Brenda Glenn figures that if kids start reading at a young age, it’s a habit that will stay with them for a lifetime. Toward that end she has served as the Morton Grove Public Library’s school liaison for six years.
Jin Lee, a parent of two children who graduated from Maine Township High School District 207 schools, became the district’s first Asian-American member when he was elected on April 9.
Recent headlines included the news of a caregiver accused of stealing $255,000 from the Lincolnshire man that she was supposed to be looking after. The Detectives involved in this case say that events like this one occur more frequently than anyone would like to see.
Springtime brings flowers, outdoor activities and often the start of the moving discussion in families living with seniors. The cold winter months may have led to isolation, a possible illness or many other possibilities; whatever the reason, many senior living communities see an increase in tours and moving discussions as the weather improves.
Public-Private partnerships are not new. Communities and the businesses that support them often work together to provide opportunities for their residents. In Highwood, the mayor and his wife are teaming up with a local skilled nursing facility to help create a central location where seniors can connect and engage.