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Merri Dee

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Aging Care Connections'
43rd Annual Luncheon

Aging Care Connections' 43rd Annual Luncheonwill be held on Thursday, October 16 at 11:30 am at Ruth Lake Country Club, Hinsdale. Please join us for a wonderful afternoon including the presentation of the annual Community Service Award and a keynote presentation by Merri Dee, philanthropist and former broadcast journalist who currently serves as the President of the Illinois chapter of the AARP.

Merri Dee is a celebrated motivational and inspirational speaker, a highly popular panelist, moderator and master of ceremonies, a life-changing career coach, a successful fundraising strategist, and a fierce advocate for violence prevention. In her recent memoir, Life Lessons on Faith, Forgiveness & Grace, she inspires individuals to rise above challenges and seize control of their destinies.

Luncheon tickets are available for $45 and may be reserved by contacting Niki Chibucos, Director of Development and Public Relations, at 708-354-1323, extension 226, or via e-mail at

News for You!

Aging Care Connections has expanded its Caregiver Support programming.
If you are a grandparent raising grandchildren, please click below to see an expanded schedule of support group meetings to be held in Melrose Park and Summit. Registration may be completed by calling Aging Care Connections, 708-354-1323. Meetings are free of charge.
Grandparents and Others Raising Grandchildren Support Groups 2014 Schedule

In addition, support groups for caregivers of older adults has an expanded schedule. Please click below to view the schedule. Registration may be completed by calling Aging Care Connections, 708-354-1323. Meetings are free of charge. Caregivers of Older Adults Support Groups 2014 Schedule

Clergy Breakfast

On February 28, Aging Care Connections hosted an informational coffee for clergy leaders in our service area. The purpose of this meeting was to inform church leaders about the often critically-­-needed services our organization offers to seniors and their families. Partnership among community organizations is the best way to ensure that residents learn and take advantage of the helpful programs available to provide a safety net in times of crisis.

clergy photoBoard member Anne Shannon greets Danny Enright, La Grange Bible Church, and Lee Benisek, First Presbyterian Church of La Grange.

clergy photoDirector of Philanthropy and External Affairs Beth VanDeWoestyne and Board member Saranne Milano welcome Rev. Robert G. Casey of St. Barbara Parish, Brookfield, to the Clergy Breakfast.

clergy breakfastPastor Said Ailabouni of Grace Lutheran Church, La Grange, and Rev. Dr. Rich Kirchherr, First Congregational Church of Western Springs, chat with Board member Catherine McCrory at the Breakfast.

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