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The Township is pleased to continue providing Dial-A-Ride for 2019. Dial-A-Ride is a curb-to-curb shared ride service for Downers Grove Township residents who are 65 and over. It is also a service for qualified persons with disabilities of any age. In order to ride Dial-A-Ride […]Continue Reading →
On a crisp evening in early October, local community members, senior-related agencies, businesses, independent and assisted living residences, township staff and local officials came together to support township senior services such as the Dial-A-Ride program, while honoring an exceptional senior, Floyd Mizener.
Aspired Living of Westmont kindly hosted Oktoberfest on October 4th with delicious hors […]Continue Reading →
Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15th – December 7th, 2015. This is a good time to review co-pays, premiums, deductibles and medication tiers within your Part D plan. Or, switch to another plan that is better suited to your current needs.
You do not have to change your plan but it is recommended to check […]Continue Reading →
“I’ve been attending since the Car Care Clinic began and will continue to come back every year.”
September 29 turned out to be a great day for the Senior Car Care Clinic hosted by the Westmont Fire Department and Lynn Dralle. The event is sponsored by the Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) and […]Continue Reading →
Please join Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) on Thursday, October 4th from 5-7pm at Aspired Living of Westmont to support transportation services and communication outreach for all Township Seniors!
FFDGTS has already helped the Township achieve a 40% reduction for their Dial-A-Ride (DAR) Services (contracted through PACE) that run M-F from 8-4 […]Continue Reading →
It’s back!!! 4th Annual Senior CarFit & Safety Clinic: Saturday, September 29th, 8-11am at the Westmont Fire Station (6015 S. Cass Ave. Westmont). The Car Care Clinic is hosted by the Downers Grove Township Senior Advisory Committee (SAC), Seniors and Lawmen Together (SALT), Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS), volunteer mechanics and volunteer staff.
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Notice of Meeting Change
The Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) and combined SALT meeting for Monday, September 17th has changed. The new date is Monday, September 10, 2018 from 1:30-2:30pm. The public is welcome to attend and observe. Thank-you!
Senior Services Coordinator
Downers Grove Township
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The Township Supervisor strongly encourages eligible seniors/disabled to make an appointment with appropriate township staff for help with the Benefit Access Application. Walk-ins are accepted if staff is available at that time, but not guaranteed. Residents can call ahead to determine if staff is available, however, making an appointment will ensure that residents receive assistance […]Continue Reading →
Contact Information Correction to the Banner News Senior Citizens Newsletter: The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP): 630-407-6500 press 2 Federal Marketplace Health Insurance or Medicaid: 630-407-6500 press 2 Both are through the Dupage County Health Department in Wheaton
Please take a look at this comprehensive informational booklet that gives you great information […]Continue Reading →
Senior Scams and Fraud! Watch this important interview online now!
The Vintage Times television program on DGTV Channel 6, hosts topics of interest for older adults and residents. This month you can watch Part I of our 2-part series on Senior Scams and Fraud. Local businessman, Robert Petranek, is our first guest. Robert has […]
FFDFTS is holding its monthly fundraiser at Culver’s on Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove on Thursday, May 24th from 5-8pm. Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) which is dedicated to supporting Township senior services through information, referral services and collaborative programs, will receive 10% of the sales within that time period. Come for dinner […]Continue Reading →
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Downers Grove, IL 60515
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