LANSING | Longtime Lansing resident Virginia Kotecki said there is no magic formula for hitting the century mark, as she did when she turned 100-years-old Aug. 31.
Mark Dvorak, left, a veteran performer and teacher at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, looks on as Marge Weber plays a tune on her guitar in Elk Grove Village, Ill. Dvorak produced Weber's debut album which she recorded last year at the age of 79.
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. | Many suburban grandmas wouldn't consider driving into Chicago at 9:30 on a weeknight to hear a new performer play guitar and sing at a bar.
CALUMET CITY | The Citizens Utility Board will give Calumet City consumers money-saving light bulbs, helpful tips, and information about a free, energy-saving online service that has been showing people how to save about $100 a year.
PORTAGE | Linda Bryann got her hearing and blood pressure checked.
HOBART | Doris Christian doesn't get paid for a job that plays upon her skills as cheerleader, counselor and sometimes police detective.
HOBART | The play "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?" will be presented at 3 p.m. on March 10 at Hobart High School, 32 E. 7th St.
Dr. Meeta Khan wears a face mask as she examines a respiratory patient at the Rush University Hospital emergency department on Thursday in Chicago. Flu season in the U.S. has hit early and, in some places, hard. But whether this will be considered a bad season by the time it has run its cour…
CHICAGO | Illinois residents are being reminded to check on older family members during this flu season and, if needed, to help get them to clinics or a pharmacy to get a flu shot.
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. | Marie Handley started her day Sept. 26 the way she has for 26 years: eating breakfast with more than a dozen toddlers, seated in booster seats around her.
Marie Handley, 88, is surrounded by toddlers she has cared for at the Elk Grove Township Day Care Center. Handley has retired after working 27 years at the day care center.
Marie Handley, 88, holds up a keepsake photograph gifted by co-workers upon her retirement at the Elk Grove Township Day Care Center. Handley has retired after working 27 years at the day care center.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a sentence-reduction request from a Lowell man convicted of raping his 91-year-old neighbor.
CROWN POINT | Casimira Bilinski was clearly a cut above most of her competition during back-to-back events Monday at the Lake County Fair.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | As I carefully clip the final re-admission stamp for this year's 162nd Porter County Fair from the back of my hand, let's look back at some of the precious memories I will be trying to forget until the 163rd fair.
VALPARAISO | A downstate anthropologist is trying to reframe the way people see older residents and the role municipal planners play in creating livable communities for all ages.
HOBART | Hobart senior citizens can attend the high school play "Back to the ’80s" for free at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Every day, my office phone, cellphone and email are filled with distress messages from people reaching out for resources to ease their desperate situations.
LAKE STATION | The Lake Station Lions Club will hold its annual Senior Citizens Dinner at noon Sunday at Edison Junior-Senior High School, 3304 Parkside Ave.
HOBART| A special showing of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" is free to senior citizens attending the 3 p.m. Sunday matinee at Hobart High School, 2211 E. 10th St.
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