A-Ride, 217-639-5169 or 1-800-500-5505. Peace Meal Lunch at LifeSpan is served at noon.

Peace Meal Lunch at LifeSpan

July 16-20

Suggested donation for lunches is $3.50 for those over 60, and $6 for those under 60.

Monday — Pulled pork, creamed peas and potatoes, Mexicorn, bun, mandarin oranges.

Tuesday — Salisbury beef pattie, mashed potatoes, lyonnais carrots, dinner roll, fruit juice.

Wednesday — Chicken broccoli Alfredo, mixed vegetables, creamy coleslaw, dinner roll, fresh fruit.

Thursday — Shepherd's Pie, Harvard beets, biscuit, sliced pears.

Friday — Hamburger, potato salad, baked beans, bun, warm peace-pineapple crumble.

Calendar of events

July 16-20

Bingo: If you are interested in playing bingo at the LifeSpan Center on our newly scheduled bingo days, call the welcome desk and register in advance at 217-639-5150. Registration is required in order to secure a spot for games.

Monday — 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold; noon, Peace Meal; 1-2 p.m., Heartland Line Dancers.

Tuesday — 9-10 a.m., men’s coffee group – Mattoon Health Care; 9-10 a.m., arthritis exercise; 9 a.m., Retired Teacher's Executive Board Meeting; 10-10:30 a.m., Bingo; 10:45 a.m., chair yoga; 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold toning; noon, Peace Meal; 1 p.m., movie - “Finding Dory,” LifeSpan Family Theater; 1-3 p.m., Art Guild; 2-3 p.m., advanced tai chi.

Wednesday —  9-10 a.m., Veterans' Coffee Group; 10:30-11:30 a.m., Bible study; 10:30 a.m., bingo; noon, Peace Meal; 1-3:30 p.m., card games with Life’s Journey Senior Living; 1-3 p.m., ladies game of pool for all ages; 1 p.m., movie - “Dead Poets Society” – LifeSpan Family Theater; 2-3 p.m., Qigong tai chi.

Thursday —  9-10 a.m., arthritis exercise; 10-10:45 a.m., Chair Yoga; 10:30 a.m., Bingo; 11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold Toning; noon, Peace Meal; 1 p.m., movie - "Harry and the Hendersons" – LifeSpan Family Theater; 2-3 p.m., advanced tai chi.

Friday —  11-11:45 a.m., Zumba Gold; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dine With a Doc; 1 p.m., movie -"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" - LifeSpan Family Theater.


Serving Coles and Douglas counties, Dial-A-Ride services are available from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 217-639-5169 or 1-800-500-5505 for more information or to schedule a ride.


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