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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 ›

A crowd gathered outside Arlington Park Racecourse at Senior Celebration Day last year. Committee members are expecting 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 ›

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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 be performing 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 ›

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Closing the Hospital Revolving Door

Returning home from a hospital stay can result in unexpected challenges for many older adults, and as a result taxpayers are spending billions of dollars … Read more ›

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Legislators, Agency Leaders to Discuss Issues Concerning Older Adults

State legislators and leaders of community-based senior services agencies will meet to discuss issues of importance to older residents of suburban Cook County, their caregivers … Read more ›

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Home for the Holidays: Time for a Reality Check

Whether you’re going across town or across the country, holiday visits to parents and older relatives are a perfect opportunity to assess how they’re doing. … Read more ›

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AgeOptions Program Helps Older Adults Regain Financial Footing

Consequences of the economic downturn can be devastating for older adults. Those who have medical issues may be unable to afford to see their doctor … Read more ›

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People With Medicare Part D Prescription Plans Can Make Changes Earler This Year

The annual Medicare Part D Open Enrollment period starts and ends earlier this year. It will be from October 15 to December 7. Open Enrollment … Read more ›