In The News

WBBM Radio looks at people and organizations doing positive things to help others. Listen to radio host Jim Gudas with this “Difference Maker” – Ken Grunke, Executive Director at PLOWS Council on Aging.


Here's a front page story in the Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown reporting on our dedicated home-delivered meal service -- continuing through a pandemic, polar vortex or anything else in the last 45 years!  


Another front page in the Daily Southtown/Chicago Tribune story about our respite services for informal caregivers.


A Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown news story that includes PLOWS Council on Aging and interviews  with members of the M-Team working with our Adult Protective Services unit.


See this CBS-TV Chicago Channel 2 report on a health presentation and discussion by Northwestern infectious diseases expert Dr. Michael Ison. The presentation was convened on March 9, 2020 by PLOWS Council on Aging with partners the Coordinated Care Alliance, Illinois Health and Hospital Association and Moraine Valley Community College.


Check out this Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown news article about Merri Fefles and her work as a volunteer with us. It’s the first feature in a weeklong series that appeared about people who are “the change they want to see in this world.”

Learn about our meal delivery program in this article below. Call us at 708-361-0219 if you know someone who might need daily home-delivered meals or if you'd like to join our team of dedicated volunteers.

PLOWS Council on Aging volunteers Joe Matula and Jan Hill

deliver a meal to an elderly resident on Dec. 2, 2019, in Palos

Heights. (Gary Middendorf / Daily Southtown)

Joe Matula grabs a bagged meal while his wife, Jan Hill, looks over the list of seniors on their Monday morning route for PLOWS Council on Aging. (Gary Middendorf / Daily Southtown)

Joe Matula, a PLOWS volunteer, takes a meal to one of the seniors on his route. (Gary Middendorf / Daily Southtown)

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