Village of Oak Park announcements - Sept. 18

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By Community Editor

Money management program

A free program to help individuals on limited incomes manage their finances is available to Oak Park and River Forest seniors. A trained volunteer will help with bill sorting, budgeting and check writing. The program, offered through the Oak Park Township Senior Services, is sponsored by the Illinois Department on Aging and theAmerican Association of Retired Persons. Call 708.383.8060 for more information.

Health insurance counseling

Free insurance counseling is available to help Medicare recipients with their claims, supplemental insurance and drug plans, as well as applying for other state and federal benefits. Just call 708.383.8060 to schedule a session.

Transportation service

Curb-to-curb transportation service is available for Oak Park and River Forest residents age 60 and over, and for individuals of any age with disabilities. Regularly scheduled service is offered to area grocery stores and malls. Buses run from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Suggested donation is $1 for one-way or $13 for 14 rides. Reservations must be made a day in advance. Call 708.383.4806 for more information.

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