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Long Term Care on Thursday, June 27th at 6:00 pm
 
Matter of Balance from Mon., July 1st - Mon., Aug. 29th 9:30 - 11:30
 
Social Security: How do we grow from here? on Thurs., July 11th at 6:00 pm 
 
Senior Services of Will County Satellite Office Information
 
Alden Estates of Shorewood Short-Term Rehabilitation Center Donates AED to Troy Township Community Center

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Long Term Care

Don’t lose your life savings to home health care, assisted living, or nursing home! It’s never too early to start planning for yourself or a family member.

This seminar will teach you about:

  • How to legally protect your Assets.
  • How qualifying Veterans may receive up to $2,100 tax-free a month for Long Term Care needs.
  • How IRA’s may be used tax-free under the Pension Protection Act for Long Term Care needs.
  • How an “Asset Protection Trust” really works.
  • What legal documents are needed for Long Term Care Planning?

This free presentation is full of valuable information and will be presented by: David O'Dell, President of Delco Financial Group. 

The presentation will be held on Thursday, June 27th at 6:00 pm at the Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Rd. in Shorewood. Please register by June 25, 2019 by contacting Angela at 815-744-1963 or ascaggs@troytownship.com Refreshments will be served.


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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling?  Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall?  If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program for you.

Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as falling itself.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in severe physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater.  Many older adults also experience increased isolation and depression when they limit their interactions with family and friends.  A Matter of Balance can help people improve their quality of life and remain independent.

A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an eight week course and is offered by a sponsorship from and a partnership between the Northeastern Illinois Area on Aging and Troy Township. Classes will be held at the Troy Township Community Center located at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood. The eight week course will be held on Monday's starting July 1st and ending on August 19th. Each class will be 2 hours each, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.  The instructors are from Northeastern Illinois Area on Aging. This course is FREE to all Troy Township residents 60+. A workbook is provided and refreshments are served.

Space is limited to the first 15 people to register. Please register by Thursday, June 27th by calling Angela at 815-744-1963 or ascaggs@troytownship.com 


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Social Security: How do we grow from here?

Social Security has the potential to be a key financial asset, yet too many Americans fail to make the most of it. Please join us for this free seminar where you will learn: The basics of Social Security, Incorporating Social Security into your retirement portfolio, and Strategies for maximizing the benefits you deserve.

This free informational presentation will be presented by: Adam Underhill, Edward Jones.

The presentation will be held on Thursday, July 11th at 6:00 pm at the Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Rd. in Shorewood. Please register by July 9, 2019 by contacting Angela at 815-744-1963 or ascaggs@troytownship.com  Refreshments will be served.

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Senior Services of Will County Satellite Office

Troy Township has officially partnered with Senior Services of Will County to become a satellite office. Senior Services of Will County is now on site at Troy Township and can help with services such as: Medicare open enrollment, case management, Benefit Access application assistance, Title XX, and Medicare and prescription drug counseling. Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are welcome on the below dates and times.

3rd Wednesday of every month 
from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (closed on holidays)

·        Every Thursday 
from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (closed on holidays)

For more information about Senior Services of Will County or to make an appointment please call 815-723-9713. 

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 Alden Estates of Shorewood Short-Term Rehabilitation Center Donates AED to Troy Township Community Center -Township Supervisor Joseph D. Baltz is pleased to announce the donation of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) by Alden Estates of Shorewood to the Troy Township Community Center. Alden Estates of Shorewood is a short-term rehabilitation center. 
                        
AEDs are easy-to-use devices that can restore a regular heartbeat to someone undergoing cardiac arrest or other life-threatening cardiac conditions. Because time is of the essence when someone is having a cardiac emergency, AEDs help save thousands of lives each year. 

“Our Community Center is used almost daily and we are excited to be able to add this safety feature for our visitors; at no cost to our local tax payers. We are extremely grateful to Alden Estates of Shorewood for this generous donation,” said Supervisor Baltz. 

Alden Estates of Shorewood also purchased a special case for the AED, which will be placed on a wall at the Township Community Center. 
“We’re pleased to be able to support Troy Township in creating a safe and healthful environment for those visiting the Community Center,” said Annette Borcky, RN, administrator at Alden Estates of Shorewood. “community centers are an important way of keeping people engaged, especially seniors, which is an essential aspect to staying healthy as we age.” 

Alden Estates of Shorewood sponsored a lunch for the Troy Township Seniors on Wednesday, August 19th and unveiled the new piece of equipment. 

Alden Estates of Shorewood is a five-star facility offering transitional care, short-term rehabilitation and post-acute services throughout the southwestern suburbs. Since it opened in May 2012, Alden Estates of Shorewood has been setting the standard in transitional care and exceptional customer service with its well-known Optimal Rehabilitation Therapy Program, luxurious accommodations and five-star amenities. The Optimal Rehabilitation Program offers intensive therapy daily to get you back on your feet – and home – as quickly and safely as possible. For more information on Alden Estates of Shorewood visit www.aldenestatesofshorewood.com or call 815-230-8700. 


Pictured (l-r) are from Troy Township: Jennifer Dylik, Administrator; Lisa Imbody, Community Services Director; Joseph D. Baltz, Supervisor, and from Alden Estates of Shorewood: Annette Borcky, Administrator; Ashley Bolyn, Assistant Administrator; Margaret Claussen, Account Manager.   

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

 

Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling?  Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall?  If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program for you.

Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as falling itself.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in severe physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater.  Many older adults also experience increased isolation and depression when they limit their interactions with family and friends.  A Matter of Balance can help people improve their quality of life and remain independent.

A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is an eight week course and is offered by a sponsorship from and a partnership between the Troy Fire Protection District and Troy Township. Classes will be held at the Troy Township Community Center located at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood. The eight week course is scheduled to be held on September 15, 22, and 29; October 6, 13, and 20; and November 3 and 10. Each class will be 2 hours each, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.  The instructors are from the Troy Fire Protection District and Troy Township. This course is FREE to all Troy Township residents. A workbook is provided and refreshments are served.

Please call 815-744-1963 to register or for more information.

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