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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 ›

Members of area veterans groups plan out a May ceremony for Korean War vets Monday. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Korean War vets sought out for May 27 ceremony

Veterans who served in the Korean War are being asked to participate in a ceremony to honor them on May 27 in Orland Park. Several … Read more ›

Nest Egg for Retirement
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Social Security's Egg Hunt for You

Eggs have long been a symbol of new life in the spring. In America, the Easter egg hunt finds its roots in the 1700s when … 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 ›

LTC Robert Ruffolo talks to area veterans' groups officials Monday about a ceremony in May. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Plans to give ‘appropriate thank you’ to area Korean War vets in the works

Plans are in the works for various south suburban veterans groups to honor Korean War veterans in a May ceremony in Orland Park. Lt. Col. … Read more ›

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Taste of Victorian Village – Free Community Event

The Victorian Village, a senior facility offering assisted and retirement living services, is hosting a FREE in-house taste testing event on March 15, 2:00-4:00pm. The … Read more ›

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Medicare Part B Deadline Approaching

If you didn’t sign up for Medicare Part B medical insurance when you first became eligible for Medicare, you now have an opportunity to apply … Read more ›

Palos Park residents Rebecca Sweeney, 10, and Julia Krol, 10, get ready to perform in a Variety Show for residents of Alden Estates of Orland Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. All of the girls in Girl Scout Troop 467 had a special role to play in the show, which included singing, dancing and musical performances on the piano and flute.
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Seniors Enjoy Girl Scout Visit

Individuals staying at of Alden Estates of Orland Park Rehabilitation and Health Care Center for short-term rehab recently enjoyed the company of 12 girl scouts. … 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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Santa Visits Alden Rehab Center

Two hundred short-term rehabilitation patients along with their families celebrated the holidays at the 9th Annual Breakfast with Santa at Alden Estates of Orland Park … Read more ›