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Oak Park Township News Briefs

Agency to host caregiver support group, shopping trip for seniors.

Oak Park Township News Briefs

A few news briefs, direct from , 105 S. Oak Park Avenue. 

Caregiver Support Group Offered

Oak Park Township Senior Services offers a caregiver support group open to all individuals who are caregivers or have been, and with issues they would like toshare with others. This ongoing support group is free and meets the second and fourth Friday of each month from 10:00 to noon in their sixth floor offices at 418 S. Oak Park Ave.

Participants are afforded the opportunity to share their experiences and provide encouragement through group interaction. For more information contact Steven Smith at Oak Park Township Senior Services (708) 383-8060.

Shopping Trip Offered by Senior Services Transportation

Oak Park Township Senior Services is sponsoring a shopping trip to theNorth Riverside Shopping Mall on Wednesday, June 20, at 9:30 AM. The suggesteddonation for the trip is $2.00. All seniors within Oak Park and River Forest age 60 and over are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Advance registration is necessary Call (708) 386-4806 to reserve your seat for this trip or for general information about Oak Park Township Senior Services Transportation. 

Lunch Programs

Oak Park Township Senior Services has a Senior Lunch Program locatedon the 5th floor of 418 S. Oak Park Ave. Lunches are served at 11:00 AM, Monday through Friday, with a suggested contribution of $1.50/meal.

All residents 60 and over are welcome and encouraged to attend. A quarterly lunch menu and activityschedule is sent with the township senior newsletter News & Views.Transportation to and from the lunch program is available through Senior ServicesTransportation at 383-4806. The menu for the next week is:

WEDNESDAY, June 13, Chicken parmesan
THURSDAY, June 14, Pork chop
FRIDAY, June 15, Chicken noodle casserole
MONDAY, June 18. Roast beef
TUESDAY, June 19. Southwest meat lasagna
WEDNESDAY, June 20, Roast turkey and Swiss on a croissant

The Township Senior Services Dine Out Program offers seniors the opportunity toenjoy affordable, nutritious lunches or dinners at specified local restaurants. Coupons for this program can be obtained at the Township Senior Lunch Program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00-11:00 AM for a suggested donation of $3.50.

For more information on the Senior Services Lunch program or the Dine Out program, please call Oak Park Township Senior Services at 383-8060.

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