by Jeff Robison | We’re more likely during the holidays to check up on our older neighbors and other seniors who are important to us. But times of need are neither predictable nor convenient. Here’s a checklist to help us all become better guardians year-round.
A community meeting will be held Wednesday on the proposal to convert 4501 North Winchester Ave., the site of the former Ravenswood Hospital, into 74 senior affordable housing units and a supportive living facility with 120 units.
by Jeff Robison | A local real estate development team wants to help address housing and lifestyle challenges older residents will face in coming years by converting underutilized parish buildings into senior residences.
by Dara Salk | The Attorney General’s Office has put together a handy tip sheet on how to avoid scams and consumer fraud.
Good things come to those who work for change! The Crosstown Bus Coalition, comprised of North and South Siders, successfully advocated for the return of both the #11 bus and the #31 bus. Both routes will return in the Spring, but it’s only a pilot project for now. Still, we’re celebrating!
by Dara Salk | Friendship Pet Food Pantry is entering its third year, and we have lots of news to share — including how you can help community pets stay with their families and out of shelters.
The Crosstown Bus Coalition (including supporters of the #11 bus in our community) is continuing its work to reinstate two vital city bus routes.
by Dara Salk | When people have trouble making ends meet, and they have pets, they may struggle to provide nutritious food to their furry companions. That’s where Friendship Pet Food Pantry comes in.
Chicagoans — old, young, strong, infirm — came out for a cause they believe to be not just important, but essential: the return of the #11 Lincoln Bus from Lawrence to Fullerton.
Join Alderman Ameya Pawar on Monday, Nov. 17, at CTA headquarters to rally to restore the #11 Lincoln bus, and read our letter in support of the bus route.