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Help in locating resources for older persons and their is discussed on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older persons.

As we age many of us discover that we need to make certain changes in our current lifestyle, such as changing our housing arrangement, plan our future finances, take care of legal […]

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What kind of medical care would you want to receive if you were too ill or hurt to express your wishes? Advance directives are legal documents that allow you to express how you want medical decisions made in the future should you not be able to make them yourself. Advance Directives go into effect only […]

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You may have heard that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be issuing new Medicare cards and wondered when you will be getting yours. The short answer is – not for a while. But scammers are not waiting to take advantage of any confusion about the new Medicare cards. Here are the […]

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The Senior Citizens Advisory Committee of Downers Grove Township is looking for new members to join the team. The Committee consists of nine township residents who serve as the “eyes and ears” of our township. They are the creative force proposing programs to promote the self-sufficiency, independence and wellbeing of older residents in our township. […]

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Services for Senior Citizens offered by DuPage County are discussed on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older persons. This program reviews services such as in-home help, counseling, help for caregivers, help in case of elder abuse, housing issues and more. “DuPage County Senior Services provides a variety of services and benefits […]

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Scam Call Red Flags

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If you EVER get a call from someone asking you to pay for back taxes (IRS), bail money, debts, utility bills or cable bills with an Amazon gift cards, an iTunes gift card, PayPal, or reloadable cards like Money-Pak, Reloadit, Vanilla, or by money transfers through services like Western Union or MoneyGram…think twice…this is a […]

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New and “Smart” technologies, such as “Smart” Grids, “Smart” Meters & “Smart” Switches are discussed on the Vintage Times, a local cable television program for older persons.

According to Commonwealth Edison, area residents will have the opportunity to conserve electricity and save money with new and “Smart” equipment that is being installed on the outside […]

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Sheriff Zaruba warns area residents about an increase in the theft of packages from homes during the holiday season. Thieves often follow delivery vehicles and frequent residential areas during the day while many people are at work. To help combat this problem, the Sheriff offers the following tips:
• Ask for a tracking number […]

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

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During the winter months, ice, snow and cold temperatures can make life challenging. Cold weather, slippery roads and icy sidewalks can cause falls, injuries and illness — especially for seniors. To prepare for winter safety please take the following precautions:

Avoid Slipping on Ice – ?Icy, snowy roads and sidewalks make it easy to slip […]

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