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Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.

Eftiola Trebicka

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Three Volunteer Opportunities that will have you Falling for H.O.M.E.

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Sep 16, 2019 12:21:34 PM

Did you know that the first day of fall is a mere seven days away? Fall is a great season for exploring the outdoors, celebrating holidays, making new friends, and spending time with loved ones. It is also a wonderful time of year to volunteer and give back! 

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Topics: volunteer, intergenerational relationships

The Pat Crowley House is a special place for the LaBrosse Family

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Jul 8, 2019 5:17:00 PM

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.

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Topics: intergenerational housing, Give65

The Pat Crowley House is a Special Place, Just Ask Myra and Rufus the Turtle

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Jul 1, 2019 5:55:00 PM

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.

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Here's What We're Reading this Pride Month

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Jun 24, 2019 3:46:48 PM

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.

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Seniors Creating, Connecting and Contributing!

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on May 13, 2019 1:50:59 PM

May is Older Americans Month - a time to celebrate the talents, contributions, and value of older adults to our communities!

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Topics: Older Americans Month

Connect, Create, and Contribute this Older Americans Month

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on May 6, 2019 3:45:00 PM

May is Older Americans Month - a time to celebrate the talents, contributions, and value of older adults to our communities!

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Topics: Older Americans Month

5 Ways You Can Benefit from Volunteering

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Apr 22, 2019 1:05:00 PM

Last week was National Volunteer Week! It was an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to help build stronger communities.

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Chicago's Run-off Election is Tomorrow!

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Apr 1, 2019 10:10:00 AM

Election season here in Chicago continues with the run-off election tomorrow April 2, 2019. Here are some things you need to know.

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What can we learn from Season 5 of Grace and Frankie?

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Mar 18, 2019 2:52:05 PM

On January 18th the fifth season of Grace and Frankie was released on Netflix. If you haven’t binged watched it already,  Grace and Frankie tells the story of two former rivals who became roommates and later friends when their husbands leave them to marry each other after a long affair. The hilariously witty show does a wonderful job highlighting the experiences and struggles many older adults face and can teach us so much about aging and the importance of relationships.

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Topics: community, aging in community, intergenerational relationships, LGBT Older Adults, ageism

Here's what you need to know about the Chicago Municipal Election

Posted by Eftiola Trebicka on Feb 18, 2019 2:26:00 PM

It’s election season here in Chicago. Chicago’s municipal election is right around the corner on February 26, 2019.

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