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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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Dial-A-Ride Contract with PACE Renewed for 2019

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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In Case You Missed Viewing our “VINTAGE TIMES” Senior Topics Series on DGTV Channel 6

April – Adult Day Care Gloria Dei Church
(Susan Neustrom)

May – Senior Scams & Frauds Part 1
(Robert Petranek)

July – Senior Scams & Frauds Part 2
(Robert Petranek & Thomas Brady)

August […]

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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 […]

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Senior CarFit & Safety Clinic

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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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SALT/SAC Board Meeting Change

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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!

Cathy Rager
Senior Services Coordinator
Downers Grove Township
Phone: 630-719-6686
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