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Dining and Entertainment

Professional Services

Four Ways to Use Your Reverse Mortgage Payments

Available for certain homeowners over 62 years old, a reverse mortgage from the Federal Housing Administration can be used to meet the needs of seniors in a variety of financial situations. Some people may be reluctant to apply for this kind of equity conversion program, thinking that it sounds like borrowing against a home or some other financial decision that could incur debt. Instead, funds gained with a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) are only making use of the equity accumulated in a home. Rather than a last resort for dire circumstances, a reverse mortgage can be appropriate for meeting many common financial concerns.




Health and Wellness

Physical Therapist and Your Balance Problems

Physical therapists offer numerous options for treating balance problems, based on each person’s needs. They are trained to evaluate multiple systems of the body, including the muscles, joints, inner ear, eye tracking ability, skin sensation, and position awareness in the joints (proprioception). Physical therapists are experts in prescribing active movement techniques and physical exercise to improve these systems, including strengthening, stretching, proprioception exercises, visual tracking, and inner ear retraining.
Live at Home Services
Dispelling the Confusion About Different Types of Home Care

By Granger Benson M.D.

Given the enormous volume of information written about home care services, I continue to be amazed at the frequency with which skilled home health care is conflated with non-medical home care, as if they were similar concepts. Some authors even use the terms interchangeably. Nothing could be more off the mark. In this article, I would like to make clear some of the key distinctions between these two kinds of home care.




Local Events / News

Enjoy a GREAT SHOW! See Denny Diamond

Fergedaboudit Winery Galena area,
 7/28/18  6:30pm  
Tickets:  20.00 lawn seats/1 glass of wine
               45.00 deck seating, 3/wine tasting, and antipasti buffet • tickets 815-591-2126 or online

8/02/18 Yesterday Once More
Relive the hits of yesterday with Denny & Renee’s tribute to the best songs from the 40’s to the 70’s.
Enjoy world famous chicken lunch and fabulous show starting at 11:00 am at White Fence Farm, 1376 Joliet Road, Romeoville. Tickets $40 each all inclusive, call 815.893.9202

8/16/18 Cocktail Cruise 5:30pm Lake Geneva, Wi
Solo Acoustic Performance
A boy and his guitar on the water “A-hoy!"
$27 (adults 18 -34) $25 (seniors 65+)
group rates available, contact the venue for tickets & information call 262.248.6206

Oct. 4 White Fence Farm
Denny Diamond and A Jewel
Beautiful Noise
Enjoy world famous chicken lunch and fabulous show starting at 11:00 am at White Fence Farm, 1376 Joliet Road, Romeoville. Tickets $40 each, all inclusive, call 815.893.9202
Discounts for groups of 15 or more.



End of Life

364 Division Alfred B. Church House

This Victorian-era mansion home was built in 1887 for Alfred B. Church, a real estate subdivider. Alfred and his brother Samuel, were stepsons of Gail Borden, who became famous after establishing a local plant in Elgin for canning milk.
Adult Living Community


Adult Day Care: 5 Reasons It's a Preferred Alternative to a Nursing Home

Adult day care centers are a preferred alternative to nursing home or institutional care, providing activities, opportunities for socialization, convenience, and independence all while providing expert health care dedicated to helping clients improve daily functioning or delay worsening of conditions. There are many reasons to consider adult day care, including the following benefits.