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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 ›

A crowd gathered outside Arlington Park Racecourse at Senior Celebration Day last year. Committee members expect a record in attendance 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 ›

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 ›

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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 ›

From the community

New Guide Helps Boomers Transition to Medicare

AgeOptions and the Medicare Rights Center announce the release of “How Medicare Works With Employer-Based Insurance: A Guide for Employers, Professionals and Consumers.” The toolkit … Read more ›

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Home for the Holidays: Time for a Reality Check

Whether you’re going across town or across the country, holiday visits to parents and older relatives are a perfect opportunity to assess how they’re doing. … Read more ›