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As people get older, health issues may make it more difficult to independently live at home. Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older persons, presents a discussion about services to help older persons to make important decisions about staying in their homes or moving to a new home.
Mardy Chizek, an elder-care navigator [...]Continue Reading →
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Many people complain about receiving too much unsolicited mail and emails as well as too many telemarketing calls. According the Illinois Attorney General it is possible to reduce the number of unsolicited phone calls mailings, and emails.
Reducing Unsolicited Mail
You can reduce the amount of unsolicited mail you receive by [...]
This summer, Downers Grove Township chose 46 high school aged leaders to be our next 2014-2015 Peer Led Program Teachers. Downers Grove Township’s Peer Led Life Skills Program offers a great opportunity for local students from all five high schools within the township to become positive role models in our community. These leaders who [...]Continue Reading →
Many people ask why the ID number on their Medicare card is identical to their Social Security number (SSN). The Medicare ID is more than an identifier. It’s proof of insurance. Beneficiaries need to show their Medicare card at the doctor’s office and the hospital on their first visit in order to have Medicare pay [...]Continue Reading →
Medicare beneficiaries often ask what Medicare covers, what it doesn’t cover, and what they need to know about their health insurance. An explanation of what Medicare covers in 2014 is presented on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older persons.
“It is important for beneficiaries to understand the different parts of Medicare, [...]Continue Reading →
Board Approves Resolution to submit Referendum Question to Unincorporated Area Voters at General Election on November 4, 2014.
At its July 10, 2014 Board Meeting, Downers Grove Township passed a resolution to place the following question on the ballot this November:
Shall Downers Grove Township be authorized to contract, administer or [...]Continue Reading →
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.” [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
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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 [...]Continue Reading →
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