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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 ›

‘Grandparent scam’ claims 4th elderly victim, who was duped out of $4,800

An elderly Gurnee man duped out of thousands of dollars is the fourth victim since January of the so-called “grandparent scam,” in which someone posing … Read more ›

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Basic Rules for Communicating

Communication means exchanging information with others. We exchange information about feelings, opinions, and facts. People can tell if a friend is feeling sad or in … Read more › 1 comment

Unlicensed Gurnee seniors home has 3 months to secure permit

An assisted living facility in a residential subdivision in Gurnee has 60 days to secure a building permit so the house will comply with village … Read more ›

Mayor Leon Rockingham, Jr., City of North Chicago greets guests at the 26th Annual North Chicago Senior Breakfast
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North Chicago celebrates seniors

NORTH CHICAGO, Illinois (December 22, 2011) – North Chicago seniors gathered for the 26th Annual North Chicago Senior Citizens Breakfast on Thursday, December 15 at … Read more ›

$20.3M assisted living facility in Gurnee breaks ground

The News-Sun reports: The new, $20.3 million assisted living community that broke ground Thursday will house 105 residents and create 45 to 50 full-time jobs, … Read more ›

UPDATE: County Board agrees to turn management of Winchester House over to private firm

The Lake County Board this week agreed to turn over management of its residence for seniors to a private company. The draft contract with Minnesota-based … Read more ›

Sheriff reports an uptick in scammers victimizing senior citizens

Scammers have been victimizing more elderly people recently in Lake County, officials say. Burlgars offer services in order to gain entry and steal from homeowners, … Read more ›

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The Hoarding Dilemma: When and How to Help

By Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NCGPresident, Lifecare Innovations, Inc. National Certified GuardianAndMartha M. KernDirector, Lifecare Home Solutions, Inc. The problem of hoarding has recently garnered … Read more ›

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Funeral Planning

Certainly not at the top of most party conversational topics, yet planning for someone's (even your own) funeral is a certainty – as they say, … Read more ›