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Caring for our skin as we age and how to detect and treat skin cancer are discussed on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older adults.
Our skin changes with age. It becomes thinner, drier and more wrinkled. We also get age spots and moles. It is a mistake to dismiss [...]Continue Reading →
Protecting Your Home
• Always make your home appear that someone is home.
• Use timers on interior lighting.
• Use motion sensors on exterior lighting.
• Have your driveway clear of snow.
• Pick up your newspaper and mail as soon as possible.
• If you are going [...]
Slippery sliders are being caught on camera all across the
US. Sometimes the perpetrator is caught red-handed,
but most of the time the victim has no idea until it’s too
late. This may soon spread to your neighborhood.
When you unlock your car with the key fob, don’t push the
What is the Peer Jury Program?
It is a program built on the principles of Balanced and Restorative Justice (BARJ). It is designed to provide a meaningful and remedial method of dealing with selected juvenile (under age 17) offenders without reference to the Juvenile Court. It does not determine guilt or innocence. [...]Continue Reading →
$3000 in Groceries Makes Great “Phishing” Bait
A local elderly person recently received a call from a company that was offering $3,000 in grocery certificates and a free medical ID bracelet. The company sounded legitimate and very similar to a non-profit agency that helps seniors. This is likely a “phishing” scam (pronounced “fishing”) where someone [...]Continue Reading →
The Downers Grove Township Peer Led Life Skills Program is excited to return for another school year at Westview Hills Middle School. Over the summer new teachers were admitted to the program including 12 Westview Hills Alumni.
A few weeks ago, the Downers Grove Township Peer Led Life Skills teachers taught the 7th and [...]Continue Reading →
Driver safety and classes that help older drivers refresh their driving skills, are discussed on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older adults.
Driving is a skill that should be reviewed frequently especially as we get older. Older adults are generally safe and good drivers. However certain medical conditions, medications, and age-related [...]Continue Reading →
Medicare fraud is not new. Scammers are constantly developing new methods to manipulate the system. Scammers prey on seniors’ uncertainty concerning Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). One common thread in today’s Medicare fraud schemes is incorporating Medicare with the ACA. Below are three common Medicare fraud schemes:
1. New federal health insurance card: [...]Continue Reading →
Summer is fading, the leaves are turning and Fall begins! With the start of school comes the excitement of old & new friendships, sport & club activities, homecoming & holidays, homework & achievement, social gatherings & college visits…new hopes and dreams!
The Human Services staff at the Township of Downers Grove has busily prepared for [...]Continue Reading →
Electricity Aggregation Program
Freedom of Information Request
Financial Audit 2013
Annual Treasurer's Report 2013
Township Budget 13-14
Highway Budget 13-14
Board Meeting Schedule 2013
Holiday Schedule 2013
Board Meeting Schedule 2014
Holiday Schedule 2014