There seem to be some little known programs and resources out there for older adults living in Chicago that may be beneficial to some senior home owners to know about. We want to make sure you know about the tax rebate for senior home owners and the porch repair program.
Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.
Topics: Resources and tips for seniors
I will forever treasure the memories I made at here at H.O.M.E. and wanted to share some of my reflections. My experience interning with H.O.M.E has been both positive and heartwarming.
The Nathalie Salmon House Good Life Senior Residences is preparing to say goodbye to long time cook, and former resident assistant Brandon Melby. Brandon, his partner Kara (former resident assistant turned Good Life Senior Residences coordinator of the Pat Crowley House), and their two children Ethan (age 4) and Rayna (4 months) have been living in one of the four family apartments in the Nathalie Salmon House for the past 5 years.
Can you believe that we are halfway through the summer? How time flies! Never fear, there's still plenty of time to enjoy the rest of summer with activities and events throughout the City of Chicago! Here are some summer festivals and activities for you to enjoy!
Beth, Jason, and their now three-year-old son Henry moved into the Pat Crowley House in early 2017.
Like many growing families they were looking to move to a bigger space at an affordable price. When they found a listing for the third floor apartment at the Pat Crowley House it seemed too good to be true. After they came in for a tour of the apartment they were hooked on H.O.M.E.’s intergenerational housing model.
From the outside the Pat Crowley House looks like your standard Chicago apartment building nestled away on a quiet street, but the minute you enter the doors of this unassuming Edgewater building, you immediately get the sense that this place is really special.
As you probably already know June is Pride month! It is a time to reflect with pride on how far we’ve come, while also understanding that there is still so much more work to be done.
This past Saturday, June 15th, was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The day is an important opportunity to raise awareness about elder abuse and as the senior population worldwide grows it is becoming especially important to know the signs of abuse.