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Mark your calendars to come out and support Friends For Downers Grove Township Seniors, dedicated to supporting Township social services!

Here’s the link to donate! https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=ZWbK_PZQLHuy4XV8hZgXYdCBC5SLTePXi38ysVy1jMm6NB9Ree4ySGiBpKTH5FEyEEyDHW&country.x=US&locale.x=US

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It’s that time of year again! Saturday, September 28th, from 8am to 10:30am, at the Westmont Fire Department, 6015 South Cass Avenue, Westmont, the annual Senior Car Care Checkup Clinic is fast approaching. NO registration is required.

Bring in your car for a multipoint safety inspection and an AARP approved CarFit inspection and adjustment. Volunteer […]

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Please call to REGISTER now! On Thursday September 19th, from 11am to 1pm, please join us for the 5th Topic in our Senior Survival Series! Find out what you can do for yourself or a loved one in regards to aiding your hearing on a day-to-day basis. Bring home some valuable information.

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FFDGTS is a tax deductible 501(c)3 that supports Downers Grove Township Senior Services.

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The Downers Grove Lions Club, dedicated to advocacy for vision, is having a Reception & Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Thursday, June 13th at the Downers Grove Wine Shop at 6PM. The location is at 1202 75th Street Downers Grove. The admission price is $25 per person and entitles guests to assorted hors d’ oeuvres, fine […]

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It’s time to register for the 4th segment in our popular series! Thursday, June 13 from 11-1PM. The Township meeting room- 4340 Prince Street Downers Grove. A FREE lunch will be provided.  This is the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. Come listen to our very special guest speaker, NASA volunteer ambassador Jim […]

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Calling all Seniors and Older Adults! This is your chance to learn about the many services that are available to you in your local area. Westmont Park District Community Center is hosting this interactive event on Friday, May 3rd from 8:30am until noon. In addition to gathering information on local resources, there will be […]

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Mainstreet Senior Expo!

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Mainstream Organization of Realtors, The Community House, Township of Downers Grove and Friends for Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS) are hosting this one-of-a-kind event on Tuesday, May 21st from 9am-1pm at The Community House in Hinsdale. There will be three educational seminars along with many vendors (including not-for-profits & local businesses). Information and resources […]

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File of Life Saves Lives

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A File of Life kit contains a standardized medical information card in a magnetic pouch which is designed to be placed on the front of a refrigerator. There is also a smaller card and pouch to be carried in a purse or wallet. These cards will help police and emergency response teams have instant […]

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Please join us for the 3rd installment in our popular Senior Survival “Lunch & Learn” series. Put Thursday, May 16th on your calendar from 11:00am – 1:00pm. A FREE lunch is provided. You must call to register since space is limited. Please contact Cathy Rager cathy.rager@dgtownship.com or Susan Mistretta susan.mistretta@dgtownship.com or call 630-719-6670.

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Dial-A-Ride is a limited, curb-to-curb, shared-ride service for Downers Grove Township residents who are 65 and over, and for qualified persons with disabilities of any age. Riders with disabilities, who are UNDER 65, must have an RTA/ADA card.

In order to ride Dial-A-Ride, you must be a permanent resident of Downers Grove Township. Motels, hotels, […]

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Moving to the Future

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In 2018 DG Township Supervisor Mark Thoman worked with the Village of Downers Grove to align Township properties in Downers Grove with the Village Zoning Ordinance. Supervisor Thoman petitioned for all parcels to be consolidated and rezoned to a single INP-1 — small institutional — parcel. Downers Grove Township does not have the built-out space […]

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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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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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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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