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Help Change Someone’s Life

It is amazing what a handful of caring and giving individuals can do. With gifts to AgeSmart Community Resources you can assure that older adults have services they need to stay well, healthy and in the community. With your help this year Mr. D was able to come back home
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AgeSmart Community Resources in on the Move!

                            In Spring of 2019 AgeSmart Community Resources, the Local Area Agency on Aging will be moving to 801 West State Street in O’Fallon, IL. In the past ten years the programs AgeSmart provides for older adults, caregivers and veterans have expanded and they have outgrew their current space. The new

Healthy Eating Tips During the Holidays

              Healthy Eating Tips During the Holidays Eat breakfast or snacks earlier in the day and avoid the idea of saving carbs for the big feast.  If you skip meals, it will be harder to manage your blood sugar Limit the number of servings of starchy foods on your plate Choose
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Older Adult Family Caregiver Respite Care

                What is Respite Care? Respite care provides short-term relief for primary caregivers. It can be arranged for just an afternoon or for several days or weeks. Care can be provided at home, in a healthcare facility, or at an adult day center. Why? Respite care for loved ones provides short-term breaks
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Medicare Annual Enrollment

From October 15 to December 7th, you can start stop or switch your Medicare Part D enrollment. SHIP Counselors can provide you with no charge, unbiased  and confidential answers to your questions about Medicare and the coverage you have and want.  SHIP counselors do not work with or for any insurance

Grandparents Day is September 9th

The proportion of children living with grandparents has doubled in the U.S. since 1970. Nearly 100,000 grandparents in Illinois are living with and responsible for their own grandchildren under the age of 18.  Many grandparents become caregivers during or because of a major life crisis.  As the children’s parents struggle