Posts Tagged “senior citizens”

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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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors Chicago Alderman sponsored an ordinance in the City Council that reduces the costs of certain vehicle stickers for senior citizens. The ordinance was approved by the Chicago City Council and applies to vehicle stickers owned by seniors for trucks and large vans. Last year, Chicago Alderman…

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Lipinski introduces bill to end prescription price gouging

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Lipinski introduces bill to end prescription price gouging

Lipinski introduces bill to end prescription price gouging Lipinski Introduces Legislation to End Price Gouging on Life-Sustaining Prescription Drugs Congressman Lipinski speaks on the House floor on H.R. 5039, his legislation to end price gouging on life-sustaining prescription drugs for seniors. As seen in The Hill Congressman Lipinski recently introduced the Life-Sustaining Prescription Drug Relief…

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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal  Ald. Marty Quinn today reminded seniors in the 13th Ward to call his office for help with snow and ice removal. In light of this week’s extreme weather conditions and more snow predicted for tomorrow, Quinn wants people to be sure they have…

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Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed

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Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed

Law to improve internet access for seniors passed and signed Gov. Bruce Rauner signed bills today to increase Illinois seniors’ access to high-speed internet and provide more convenience with permanent identification cards. House Bill 5752 creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access, often called high-speed internet, throughout the state, including…

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Lifetime Senior Passes to National Parks increased

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Lifetime Senior Passes to National Parks increased

Lifetime Senior Passes to National Parks increased The Federal government increased the cost of the Lifetime Senior Pass on August 28, 2017 from $10 to $80 to help cover the costs of rising administration of Federal Parks and properties. The Lifetime Pass allows a senior and his or her family to enter a Federal Park…

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