Walk of Hope set for Oct. 17

October 14, 2021 - 22:31

This year’s major fundraising effort for the Cancer Support Center will be the Pink-A-Boo Walk on Sunday, Oct. 17. With a Halloween theme, supporters are urged to come in costume. They can choose the one mile or 5K walk. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. at the center, 2028 Elm Road, Homewood.

At the Cancer Support Center, every program and counseling session is free thanks to the support it receives from donors, local businesses, corporations and foundations.

Cancer Support Center: A place of hope

October 14, 2021 - 22:29

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories about the Cancer Support Center and its nearly three decades of service to the community.

The Cancer Support Center is a place of hope.

Since its founding 29 years ago, the CSC’s red brick building at 2028 Elm Road in Homewood has been a place for cancer patients, cancer survivors and their supporters to come together for programs that teach as well as help them cope.

Department on Aging to assist older adults during Medicare open enrollment period

October 13, 2021 - 22:20

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With the Medicare open enrollment period set to begin Oct. 15, older adults looking to change their existing Medicare plan can receive free, personalized assistance through the Illinois Department on Aging’s (IDoA) Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP).


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