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Proactive Autumn Travelers and Power of Mercy Mission: 

Proactive Autumn Travelers Help the Aging Silvers Cope with the Aging Gap, Getting Older and Aging at Home  

Those in the Aging Gap experience a gradual  Loss of Independence due for instance to chronic ailments.  As an example Arthritis ....One day you wake up and find you hurt all over and are having a hard time walking.  Over time walking gets harder and you progress from a cane to a walker and then maybe to a wheelchair; Or perhaps you need grab bars to get in or out of a bathtub;  Or maybe a handy man to make minor repairs.  

Autumn Travelers helping Hands: The New Vision to support Aging Gap and Living at Home.  
  • Autumn Travelers help both themselves and those in the Aging Gap cope with nonmedical issues such as benefits, housing, transportation, etc.  
  • AT.er's help  those in the Aging Gap  find support and services to remain Independent and Live at Home for as Long as possible.
Proactive Autumn Traveler Vision:  Create a technology  and resource community with a single point of contact so that  aging adults  and/or Disabled Veterans (or their Caregivers) can find the resources in N/NW suburbs to help them cope with daily concerns and issues of getting older.
For information email:  Aging Gap Caregiver Network   


One organization, United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago has created an ONLINE Home Medical Equipment Exchange where those with mobility problems can find donated Wheelchairs, Walkers, Standers, Bathroom Safety Devices, etc.


The Infinite-DME program serves both Metro Chicago and Downstate Illinois.

 Another organizaition, FISH of Park Ridge provides volunteer transportation (free) to medical appointments for residents of Maine Township.  All transportation resticted to boundaries of Maine Township (Park Ridge, Des Plaines, parts of Niles & Morton Grove)  

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