State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) held his annual senior fair in Norridge on Wednesday, August 9th at the Salvation Army Norridge Citadel Community Corps. The event also doubled as a drive for the food pantry.
“I’m always happy to provide opportunities for seniors to connect with resources in the 20th District,” said Rep. Stephens. “The event is a great hub for seniors to access information, obtain screenings and vaccines, and connect with their community’s resources.”
Participants included Age Options, Aging Care Connections, Angel Caregiver, Aetna Better Health of Illinois, Central Baptist Village, Citizens Utility Board, Humana, Illinois Home Care Ombudsman, Illinois Retina Associates, Juice Plus, Leyden Township, Metropolitan Family Services, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Norridge Police Department, Norwood Park Fire Protection District, PACE, Progress Center for Independent Living, Prudential Insurance, RTA, Senior Assistance Center, the Salvation Army Norridge Citadel, United Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Extension.
County agencies & offices included the Cook County Assessor, Board of Review, Health Department, and Veterans Assistance Commission.
From the State of Illinois were the Secretary of State Organ Donor, Illinois State Police, Office of the Attorney General, Office of the Secretary of State, Office of the Comptroller, and Office of the Treasurer.
Also available were COVID vaccines, HIV vaccines, blood pressure screening, a prescription drug pill drop-off, photo identification cards, and more information.