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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  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

cantata logo Independance for Living
meadowbrook logo
Plymouth Place Proviso mental health logo
riverside logo township of proviso

Advocate Sponsor

amita logo
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.




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