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Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.

Emily Frank

Recent Posts

Community is the Reason Seniors Thrive

Posted by Emily Frank on Jul 24, 2017 11:15:00 AM

During my time as the summer intern for H.O.M.E. I've had the opportunity to join Good Life senior residents from the Intergenerational Houses on some of their outings. During these outings I've been able to see how important community is for seniors and how much they love to engage with those around them.

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Topics: community, intergenerational housing, aging in community, intergenerational relationships

This is Why You Will Want to Volunteer

Posted by Emily Frank on Jul 10, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Last week, YouthWorks volunteers from a youth group in Iowa came to help the Chicago Community. YouthWorks brought around 70 students to Chicago, some of whom partnered with H.O.M.E. During their week here, YouthWorks helped by painting the homes of senior homeowners.

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Topics: volunteer, community, senior living

Joan's Story Will Make You love Intergenerational Housing

Posted by Emily Frank on Jul 3, 2017 11:15:00 AM

This past April, a new resident, Joan, moved into the Pat Crowley House.

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Topics: senior living, intergenerational housing, aging in community, intergenerational relationships, Good Life Senior Residences

H.O.M.E. and Glenwood Sunday Market: Partnering to Increase Food Security for Seniors

Posted by Emily Frank on Jun 12, 2017 10:28:00 AM

This summer, H.O.M.E is partnering with Glenwood Sunday Market (GSM) for the fourth year in a row, which we are very excited about. In previous years, H.O.M.E. partnered with GSM to share information about who we are to market goers, along with accepting food donations from market goers.

Rather than solely attending the Farmers Market like in previous years, this year we were invited to partner with GSM's Community Shares Program.

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Topics: volunteer, intergenerational housing, community partners, food security, senior hunger