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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 ›

Mary Louise Stefanic (left), an 80-year-old yoga instructor whose face graces the cover of this year's Celebrating Seniors resource guide and poster, is joined by Roz Varon of ABC7 and Celebrating Seniors founder Jim Flanagan. (Inside Edge PR photo)
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ABC 7's Roz Varon: Time to Re-Define Retirement & Ditch Senior Stereotypes

More than 60 people gathered recently at Concordia University in River Forest to hear ABC 7’s Roz Varon address an age-old topic: what it means … Read more ›

"Explore Turkey" on May 24, 2012
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Celebrating Seniors Week events at Oak Park Public Library May 22 through May 25

Seniors can discover the latest research findings on brain health on May 22 and hear about adventure travel on May 24 from an Oak Park … Read more ›

Members of the Celebrating Seniors Coalition during last year's closing ceremony at Holley Court Terrace.
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In Oak Park, River Forest & Forest Park: 2nd Annual `Celebrating Seniors' Week Begins May 18th

Now in its second year, Celebrating Seniors is like the promising infant who has made the astonishing transformation into a precocious toddler. Last May, the … 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 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 ›

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Options Counseling: A Place to Start for Older Adults Making Long-Term Plans

Older adults and their families often don’t know where to start or the options available to them when making plans for the future. AgeOptions now … Read more ›

Jim Flanagan of Bentron Financial Group is holding a free educational session on March 15 at River Forest Public Library.
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`Social Security: More Than Meets the Eye’ Comes March 15 to River Forest Public Library

Type “social security” into Google and more than 1.3 billion entries materialize in one-sixth of a second. That’s not an attempt at humorous hyperbole—it’s literally … Read more ›

A participant  listens to Sue Dziewior of Hospice of Illinois explain how caregivers can recognize signs of stress and employ techniques to reduce frustration when caring for elderly family members, particularly those with dementia. The seminar for caregivers was held Sunday, February 26th at Catholic Charities’ Accolade Adult Day Services, 112 S. Humphrey, Oak Park. For more information about Accolade, please call:  (708) 445-1300.
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Caregivers Support One Another at Accolade Adult Day Care

On Sunday, February 26th, 10 adult caregivers gathered with their loved ones at Catholic Charities’ Accolade Adult Day Services center in Oak Park for a … Read more ›

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RSVP offers tax counseling for the elderly

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties will offer Internal Revenue Service’s Tax Counseling for the Elderly … Read more ›