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2018 Senior Enrichment Seminar Schedule

The Circuit Court of Cook County Elder Justice Center Elder Justice Center is offering training for for persons age 60 and older involved in legal proceedings.

City of Chicago Senior Fest

Senior Fest at Millennium Park! Alderman David Moore will be providing courtesy roundtrip transportation to Senior Fest for the 17th Ward Seniors. Space is limited and 17th Ward Seniors will need to RSVP by calling 773-783-3672.

Advocate Trinity Hospital Celebrates National Volunteers Week

Hospital honors 55 volunteers for valuable contributions

Breakfast and Blues for Seniors February 2018!

We're serving more Seniors! Come enjoy great live blues band, food and help us in the campaign to give a heart to our seniors, during the February 2018 Breakfast and Blues for Seniors!

April 1st Breakfast and Blues for Seniors Brings Joy To Community, No Fooling!

It was a wonderful day in the neighborhood” on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 in Auburn-Gresham at the Breakfast & Blues for Seniors event held at the Naomi and Sylvester Smith Senior Living Center located on Halsted.

66 Year Old Routing A Fresh Foods Plan for Local Seniors!

The Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) currently has two seniors from the Easter Seals Community Service  program placed in meaningful jobs, at our 7901 S. Racine location. This week we are highlighting the front desk coordinator,  Mr. Dishman. Yes, he is 66 and he is a very active community memeber, of the Your Voice Matters campaign, formed to work on developing the next quality-of-life plan for our community.

Southwest Federation Block Clubs Hosts Englewood Seniors Empowerment Summit

he Southwest Federation Block Clubs of Greater Englewood is hosting its 2nd Annual Englewood  Empowerment Summit for the Englewood Seniors in the community and
beyond. 
The Englewood Senior Empowerment Summit will be held September 26, 2015, in U.S.Bank located on the 4th at 8:15W. 63rd St. (Between Halsted and Peoria) from 9:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.

Oak Street Health Serves as Warming Centers for the Elderly

Oak Street Health Serves as Warming Centers for the Elderly, Urges Residents to take Safety Precautions during these frigid temperatures. On Wednesday, February 18th and Thursday, February 19th, from 9am to 5pm, all seven Oak Street Health community centers in Portage Park, Edgewater, Bronzeville, Ashburn, Avalon Park, Berwyn and Blue Island will be open to all seniors as warming centers offering free coffee, hot chocolate, tea and entertainment for seniors. Click on story to see location deatils.

ComEd Donates $300,000 for Special Holiday Assistance to Help Senior Citizens Pay Their Electric Bill

Financial assistance helps customers in need this holiday season

Auburn Gresham Mikva Students CAN'T KEEP CALM!

Susuana Vasquez, Executive Director, LISC Chicago and her team, stated it best for the local Auburn Gresham, Mikva Challenge, Elev8 graduating seniors, "Great t-shirts." They earned them. Check them out and Congratulations to all our Elev8 and PSCEDU graduating seniors!

Seniors In the Community: A Personal Story

Easter Seals is connecting senior citizens with opportunities to work, share their exprtise, and stay productive in neighborhoods across Chicago. Read one story of how one senior is earning, learning, and staying active after retirement.