Posts Tagged “senior citizens”

Bingo marks the return of Senior activities at Orland Township

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Bingo marks the return of Senior activities at Orland Township

Bingo marks the return of Senior activities at Orland Township Over 100 residents arrive at Orland Township to celebrate the re-opening of the Senior Activity Center. Excitement filled the air as residents flocked to Orland Township on June 17th and 18th. After a tense year and a half of strict pandemic guidelines and stay-at-home orders,…

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services Starting this month, residents can expect a full return to normalcy at the Township. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who was cautious in protecting the health of senior citizens during the pandemic, announced this week that all of the townships senior services would be returning in full as…

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Airlines deal with COVID but not the everyday travel problems

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Airlines deal with COVID but not the everyday travel problems

Airlines deal with COVID but not the everyday travel problems The airports know how to apply restrictions and procedures to deal with coronavirus, but they have no idea how to make air travel safer and more efficient, failing to deal with passengers who drag all their luggage on to planes, boarding hassles, and inconveniences for…

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Tasneem Abuzir can bring sanity and services back to Palos Township

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Tasneem Abuzir can bring sanity and services back to Palos Township

Tasneem Abuzir can bring sanity and services back to Palos Township By Ray Hanania When I think about a smart, reasoned and honest person running for public office for the first time, I think immediately of a young woman named Tasneem Abuzir. Abuzir is running for a spot on the Palos Township Board of Trustees…

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Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors

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Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors

Orland Township partners with Jewel-Osco to provide vaccines for Seniors ‘Together We Vaxed’: Orland Township, in Partnership with Jewel-Osco. Township arranges COVID-19 Vaccine for Nearly 500 Local Seniors Seniors Arriving Monday and Tuesday at Victor J. Andrew High School to Receive First Dose of Vaccine; Second Dose Scheduled for March 22 and 23 Nearly 500 local…

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Popular Orland Township Senior Drop-In Returns

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Popular Orland Township Senior Drop-In Returns

Popular Orland Township Senior Drop-In Returns Even frigid February temperatures could not keep Orland Township seniors away, as they happily entered the Orland Chateau for the Township’s popular senior drop-in, according to the office of Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady. Reconnecting with friends, playing cards, snacks and, of course, a long-awaited session of bingo, brought…

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program Illinois isn’t even halfway through giving COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors and Gov. J.B. Pritzker is already talking about expanding the eligibility list for vaccinations to include others. The truth is we don’t have enough vaccinations to go around and what we have is being dished out…

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102 One of America’s Oldest WWII Veterans, Sidney Walton, Turning 102, to be Honored in Miami Beach! Pit Crew to Update Sidney’s “National No Regrets Tour” Vehicle Wrap from “101” to “102.”  Live! Starlite Hotel, 750 Ocean Dr, 8:00 am, Thurs, Feb 11.  Invited guests include Mayor Dan Gelber of Miami Beach Sidney Walton, 101,…

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Orland Township Strike Force ready to oversee COVID-19 vaccine

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Orland Township Strike Force ready to oversee COVID-19 vaccine

Orland Township Strike Force ready to oversee COVID-19 vaccine Team on board and ready to administer COVID-19 vaccine Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady announced at the Township’s December Board meeting that the Township has a plan in place to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to residents, if called upon to do so by state and local…

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Orland Township Stands Ready to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Orland Township Stands Ready to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

Orland Township Stands Ready to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who has led the region in taking the threat of the coronavirus serious, announced that the Township’s service will be ready to help distribute the COVID-19 vaccine when it is made available. O’Grady has been a role model is leading the…

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Orland Township to Host Senior Luncheons

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Orland Township to Host Senior Luncheons

Orland Township to Host Senior Luncheons Tickets go on sale Nov. 4 for Orland Townships popular Thanksgiving luncheon in mid-November hosted by Supervisor Paul O’Grady whose senior services have been showcased as among the best in the Southwest suburbs Orland Township’s popular senior luncheons are returning, starting with the Thanksgiving luncheon in mid-November followed by the holiday…

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I feel better just whining about it all

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I feel better just whining about it all

I feel better just whining about it all A look at the increasing hassles of life for baby boomers as they move from technology to the grocery deli islands, handicapped parking spaces and cramped airline seats. Life isn’t easy so why shouldn’t we complain about it? By Ray Hanania I’m not sure why I am…

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