H.O.M.E.’s Upkeep and Repair program has been a trusted service for seniors in Chicago since 2000. In the last six years alone, we have provided almost 5,000 repairs to low-income senior homeowners!
Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.
Topics: Upkeep and Repair
That couple unaccompanied by kids at the last animated movie you saw? It could easily have been my husband and me. I am not saying our sense of humor is less than mature, but we do enjoy an angst-free laugh-fest now and again.
As legendary Cubs public address announcer Pat Pieper would say, “Attention! Attention please! Please have your pencils and scorecards ready…”
Jack Benny celebrated every birthday as his 39th, presumably as a hedge against aging. In baseball years, however, the age of 39 qualifies you as a “senior”.
Older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of our country. The contributions they make to our communities are varied, deeply rooted, and include influential roles in the nation’s economy, politics, and the arts.
From 69-year-old NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Jr. to 84-year-old actress Rita Moreno to 83-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsberg, who took her seat as a Supreme Court Justice at age 60, older adults are blazing trails in all aspects of American life. And at H.O.M.E., older adults give us our purpose, our inspiration and our joy.
Topics: Older Americans Month
"No organization will be better than its Board." - Bullletin on Advancement, Gonser Gerber LLP
In honor of Presidents Day, we present a potpourri of pontifications, promises kept and personal pursuits of our nation’s Presidents (and one First Lady).
‘Tis the season when I miss my parents most. Every recommended holiday gift for golfers reminds me of my dad and anything related to Jane Austin would be a perfect gift for my mom. In their honor, here are some great ideas for grandparents and other elders.
This article was written by Samantha Yoh and Laura Geller, H.O.M.E.'s social work interns from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.