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Holiday Open House & Ribbon Cutting

Join us, Wednesday, December 4th, for our Holiday Open House and Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. The open house runs from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm, with the ribbon cutting occurring at 10:00 am. We're excited to show off our new office and plans for the future! We hope you will be able to join us!

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December 4th - National Cookie Day

Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? On National Cookie Day, who cares? These days, cookies have become the gold standard when it comes to sweets, but it wasn’t always that way. Cookies were born from the need to test an oven’s temperature before baking a cake, but it’s easy to see why those miniature test cakes weren’t thrown away after baking.​

'Tis the Season...for Scams

The bad guys don't take the holiday season off! Remember these tips to keep your personal information safe:

  • Government agencies will rarely, if ever, call you. If they do, it will be after they send you a letter – or to return a call you made to them. But anytime the “government” caller demands information (or payment by wire transfer or gift card), that’s a scam.
  • Don’t trust caller ID. Scammers use technology to hide their real number, but show one that seems legit. So if the caller ID shows a 202 area code, or says “government” or “Washington, DC,” don’t take that at face value. It could be anyone calling from anywhere.
  • Never give anyone who calls or approaches you out of the blue information like your Medicare, bank account, credit card or Social Security number. Scammers can use your information, steal your identity, get credit in your name and take your money.


Please take the time to go to the Federal Trade Commission website and read about the most prevalent scams taking place right now.


https://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/consumer-alerts/alerts/geneticscam.asp#.XcWJlCU6li0.gmail

https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2019/social-security.html


December 28th - National Call A Friend Day

Christmas is over and New Year’s is on its way. National Call a Friend Day reminds us all to take a few minutes, pick up the phone, and call that friend you’ve been meaning to get back in touch with. Checking emails, answering texts, responding to Facebook notifications, and other tech-based tasks can fill up our lives and actually make us feel less connected to the people we’re spending all our time connecting with! So with the holiday season rapidly drawing to a close this year, make an effort on December 28 to reach out with a phone call and connect, voice to voice, with a good friend.

 

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If you or your loved one are in need of daily living assistance, 24 hour care, hourly care, or transportation services we are here to help. Call us for your free assessment and personal service plan that fits your needs & schedule.


Executive Director - Laurie Teator  815-354-8977

Director of Client Services - Sean Chilonga  224-716-0928

Director of Development - Eric Blum  309-261-9191