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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 ›

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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May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of senior citizens nationwide. Commemorated annually since 1963, this year’s … 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 ›

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 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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Loneliness Harms Health: Love and Companionship Result in a Healthier and Longer Life

February is the month of love, but dark chocolate isn’t the only sweet gift that is good for the heart – building strong relationships plays … Read more ›