Friday, October 14, 2011

Get info about Medicare, social security and more at Senior Fair on Oct. 17 at SXU

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) will address attendees

Chicago (Oct. 14, 2011) Senior citizens can get assistance from government agencies and area businesses about a variety of issues at Congressman Dan Lipinski's (IL-3) Senior Fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Mon., Oct. 17 at Saint Xavier University's Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St. More than 300 people are expected to attend this event.

The Senior Fair offers a one-stop shop for area residents to get information on issues such as Medicare, cell phone programs for seniors, public transportation, Secretary of State services, social security and more. Lipinski also will attend the fair and give a speech.

The following vendors are scheduled to attend the fair: the Regional Transportation Authority, Walgreen's, Archer Pharmacy, State Treasurer's Office, Secretary of State's Office, the Illinois Attorney General's Office, Reverse Mortgage, A Touch of Grace Hospice, Senior Suites of Garfield Ridge, Humana, Cook County Clerk's Office, Cook County Sherriff's Office, Wellcare Health Plans, Mutual of Omaha, American Cancer Society, Home Instead, Walden and Reed, Comfort Keepers, Citizens Utility Board, Patient Circle of Care, Illinois Health Connect, Shaklee, Spring Leaf, and The British Home.

For more information, please contact the Shannon Center at (773) 298-3101.


Media Contact:
Karla Thomas, Executive Director of Media Relations
(773) 298-3937 or

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