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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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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.
Downers Grove Township
Senior Services Coordinator
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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 […]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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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 →
Register Today for AARP Safe Drive Course for Seniors!!
When: Saturday, March 3rd 8am-5pm (lunch will be provided)
Where: Downers Grove Township, 4340 Prince Street, Downers Grove IL
Register: call Cathy Rager Senior Services Coordinator 630-719-6686 or Joan Nichols 630-719-6685
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One of the greatest pleasures of working within the Township community has been the incredible opportunity to teach and engage youth with important life skills information at an early age, watch them grow and begin to utilize these skills more fully. Additionally, role playing and guiding our students through drug refusal skills, in this day […]Continue Reading →
Hot, Hot, Hot was the 90-degree weather on Saturday, September 23rd. It may have slowed down Township seniors, but did not keep them away from the Annual Car Care Clinic at the Westmont Fire Department. Over 40 cars were brought to the event for a safety inspection!
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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 […]Continue Reading →
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. […]Continue Reading →
4340 Prince Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Main (630) 719-6600
Mon - Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm