older adults

June 7

Supportive Living: A Wonderful Model that Other States Might Want to Follow

The Illinois Supportive Living program is a wonderful model for affordable assisted living, creating Wins for residents, families, state and local governments, and taxpayers. The program benefits those of all incomes, especially low-income older adults and adults with disabilities.

March 2

The Dollars and Sense of Assisted Living

Four points to consider if you currently have the need for ongoing assistance or if the need should develop sometime in the future.

February 28

Making Every Bite Count

March is National Nutrition month, which aims to equip others with the education needed to make informed food choices while promoting the development of healthy eating and physical activity habits.

January 20

Why is Where More Important than How?

For those who find themselves lonely because of isolation, why not move to an environment that provides a wealth of opportunities to socialize with friends old and new and participate in social, recreational, educational and wellness activities and programs. More and more research indicates that social interaction is one of the biggest keys to successful aging.

December 9

…And to All a Good Night!

Universally, industry health experts recommend that adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep every night. Sleep is considered an essential function necessary to maintaining and maximizing health, safety, and quality of life.

November 9

The Benefits of Sunlight

Sunlight is very important for our wellbeing. Here are some important factors to “bring to light”. 

October 19

Finding the Medicare Plans that Best Meet Your Needs in the New Year

For those of us on Medicare, this is a very important time of year. As the Medicare Open Enrollment Period continues, compare the plans available for 2022 that will best work for you and your loved ones.

July 19

Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft, Scams

Calls about scams and identity theft are one of the most prevalent calls the [Police] department gets.. The reason why is that identity theft is a high reward, low risk crime. The chances of being caught are slim, particularly because the scammers usually operate from outside the United States.

July 8

Getting the Most Out of Medicare

There may be changes to your current health and drugs plans that impact what is covered, the costs and the benefits. There may be plans that will better meet your needs. You may be able to save money or get extra benefits.

May 13

The Power of Social Connectivity

The theme for Older Americans Month 2021 is “Communities of Strength.” There is a special focus on the resilience and strength that older adults have built over time through their successes, failures, joys, and difficulties. There is a special emphasis on the power of connection.