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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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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 ›

Bonnie Campbell and Bernie Friedman enjoying their Monday New Yorker class at LLI
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Lifelong Learning Institute at National Lewis University Announces 10 Week Spring Classes

With 300+ members and still growing, it’s a great time to join The Lifelong Learning Institute at National Louis University’s Skokie Campus.Economic Policy & Decisions … Read more ›

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Public Input Sought in Planning 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 ›

Adrienne Lieberman is back to her daily two-mile walk around Evanston's lakefront path thanks to rehab at Alden Estates of Skokie following hip surgery.
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Rehab Helps Evanston Resident Get Back on Track

Adrienne Lieberman of Evanston was asked twice by a physical therapist at Glenbrook Hospital if she was sure she wanted to go to a rehabilitation … 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 ›

From the community

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 ›

Alden President Floyd A. Schlossberg (third from left) and St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy President Jack H. Albert, Jr. (far left) join members of SJNMA’s champion Silver Rifles Drill Team following an exhibition held in Schlossberg’s honor.
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Morton Grove Resident Honored by Alma Mater

Alden President and Morton Grove Resident Floyd A. Schlossberg was recognized for a lifetime of service and commitment to his alma mater, St. John’s Northwestern … 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 ›