Senior Living in River Grove, Illinois
Activities and Services for Seniors in River Grove
River Grove Senior Citizens Club
The River Grove Senior Citizens Club is open to all seniors 55 years or older. Meetings are held the first and third Mondays of the month at noon in the River Grove Senior Community Center, 8664 West Grand Ave.
Bingo and card games are played after each meeting and light refreshments are served.
Members also enjoy trips, entertainment, speakers, community service and luncheons.
Village of River Grove
Visit the village website for details about a variety of services, including Meals on Wheels and free emergency cell phones for seniors.
Leyden Township Senior Services
Leyden Township offers a variety of valuable services to its senior residents, including a subsidized taxi program, handyman services, free cell phones, free tax filing and more.
Call (847) 455-8616 x 5140 for details.
Free Prescription Drug Card
Leyden Township offers a free prescription drug card to ALL Township residents. Save up to 75% on prescription drugs with no paperwork to complete, no expiration date, no health restrictions. Ready to use with no limits on usage and it covers many pet medications.
Call the Town Hall at (847) 455-8616 to get your free card.
Aging Care Connections
Aging Care Connections is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to enrich the quality of life of older adults and their families through a range of programs and services that enhance their well-being and independence. Founded in 1971, Aging Care Connections provides comprehensive services to adults sixty years of age and older in Lyons, Riverside, Proviso, Norwood Park and Leyden Townships. Programs and services include: Adult Protective Services, Aging Well Neighborhood, Benefits Assistance, Caregiver Support Program, Comprehensive Care Coordination, Congregate Meals, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Home Delivered Meals, Information & Assistance, In-home Assistance, Support Groups, Transitional Care, and Transportation Assistance. If you have questions about aging resources in our community, contact ACC at (708) 354-1323 or agingcareconnections.org.
Why eat lunch alone when you can dine with friends new and old, and all for just $2.50?
Aging Care Connections’ Congregate Meals program serves older adults (aged 60 and older) with a nutritious lunchtime meal for a suggested donation of $2.50. Meals are served Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.at Salerno’s Pizzeria and Sports Bar, 9301 W 63rd St, Hodgkins.
Stay after your meal to enjoy bingo, crafts, reading discussion groups, board games, and educational programs.
Reserve your spot at (708) 354-1323.
Aging Well Neighborhood
Do you want to get involved in creating an age-friendly community? Or learn about the health and wellness events, programs, and activities happening in your area? Or connect with other like-minded adults near you? If so, we would love to hear from you! The Aging Well Neighborhood program brings together older adults, businesses, healthcare services, social services, and health and wellness education to create a “Health Neighborhood.” The goal of this program is to build a community of services that supports lifelong wellness and an age-friendly community. Contact the Aging Well Neighborhood team at Aging Care Connections at (708) 603-2259 or AWN@agingcareconnections.org.
West Suburban Senior Services
West Suburban Senior Services, which runs senior centers in Bellwood, La Grange and Forest Park, has been assisting senior citizens in the near West Cook County suburbs township for more than 30 years. As a charitable, non-profit organization, the agency provides a variety of services, programs and assistance exclusively to address the needs of senior citizen residents.
Call (708) 547-5600 for more information.