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Thursday April 04, 2024
Jennifer Prell

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Fact Sheet 

Social Security pays benefits to people who can’t work because they have a medical condition that’s expected to last at least one year or result in death. Certain members of your family may be eligible for benefits based on your work history.
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Thursday April 04, 2024
Jennifer Prell

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Fact Sheet 

SSI is a federal program that provides monthly payments to adults and children with a disability or blindness and with limited income and resources. SSI payments are also made to people age 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial qualifications.
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Tuesday April 02, 2024
Jennifer Prell

Travel Safety Tips For Seniors 

With spring already here and summer just around the corner, are you itching for a getaway? While travel can become more challenging for older adults due to mobility issues or health concerns, being prepared and taking precautions can help ensure a smoother journey.
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Friday March 29, 2024
Jennifer Prell

Elderwerks Becomes a Safe Moves for Seniors Chapter 

Safe Moves for Seniors will help older adults by making their new homes safer to physically navigate by professionally decluttering and downsizing their possessions before their transition.
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Tuesday February 20, 2024
Jennifer Prell

Veterans Charitable Organizations 

The listed organizations support veterans.
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Thursday December 21, 2023
Jennifer Prell

Memory Cafes in Illinois 

This site lists the local Memory Cafes in Illinois where caregivers can enjoy a "dementia-friendly" outing with their loved ones.
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Tuesday December 19, 2023
Jennifer Prell

Illinois CEU Requirements for Social Workers 

Illinois LSWs and LCSWs who are renewing their licenses in Illinois have to meet state requirements.
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Tuesday December 05, 2023
Jennifer Prell

Mastering the Art of Online Hobbies: A Guide for Older Adults 

As the world becomes increasingly digital, older adults are finding new and engaging hobbies online. Over 80% of Americans are pursuing hobbies using the internet. Digital engagement allows seniors to explore various hobbies — from virtual book clubs to digital art classes. This shift toward online hobbies has opened new doors for seniors looking for ways to stay active, challenged, and connected with others. With a wide variety of activities and resources, online hobbies are an excellent place for seniors to explore and grow.
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Monday October 09, 2023
Mo Dhaliwal

Moving a Person Living with Dementia 

Moving and change can be overwhelming. It is especially true for a person living with dementia. Change and disruption of a normal routine can cause confusion, irritability, health issues, and behavioral changes. Read more about some helpful tips and hints for moving a person living with dementia.
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Thursday October 05, 2023
Mo Dhaliwal

Creative Aging: Exploring New Activities for Seniors 

Elderwerks shares some fun activities seniors can do to keep their brains active.
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