Leyden Area Seniors’ Calendar
Updated: July 8, 2012 8:14AM
Aging Well Community Action Teams: are composed of volunteers who work together to address needs of older adults in their communities. For information on how you can participate on a team call (708) 354-1323, Ext. 19.
ARCC: (Active Retired Citizens Club) meets noon-2 p.m. twice monthly, the first and third Friday of the month, (next, June 15) on the Triton College Campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. The ARCC is an activity and social club for community residents who are young at heart, and interested in expanding their social and intellectual life through adult education and community programs. Dues are $12 in district and $15 out of district. call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3603.
Leyden Family Service: & Mental Health Center, can help seniors apply for: IL-1363 (Tax grant, Ride Free Transit pass and License Plate discount); Illinois Cares Rx; LiHEAP (energy assistance); Extra Help (prescription assistance); Medicare Savings Program (Medicare Part A and B help); SNAP (formerly known as food stamps); Medicaid; Retirement Benefits (SSA); disability benefits (SSI, SSDI); Medicare; Medicare Part D (prescription coverage); Safe Link (cell phone); Unemployment Benefits. (847) 451-0330.
Montclare Leyden Seniors: 11 a.m. first and third Wednesday (next, June 20) at Good Shepherd Church, 7116 N. Palmer, Chicago. Coffee and sweet rolls from Reuter’s Bakery served. Everyone 65+ is welcome to join. Need new members. Call Millie (773) 637-0714.
RSVP: (Retired Seniors Volunteer Program). 1-3 p.m. Meets in Room R-221, of the Robert Collins Center on Triton’s main campus, 2000 Fifth Ave., in River Grove. RSVP is a volunteer program for individuals who are 55+ who want to make a difference in their communities. Call the RSVP office at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3835 or 3603.
Seguin Seeks Older Adults: Seeking adult volunteers, age 55+ for a volunteer program in which young people with disabilities partner with older adult mentors. The volunteers will mentor the young adults as they volunteer together at area soup kitchens, animal shelters, for environmental causes, with foster children, in nursing homes or hospitals, with homebound older adults and more. Call Casey Burke, of Seguin, at (708) 222-2288.
Westdale Senior Club: Looking for new members. Open to any Leyden Township resident (Elmwood Park, Franklin Park, Schiller Park, Rosemont, Melrose Park and Northlake north of North Avenue, and unincorporated Leyden) 55+ to become a member. The club meets noon Wednesdays in Northlake’s Sandra Vasquez Community Center, 316 LaPorte Ave., in Millennium Park. Club members enjoy Bingo and snacks weekly, food events monthly and special events quarterly. (847) 455-7738 or (708) 562-8290.