Recently, an Illinois resident received a letter titled “Medicare Information Update” that asked for his and his spouse’s date of birth and phone number. The letter said: “As of January 1st, Medicare has made changes that affect you and your health care expenses… meaning that you must pay even more towards your own health care.” [...]

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Making informed decisions about the best type of medical insurance can be an overwhelming experience for older persons who must choose from a great number of policies and options.

The State of Illinois has a program that provides free and unbiased counseling services for Medicare beneficiaries and their families. The program, called Senior Health Insurance [...]

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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: July 10th, 2014

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The following agenda was added to the website.
Agenda – 07/10/2014

Click here to see a listing of all the Board Meeting agendas and minutes.

Laura Hois
Township Clerk
Phone: (630) 719-6613
Fax: (630) 719-6608

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The safety of older persons in their homes should be of primary importance. A discussion on how to reduce the risk of falling and how to prevent a fire is presented on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older persons.

Both falls and fires can be devastating. As we grow older, our [...]

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Our offices will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July on Friday, July 4th, 2014.

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It is a sad fact the many older adults are at risk of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation by family members and others close to them. Elder abuse takes many forms, occurring across every social, economic and culture strata. In most cases victims are subjected to more than one type of ?mistreatment. Usually these abuses [...]

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Notice of Special Township Board Meeting

Legal Notice is given that a Special Downers Grove Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: June 26, 2014
Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515
When: 7:00 p.m.
Purpose: as stated in the Agenda for [...]

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Keeping You Informed

The following is a May 2014 update on the Downers Grove Township Electric Aggregation Program for unincorporated area residents and small business owners participating in the program.

ComEd has raised its rate to 7.5 (.075) effective on May 9, 2014. So your current rate of 5.92 (.0592) which applies until December [...]

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Constituent Advocates from my office will be at the Downers Grove Township Supervisor’s Office to assist my constituents with federal issues.

When: Friday, June 20, 2014
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Downers Grove Township, 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove IL 60515

Some examples of issues my office may assist with include:

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Klein, Hall and Associates, LLC have completed their audit of Downers Grove Township financial statements as of February 28, 2014.

To view the report, click the link below.
Downers Grove Township Audited Financial Statements – February 28, 2014

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Click the link to view the Annual Treasurer’s Report for 2014.

Laura Hois
Town Clerk
Phone: (630) 719-6613

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Life Skill Program: Reaching farther than most know.

The Township’s youth education program, entitled “Life Skills” has successfully completed another school year. Julie Waterman and Jason Shiliga, the youth educators at the Township, visited 21 schools in the past school year and taught classes to over 3,400 students in the Township.

Our program is designed [...]

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The Township Board Meeting will be held at the Township office, as follows:

Date: June 5th, 2014

Where: Meeting Room – 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove, IL

When: 7:30 pm

View and download the meeting agenda.

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The U.S. Postal Inspection Service recently announced a scam where someone posing as the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is contacting consumers via email or phone to get personal information. The scammer says that you have a package that has been intercepted or attempted delivery, and they need your information to make a delivery.

But [...]

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Senior Health Insurance Program (S.H.I.P) – The Vintage Times

Deciding what type of health insurance is right for us can be overwhelming and confusing. Illinois has a program that helps Medicare beneficiaries make educated decisions about their health insurance. The program, called Senior Health Insurance Program (S.H.I.P), is discussed on the Vintage Times, a local [...]

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The following agenda was added to the website.
Agenda – 06/05/2014

Click here to see a listing of all the Board Meeting agendas and minutes.

Laura Hois
Township Clerk
Phone: (630) 719-6613
Fax: (630) 719-6608

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Assistive technology is a tool or a service that can help an older person or a person with a disability, perform activities that might otherwise be difficult, or not possible. For many older persons, assistive technology can help them lead more independent lives. For others assistive technology is critical to performing simple daily activities. Below [...]

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Our offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 26th, 2014.

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Many older people continue to pursue activities they have always enjoyed, but they may also want to acquire new skills and meet new people. Activities and programs available to older adults in our community are discussed on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for senior citizens.

Four guests, representing local public libraries [...]

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