Farmers' Market Coupons Available for Seniors Through Aging Care Connections

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By Community Editor

Aging Care Connections will be providing coupons for local farmers' markets to seniors aged 60+ who live in Cook County with household incomes under 185% of the federal poverty level (for one person, under $1,860 per month).  The coupon booklets are worth $25 toward the purchase of locally grown fruit, vegetables and herbs and will be available July 5, 2017.  The booklets can be used at the La Grange, Oak Park and Park Ridge farmers' markets with various vendors.

Coupon booklets are available at:

Aging Care Connections
111 W Harris Ave, La Grange
708-603-2300

Proviso Township Mental Health Commission
4565 W Harrison St, third floor, Hillside
708-449-5508

Senior Assistance Center (SAC)
7774 W. Irving Park Rd, Norridge
708-456-7979

Sharp Community Center
1609 No. 36th Ave, Melrose Park
1st/3rd Wednesday10 am – 2 pm (see Mattie Stevenson)

Participants will need to provide proof of address and will need to complete and sign an application.

About Aging Care Connections

Founded in 1971, Aging Care Connections' mission is to enrich the quality of life in our community by providing older adults and their families with guidance and support that enhances the ability to age well. Programs and services are designed to provide older adults with options for care that assist them in remaining as independent as possible in their communities. ACC serves 38 suburban communities in the Leyden, Lyons, Norwood Park, Proviso and Riverside townships. For more information about Aging Care Connections, visit www.agingcareconnections.org.

 
*Submitted by Aging Care Connections

 

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