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The 2nd installment in Downers Grove Township’s Senior Survival Series “Spring Cleaning” brought local residents out to get information on 2 special topics: Estate Planning and Health & Wellness. It’s never too soon to start thinking about the future and how we can prepare to get there… whether for ourselves or a loved one!

Eileen […]

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Once a year Downers Grove Township and AARP host an eight-hour class on driving and vehicle safety, targeting drivers over 50 years of age (although any age can attend). Upon class completion, students receive a certificate for an insurance discount (discounts may vary, but are mandated under state law).

The Smart Driver Class is also […]

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AARP Smart Driver Course (One Day!)
Saturday, March 9, 2019 8-5PM 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove

Every year the Township of Downers Grove sponsors the AARP Smart Driver Course for residents aged 55 & older. This is a great opportunity designed especially for adults who work during the week, however, anyone can attend! DG […]

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Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC)  and Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) are sponsoring the next installment in our popular Senior Survival “Lunch & Learn” Series. The first seminar was well attended providing timely and important information about Senior Scams and Fraud, as well as, Medicare for 2019. Questions were welcome, and […]

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Looking For Something to Do? People’s Resource Center in Westmont is hosting some inspiring fun activities on the first Friday of each month beginning Thursday, March 14th from 10-12noon. The first one involves art… and you do NOT need any special talents to attend! These are DROP-IN events with no reservation required. Come join the […]

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Local Job Fair

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People’s Resource Center is hosting it’s 4th Annual Career Fair on Thursday, March 14th from 9am until 12 noon. This is a great opportunity for job seekers! PRC will even provide interview clothing from their Clothes Closet. Click on flyer for larger image.

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AARP Smart Driver Course (One Day!)
Saturday, March 9, 2019 8-5PM 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove

Every year the Township of Downers Grove sponsors the AARP Smart Driver Course for residents aged 55 & older. This is a great opportunity designed especially for adults who work during the week, however, anyone can attend! DG […]

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City Barbecue will give 25% of the proceeds for attending participants (bring a flyer) to Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) to support Senior programming and activities. Come out THIS Friday, February 1st between the hours of 10:30am -10:30pm and let them know, with your flyer, that it’s for FFDGTS!  

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Senior Survival Series

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Are you an older adult looking for vital information on Medicare, Senior Scams, Safety, Housing, Transportation and More? If so, join our safari into the unknown with the Township “Senior Survival Series.” This lunch & learn series (we provide a free lunch) will cover topics of extreme interest and benefit to seniors 55 and older. […]

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Stay Warm!

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Stay warm in cold weather. These are the winter 2019 Warming Centers located within Downers Grove Township. A warming center is a short-term emergency shelter that operates when temperatures or a combination of precipitation, wind chill, wind and temperature become dangerously inclement. Their paramount purpose is the prevention of death and injury from exposure to […]

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People’s Resource Center (PRC) has just launched a series of 8 Job Assistance Workshops at Downers Grove Public Library. The workshop will help residents of any age understand resume writing in our “tech” age, phone interviewing, salary negotiation, multi-generational communication and job searching. Additionally, the Westmont location has a variety of computer classes for all […]

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AARP Smart Driver Course (One Day!)
Saturday, March 9, 2019 8-5PM 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove

Every year the Township of Downers Grove sponsors the AARP Smart Driver Course for residents aged 55 & older. This is a great opportunity designed especially for adults who work during the week, however, anyone can attend! DG […]

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Support Our Seniors!

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Check out City Barbecue on Ogden! They will donate 25% of the proceeds from those attending AND presenting this flyer when they purchase food. It’s simple! Come out to support us on Friday, February 1st between 10am and 1pm. Sponsored by Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) to support township senior programming and activities.

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Watch DG Channel 6 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99 – Wednesdays at 6pm and Thursdays at 9pm
Also – Comcast Public Access Channel 19 – Thursdays at 6pm

Contact our township office for a DVD copy of the programs or contact your local libraries.

Cathy Rager
Downers Grove Township
Senior Services Coordinator
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Update! Vintage Times Senior Topics

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Take a moment to check out these great topics of interest for adults 55 and older. If you have questions on housing, need information on senior property tax exemptions, assistance with your utilities or help with low vision issues, you’ll discover useful timely information within these half hour segments.

Senior Housing 101 Part 2 […]

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