senior citizens

Governor's Race
9:39 am
Wed August 13, 2014

AARP Poll: Rauner Has Edge Over Quinn Among Senior Voters

Statistics from AARP Illinois' survey.

Originally published on Tue August 12, 2014 3:21 am

  The debate over state retiree pensions has been a consistent backdrop for the Illinois gubernatorial election, bringing older voters to the forefront of many debates. It's this senior voting bloc that could make all the difference this election.

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Senior Citizen's Care
2:11 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Memory Care Facility Coming to Hancock County

Maple Grove Memory Care will be built across the street from Hancock County's Hickory Grove Supportive Living Facility (pictured).
Credit Hickory Grove Supportive Living Facility

A new memory care facility will be built in Carthage.  It will feature 20 studio apartments that have access to shared kitchen, living room and dining space.

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Senior Citizen's Care
9:54 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Illinois Overuses Nursing Homes: AARP

Originally published on Thu June 19, 2014 4:07 pm

The AARP says Illinois has improved opportunities for elderly people to remain in the community. But it says there are still too many living in nursing homes who need not be.

There are good reasons for helping seniors to stay independent, or at home, getting help -- and out of long-term care facilities.

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Updated Information
2:26 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Senior Services Directory in McDonough County

Credit Rich Egger

There is now a single place where senior citizens and their families can find information about independent living facilities, finance and trust services, support groups, and many other programs and services for seniors in McDonough County.

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Senior Services Directory
11:36 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Emphasis - March 9

Mary Warnock

Rich Egger's guest is Mary Warnock, Chairperson of the Macomb Area AARP's Creative Elder Options committee. They talk about the new edition of the Senior Services Directory for McDonough County.

Copies of the booklet are available at Macomb City Hall, the Macomb YMCA Senior Center, and McDonough District Hospital. It can also be found on the Macomb AARP's website.

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