Posts Tagged “seniors”

WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement

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WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement

WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement A new report from WalletHub.com ranks Illinois at only 28 in terms of the best states for individuals to retire. The number one state is Florida, followed by South Dakota, Colorado, New Hampshire and Virginia. The survey measures a range of benefits including taxes, home service costs, senior…

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Social Security to increase slightly over 2018

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Social Security to increase slightly over 2018

Social Security to increase slightly over 2018 Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more…

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31,000 Cook County seniors could qualify for lower property taxes

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31,000 Cook County seniors could qualify for lower property taxes

31,000 Cook County seniors could qualify for lower property taxes County Treasurer Maria Pappas: 31,000 senior citizens could apply for money-saving Cook County property tax exemptions As many as 31,000 senior citizens could save hundreds of dollars immediately on their property tax bills due August 1 by applying for exemptions they previously received, Cook County…

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OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

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OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors

OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors OFPD program June 28: Improving brain functions for seniors The Orland Fire Protection District, Orland Senior Advisory Council and Aishling Companion Home Care will offer a presentation called “Ageless Grace” to help seniors and attendees better understand ways to improve brain functions during aging. The presentation,…

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Bridgeview treats seniors to Halloween lunch

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Bridgeview treats seniors to Halloween lunch

Bridgeview treats seniors to Halloween lunch About 300, some in costumes, attend Toyota Park event  By Steve Metsch The day after the Chicago Fire lost a playoff game, Toyota Park was still a festive place to be. That’s because a Halloween luncheon, sponsored by Mayor Steve Landek and the village board and free to Bridgeview…

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RTA approves projects for Seniors and disabled

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RTA approves projects for Seniors and disabled

RTA approves projects for Seniors and disabled RTA Board Approves Projects to Benefit Seniors and People with Disabilities The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Board has approved funding for twelve projects through the federally-funded Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program. The RTA will administer a total of $14,936,856 million, including $8,756,052 in federal…

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Seniors need to be treated better

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Seniors need to be treated better

Seniors need to be treated better Despite all the expressed concern for senior citizens from the business community, the truth is they are not treated very well. Every time a business claims to give a benefit to a senior, it is often just a slick manipulation that actually costs more. From food to cruises, seniors…

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40 % of seniors have no assets for retirement

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40 % of seniors have no assets for retirement

40 % of seniors have no assets for retirement AARP and Ad Council Launch New PSA Campaign to Empower Millions of Americans to Get on Track for Retirement.  The Campaign Introduces an Interactive Digital Experience that Breaks Down the Challenge of Saving into Simple, Achievable Steps Two in five households headed by Americans age 55-64…

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100 year old woman continues working

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100 year old woman continues working

100 year old woman continues working Baby boomers working late into life. Meet the Woman Who Refuses to Retire After 76 Years in Direct Sales – Step Into Success. On her 100th birthday, Harriet Lonergan shares how party plan has shaped her life, income and friendships. Harriet Lonergan turns 100 today and has no intentions of…

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Finding a new place to lose weight & hang my iPod

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Finding a new place to lose weight & hang my iPod

I finally found a great place to work out, at Charter Fitness. I’ve bounced around a few health clubs but Charter fitness so far is the best. And I think seniors in Southwest Suburban Chicago should give it a closer look. It’s also the least expensive of all the clubs By Ray Hanania I think…

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