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  2010 News for Older Adults  

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December 2010

  • 12/20/10 – Seniors Urged To Apply Online for Illinois Cares Rx ***CORRECTION: Applicants who waited after Dec 17 will experience a break in coverage***
  • 12/15/10 – Department on Aging Urges Seniors to Take Steps to Stay Safe and Warm This Winter
  • 12/10/10 – Illinois Department on Aging Honors Advocates Who Assist Older Adults
  • 12/8/10 – Illinois Department on Aging Hosts Governor's Conference on Aging
  • 12/2/10 – Department on Aging is moving its Springfield offices

November 2010

  • 11/22/10 – Illinois Department on Aging Thanks Family Caregivers in Observance of Awareness Month; Highlights Support Resources
  • 11/5/10 – Illinois Department on Aging Works with Local Colleges to Get Older Adults in Classrooms

October 2010

  • 10/15/10 – Illinois Department on Aging Honors Older Workers and Their Employers During Annual Awards Luncheon
  • 10/6/10 – Department on Aging Announces Senior Hall of Fame Inductees, Presents Governorís Unique Achievement Awards
  • 10/5/10 – Governor Quinn Proclaims Oct 3-9 Residents Rights Week in Illinois

September 2010

  • 9/20/10 – State Hosts First Joint Agency Summit to Promote Intergenerational School Programs
  • 9/17/10 – Illinois Department on Aging touts benefits of older workers in observance of National Employ the Older Workers Week
  • 9/14/10 – State Director on Aging urges Seniors to get Flu Shots in Observance of Healthy Aging Month
  • 9/10/10 – State Applauds Grandparents in observance of National Grandparents Day

August 2010

  • 8/10/10 – Department on Aging will recognize outstanding older workers & their employers in honor of National Employ the Older Worker Week
  • 8/5/10 – State Department on Aging invites seniors and their families to enjoy activities at this year’s Illinois State Fair

July 2010

  • 7/26/10 – Department on Aging is accepting Senior Hall of Fame nominations
  • 7/17/10 – Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Further Protect Seniors from Financial Exploitation
  • 7/16/10 – Illinois Department on Aging Recognizes the Dedication of Advocates During the Annual Elder Rights Conference
  • 7/8/10 – Governor Quinn Announces Start of LIHEAP Summer Cooling Program (PDF)
  • 7/3/10 – Illinois Department on Aging salutes Veterans this Independence Day with the launch of the Veterans Independence Program
  • 7/2/10 – Illinois Department on Aging urges people to “Break the Silence” and report suspected incidents of Elder Abuse

June 2010

  • 6/ 14 /10 – Illinois Department on Aging calls for attention & action against Elder Abuse

May 2010

  • 5/ 12 /10 – State Dept on Aging Salutes Those Who Make a Positive Difference in the Lives of Nursing Home Residents
  • 5/ 06 /10 – The State Honors Seniors during Older Americans Month

April 2010

  • 4/ 28 /10 – Illinois Department on Aging Stresses Leadership to Promote Mentoring

March 2010

  • 3/ 9 /10 – Illinois Department on Aging Stresses Health Promotion as an Asset for Aging

February 2010

  • 2/ 1 /10 – Illinois Department on Aging Focuses on Oral History to Document Stories and Learn Lesson

January 2010

  • 1/ 12 /10 – Dept. on Aging urges Seniors and People with Disabilities to Apply Online for Circuit Breaker and Illinois Cares Rx beginning January 13
  • 1/ 5 /10 – Web site creates Illinois 'hub for housing' (PDF)
  • 1/ 5 /10 – Dept. on Aging Urges Civic Involvement and Commitment


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