In The News

WBBM Radio looks at people and organizations doing positive things to help others. Listen to this “Difference Maker” – Ken Grunke, Executive Director at PLOWS https://wbbm780.radio.com/articles/difference-makers-ken-grunke-plows-council-on-aging

 

Here's a front page story in the Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown about our dedicated home-delivered meal service that has continued through a pandemic and polar vortex! http://digitaledition.dailysouthtown.chicagotribune.com/html5/desktop/production/default.aspx?&edid=9e634738-a5ad-440b-aa36-5cec2fc4c2b9  

 

A front page in the Daily Southtown/Chicago Tribune story about our respite services for informal caregivers. https://digitaledition.dailysouthtown.chicagotribune.com/html5/mobile/production/default.aspx?&edid=765bd075-e5dc-4419-bc57-2ac278007056

 

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

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-plows-senior-finance-awareness-st-0814-20200813-xovix2qgxfcanfnjcuw24ggrli-story.html

 

A CBS-TV Chicago Channel 2 report on a health presentation we hosted with Northwestern infectious diseases expert Dr. Michael Ison. The presentation took place in March 2020

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2020/03/09/protecting-vulnerable-populations-against-the-coronavirus/

 

This Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown feature focuses on one of our volunteers. It’s the first feature in a weeklong series about people who are “the change they want to see in this world.” 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-vickroy-changers-merri-fefles-st-1222-20191220-7wy4xz6oz5cejgs3lij7vo3pgq-story.html

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.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-vickroy-meal-delivery-to-seniors-st-1209-20191206-q6cupjzhwzh67aoynvjuc2ibfi-story.html

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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