March Newsletter

“Got the Dot?”
Because it could save your life!

The Illinois Department of Transportation, Public Health and Aging have teamed up and introduced a new life-saving, traffic safety initiative. The Yellow Dot program provides first responders with critical information to improve emergency care for persons involved in vehicle crashes. Yellow Dot participants are supplied with a simple, bright yellow decal for their car and a corresponding yellow folder. The decal is placed in the lower left-hand corner of the rear window, driver’s side. The yellow dot signifies there is a folder in the glove compartment containing important medical information about the motorists. Please see Amanda in the office if you would like a Yellow Dot kit.

Bean Bag Baseball
We will be hosting Senior Services for another game of Bean Bag Baseball on Monday, March 12th at 10:30 am on the 4th floor. We are always looking for some more players and fans to come out and cheer on the teams. It is open to all skill levels and is always a lot of fun, so come join us!

The Elder Care Journey and Longevity Planning
Presented by Law ElderLaw Saturday April 14th at 2PM
This presentation describes the journey that we embark upon as we age from the healthy, vigorous senior, to fragile senior in need of full time care. The focus is on the misconceptions and confusion about who is going to pay for our care as we grow older and long term care issues arise. Longevity planning discusses how traditional estate planning may be ineffective in protecting assets when a family is hit by a wrecking ball of a long term illness such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s Disease.

March Events
6th- Out to breakfast with Mary at 8 am.
7th- Out to lunch at Two Brothers Round House – leave at 11:30 am
10th- Turn clocks ahead 1 hour today.
12th- Bean Bag Baseball vs. Senior Services at 10:30 am on 4th Floor
15th- Entertainment – Don Haglund at 2 pm in the Dining Room.
17th- Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at Aurora Central
19th- Book Club meeting at 2 pm on the 4th Floor.
20th- Out to breakfast with Mary at 8 am.
28th- Happy Hour at 2 pm on the 4th Floor.

Are you looking for a place to host your next group meeting?
If you are part of a local group and are looking for a nice place to host a meeting, or even to have lunch, give Amanda or Don a call in the office and we can help make the arrangements for you.

Income Tax Preparation
AARP will be doing free income tax preparation for seniors at Aurora Senior Services on North Lake St. every Tuesday this March. We have reserved 4 time slots for Tuesday, March 20th, and have 3 left at 11:30 am. Please sign up on the board to reserve a spot. Transportation will be provided for these times. If you’d like to make your own arrangements, you may do so by calling directly at 630-897-4035.
Looking to get a taste of Plum Landing?
Give Amanda a call today to set up a lunch tour of Plum Landing and be sure to ask about our special trial program. Call Amanda at 630-896-5031 for more details.


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