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We are pleased to announce that preparations are underway for the 7th annual Aging Well Month…Engaging, Learning and Serving.  During the month of May, which is also Older Americans Month, there will be a series of programs and events that are relevant, informative and helpful for older adults in our communities to age well.  These programs are hosted by community organizations and businesses with an interest in the health and well-being of older adults.  All programs are free of charge.

programLook for the calendar of events in your local newspaper on Thursday, April 18th or pick one up at Aging Care Connections, 111 W. Harris Ave, La Grange. 
Click here to view the Aging Well Month guide.

In addition to the outstanding programs and activities that will take place during Aging Well Month, we will also be honoring older adults who volunteer in our community through the Community GEMs (Going the Extra Mile) Volunteer Recognition Program. All nominees will be honored at a luncheon on May 1st at the La Grange Country Club.  Click here to view the photos from the AWM Kick-off & Community GEM luncheon.

We extend our thanks to the all-volunteer Aging Well Month Committee that is partnering with us to host this amazing month:

  • Coldwell Banker – La Grange – Joan Eicken
  • Home Helpers Home Care – Sheri Kupres
  • Home Instead Senior Care – Ashley Kryger
  • Independence-4-Seniors Home Care – Gaye Wagner
  • Interfaith Community Partners – Janet Garreau
  • North Riverside Library – Mary Cooper
  • Older adult volunteer – James Matthews
  • Plymouth Place Senior Living – Kathy Harris
  • Presence Bethlehem Woods Retirement Community – Mary Jester

If you are interested in presenting a program that is fun, free and informative for older adults, please  contact Alyson Scanlon at (708) 603-2259 or ascanlon@agingcareconnections.org.  Click here for program participant form.

We extend a since and heartfelt THANKS to the Generous Sponsors who have already committed
to sponsoring the Aging Well Month

Lead Supporter

Lyons township

Partner Sponsor

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meadowbrook logo
Plymouth Place Proviso mental health logo
riverside logo township of proviso


Advocate Sponsor

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comfort keepers Helping Hand logo
moraine court riverside mental health

 

Community Sponsor

Addus HomeCare

Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care

Clarity Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Oak Street Health - Bellwood

 

 

Appreciation Sponsor

BlueSky Home Care and Transportation

FNBC Bank & Trust

Home Instead Senior Care - La Grange

Interim HealthCare

Joan Eicken - Coldwell Banker - La Grange

Law Office of Debra Anthony, Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

Law Office of Eileen F. Fitzgerald

Oasis Senior Advisors

 

If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities please reach out to Linda Hussey, Aging Well Month Coordinator at (708) 603-2342 or lhussey@agingcareconnections.orgClick here for the Sponsorship Opportunities information.

 


Thank you for a fan-tastic 2018 Sports Ball Gala

Click here to read about the event.

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

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View all our 2018 SportsBall Sponsors

 


Aging Care Connections Awarded $965,000 Grant for National Expansion of Transitional Care Program

Aging Care Connections recently secured a $965,000 grant from The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to support the expansion and implementation of the Bridge Model of Transitional Care and AIMS (Ambulatory Integration of the Medical and Social) interventions to directly serve a significant population of low-income, vulnerable older adults in the Chicago metro area and nationally. The funding will support services to older adults and their caregivers by Aging Care Connections and our partners, Rush University Medical Center, Jewish Social Service Agency in Montgomery County, Maryland, and Kenneth Young Center in Illinois.

Aging Care Connections and Rush are leaders in Chicago and across the nation in implementing evidence-based, social work-led care models to support vulnerable older adults and their families. By supporting older adults and caregivers throughout the continuum of care—at hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, primary care offices, and their homes—we are able to utilize the “medical home” concept. The Bridge Model, developed by Rush and Aging Care Connections, is an interdisciplinary person-centered care intervention that supports older adults to ensure a safe and healthy transition from the hospital back to their homes and communities. Bridge is the only recognized dementia-friendly evidence-based transitional care model.

To learn more, click here to read the press release.




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