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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 ›

83-year-old Jim Boyette flies off the dock
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Jim Boyette, Still Competing

"Do you want some help with your wetsuit?" I asked Jim Boyette. He was standing at the starting dock, getting ready to compete at the … Read more ›

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When a Caregiver Poses a Risk to Your Family

Envision this scenario: Your parents live at home with a private caregiver they have employed for some time. The family issues paychecks to the caregiver … Read more ›

Plainfield Township officials are researching the best way to add on to the current building on Lockport Street. (Michelle Manchir/Tribune)

Plans to expand township office to add space for seniors move forward

A project to expand Plainfield township offices so they can accommodate senior recreation programs  is one step closer to breaking ground. At last week’s boar … Read more ›

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Medicare Supplemental Plans – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Turning 65 – Medicare Supplemental Plans PresentationBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois will present a free program on Medicare Parts A and B and … Read more ›

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to welcome the new Shorewood Horizon Senior Living Community. Left to right, Floyd A. Schlossberg, president of Alden, Larry Walsh, Will County Executive, Rick Chapman, mayor of Shorewood, Linda Fulkerson, senior vice president of The Richman Group, Randi Schullo, president of Alden Realty Services, Joan Carl, president of The Alden Foundation, Beth Demes, executive director of The Alden Foundation, Joseph D. Baltz, supervisor of Troy Township, and William Malleris (seated), member of the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
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Mayor Welcomes New Shorewood Horizon Senior Community

Shorewood Mayor Rick Chapman, Chamber of Commerce members and special guests attended an invitation-only ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new … Read more ›

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Military Retiree Benefit Seminar

The 416th ENCOM Association, an organization of former members of the 416th Engineer Command, a US Amy Reserve unit located in Darien, IL, is sponsoring … Read more ›

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Free programs to support chronic disease self management

If you suffer from a chronic disease and share the belief that misery loves company, you may be comforted in knowing that you have something … Read more ›

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Vegas Night Prom for Seniors at the Timbers

All senior citizens are invited to the 7th Annual Seniors’ Senior Prom titled, “Vegas Night,” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 24, at The … Read more ›

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Providence Catholic Men's Club to host annual "Celtic Chip-In" Golf Outing Scramble

(New Lenox) – Providence Catholic High School’s Men’s Club will host their annual “Celtic Chip-In” Golf Outing Scramble on Saturday, May 21, 2011 (1 p.m. … Read more ›