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Toolkit Aids Communication With Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Consumers

The Make Medicare Work (MMW) Coalition has developed a toolkit to help counselors and organizations that do not typically serve deaf and hard-of-hearing consumers communicate … Read more ›

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National Senior Health & Fitness Day May 30

National Senior Health & Fitness Day, the nation's largest health promotion event for older adults, will be held Wednesday, May 30, at the Arlington Heights … Read more ›

Allen Kulbersh thanks the ‘phenomenal’ staff, including Physical Therapist Pia Tayag, at Alden Long Grove for getting him back on his feet following spinal surgery.
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“I Wanted a Facility That Would Push Me to Recover”

Allen Kulbersh chose Alden Long Grove sight unseen after spinal fusion surgery – he never toured the rehabilitation center before arriving on March 29, 2012 … Read more ›

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Nominations Being Accepted for Senior Service Award

The Arlington Heights Senior Citizens Commission is seeking nominations for the annual "Kenneth Hood Senior Service Award". Award nominations for this distinguished honor must be … Read more ›

A crowd gathered outside Arlington Park Racecourse at last year's Senior Celebration Day. Committee members expect a record crowd this year!
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Senior Celebration Day on May 9 Expects Record-Setting Attendance

By all indications, the 24th Annual Senior Celebration Day, scheduled on Wednesday, May 9, from 11:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., at Arlington Park Racecourse, is … Read more ›

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Hospitals, Community Agencies Working Together to Reduce Readmissions

AgeOptions and a group of community agencies and hospitals have been awarded funding by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for programs to … Read more ›

The Chicago Lighthouse Vision Rehabilitation Center in Glenview, 222 Waukegan Road. (Jeff Danna, Tribune reporter)

Chicago mainstay for visually impaired shines light on suburbs

A century-old Chicago institution for people with visual impairments has made Glenview its second home. The Chicago Lighthouse officially opened the doors of its first … Read more ›

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Public Input Sought on Programs and Services for Older Adults

Suburban Cook County residents are encouraged to take part in community forums and provide input for an area-wide plan for services for older adults. AgeOptions, … Read more ›

Dancers of Troupe Namaste and Namaste Roses together with their director, Jenny Hennek, fifth from right, will perform at the IG Prom show on April 14, 2012 at FVEC in Arlington Heights.
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Intergenerational Prom Features Arabian Theme, Middle Eastern Dances

This year’s Intergenerational Prom, scheduled on Saturday, April 14, will transport you to an experience that promises to be nothing short of an enchanting evening. … Read more ›

Board members from The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired and from North Suburban Healthcare Foundation
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Chicago Lighthouse Unveils New Comprehensive Vision Care Facility on North Shore

It has a state-of-the-art vision care clinic offering optometry, psychological counseling and occupational therapy services. It also provides a legal clinic and retail store offering … Read more ›