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Health.Illinois.gov: Our mission is to ensure that in Illinois we have a system of quality, efficient and affordable healthcare. We will work to make Illinois a leader in the implementation of national healthcare reform. Many of the provisions of that law do not take effect until 2014. Some of the important new reforms will give [...]
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Assisted Living and Shared Housing licensed establishments Assisted Living Private pay alternative for people needing assistance with activities of daily living but wishing to live as independently as possible. Residents are not able to live by themselves but do not require constant care either. Help with eating, bathing, dressing, laundry, housekeeping, and assistance with medications [...]
The department’s Senior Services Area Agency on Aging administrates a variety programs designed to address the diverse needs and interests of older Chicagoans, from those who are healthy and active, to those who are frail and homebound. The agency operates six Regional Senior Centers that act as community focal points for information and assessment, and [...]
Explore Chicago’s Farmers Market portal serves up the city’s farm fresh offerings by day of the week and by neighborhood and provides a seasonal guide to produce.
Quest Theatre Ensemble is dedicated to being the people’s theatre of Chicago by creating productions that inform, delight, inspire and unite. They are committed to making theater accessible to everyone. The ensemble chooses stories that have universal appeal and finds innovative ways to engage the community. Kids’ Quest also offers Summer Kids’ Camp for children [...]
SeniorSave links seniors to valuable discounts offered by Chicago businesses. A list of participating merchants and their discounts are included in a SeniorSave discount directory. Seniors who apply receive a SeniorSave card to show merchants when making a purchase. For more information and to receive a directory, please call Sandy Dea at 312-746-7118. SeniorSave helps [...]
Chase is one of the many banks assisting homeowners who are facing foreclosure. They understand that many people are facing challenging situations when it comes to their finances and in particular their mortgage payments. Chase has opened 60 Chase Ownership Centers across the country, four of which are in Chicago, in order to attempt to [...]
Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is proud to announce the official launch of Illinois JobLink. Illinois JobLink is a web based system that links those ready to work with those ready to hire. Illinois JobLink’s customizable tools allows employers to focus in on an employee with the unique skill set that the employer seeks. [...]
Chicago Job Resource is a great source for finding job fairs and open houses taking place in the Chicagoland area. Chicago job fairs and open houses allow you to research career possibilities, network with prospective employers, make your first impression with employers and get your first impression of a prospective employer. These events can lead [...]
On April 20, 2012 CTA intitiated one of its biggest 2012 construction projects: renewal of track and rail along the Loop ‘L’ and at two of the busiest junctions on the rail system. The project will replace more than two miles of elevated rail and track components that were installed in the early 1980s and are nearing [...]
Looking for some culture? Check out the current dance, music, theater, and visual arts offerings on tap at Loyola University.
From the department of Recycling & Waste Management: Resources and Frequently Asked Questions for Multi-Unit Recycling What Can Residents Do? As a resident in a multi-unit building, you understand that you have a responsibility to recycle in your unit and participate in your buildings recycling program. Additional information for residents, such as suggestions and ideas [...]
The Chicago Center for Green Technology’s Green Tech Resource Center is an invaluable tool for those interested in learning about sustainability, green technology and green building. It is a must-see for builders, developers, facility managers, architects and homeowners looking to incorporate sustainable design practices and green materials into their next building project. Our resources include: Knowledgeable [...]
Find a Location to Dispose of Pharmaceuticals The City of Chicago has partnered with the Chicago Police Department to provide you with a place for the safe and proper disposal of unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications. You may take your pharmaceuticals to one of the five designated drop off locations 24 hours a [...]