November 2002

  • November 1 – November is National Caregiver Month
    Department on Aging Promotes Caregiver Resource Centers

October 2002

  • October 25 – Margo Schreiber Selected as Gold L.E.A.F. Award Recipient
  • October 16 – Margo Schreiber Honored by Council for Jewish Elderly
  • October 16 – Agencies Develop Materials to Educate Seniors About Problem Gambling
  • October 4 – National Documentary to Air on Family Caregiving
  • October 1 – Residents' Rights Week October 6–12, 2002

September 2002
  • September 27 – "Pioneering Approaches to Long Term Care" Workshops Offered
  • September 16 – Older Workers and Their Employers Lauded

August 2002
  • August 30 – September Symposium Set for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • August 27 – Familes Encouraged to Visit the DuQuoin State Fair "First heat" Senior Center
  • August 5 – Four Older Illinoisans Enter Senior Hall of Fame
  • August 1 – Familes Encouraged to Visit the Illinois State Fair Senior Building

July 2002
  • July 22 – Outstanding Long Term Care Ombudsman and Elder Abuse Supervisor of the Year Named

June 2002
  • June 24 – Seniors Need to be Extra Careful When Hot Weather Hits
  • June 17 – Public Hearing Scheduled for FY2003-2005 Proposed State Plan on Aging in Oak Brook
  • June 10 – Public Hearing Scheduled for FY2003-2005 Proposed State Plan on Aging in Springfield
  • June 6 – Public Hearing Scheduled for FY2003-2005 Proposed State Plan on Aging in Mt. Vernon

May 2002
  • May 20 – Intergenerational Week Links Seniors and Youth

April 2002
  • April 29 – Unique Achievement Awards to be Presented

March 2002
  • March 29 – "Pioneering Approaches to Long Term Care" Workshops Offered
  • March 25 –Illinois Department on Aging Helping Caregivers of Adult Children with Disabilities
  • March 18 – Ms. Illinois American Classic Woman Crowned
  • March 11 – Department on Aging Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Nutrition Program
  • March 4 – Director of Aging Salutes Older Illinois Women
  • March 4 – Hall of Fame Applications Ready

February 2002
  • February 4 – Ms. Illinois American Classic Woman Pageant Approaching
January 2002
  • January 15 – Illinois Department on Aging Trains Gatekeepers

For more information, call the Illinois Department on Aging's Senior HelpLine.