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Family in Focus

  • Let the holiday spirit move you

    There’s no time of the year more festive than the holiday season, and no activity that celebrates that holiday spirit better than dancing!
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Home for the holidays in Downers Grove

    Whether celebrating the season means sipping apple cider while touring an historic Victorian home; battling it out for the best gingerbread house; or ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Holiday Happenings

    Before Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie have hit the dining room table, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Here are a few local, seasonal ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Season's Greetings

    During the busy holiday season, time and distance are among the biggest obstacles to maintaining a link between you and your senior parent. No matter ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Love and affection

    West Suburban Humane Society is committed to helping homeless animals find loving forever homes. WS ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Charitable connections

    The ways in which you can give back to the community are seemingly endless. So, the problem then becomes deciding how to better allocate your time and ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • A family affair

    The family-owned Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home has been serving the Chicago area for more than a century. Founded in 1885, the funeral home is owned ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Danielle Bauer gives patients something to smile about

    Going to the dentist was never a dreaded event for Dr. Danielle Bauer. In fact, she rather enjoyed her visits to her childhood dentist, Dr. Harry Oryh ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Value of volunteerism

    Laura Crawford, president and CEO of Chamber630 in Downers Grove, knows firsthand the value of volunteerism.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • As the air chills, warm up to the choice of assisted living

    Everybody can use a helping hand at some point, and that’s especially true as we age. Seniors often discover that maneuvering throughout the house and ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:23 am

    Independent living communities offer a chance for aging adults to reinvent life. With kids gone, why deal with the burdens of a house when you can liv ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • Taking pressure off the parent-packed lunch

    The start of a school year brings mixed emotions for parents and children alike. Parents often have ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 9:37 am
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