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For the retirees, Nov. 4-11, 2018

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Autumn Fields' third area adult-living facility in Tilton already nearly half-full

TILTON — The third Autumn Fields Adult Community facility in East Central Illinois is nearly half-full after opening in September at its lakeside location in Tilton.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 1-8, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: A Klose Knit Fashion Show — Where Knitting Meets Passion. Silent auction and raffle. Presented by Imbibe Urbana.

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

Where: held in the back hallway of Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, behind Common Ground Food Co-op, 300 S. Broadway Ave., #166, downtown Urbana.

The Health Reporter Is In, Nov. 1, 2018

Q: What are the main things to know about enrolling in health insurance for next year through the government exchange?

A: Premiums are rising, on average, by 6 percent next year for Affordable Care Act-compliant plans sold both on and off the government exchange, according to research published last week by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

State regulators approve sale of Champaign County Nursing Home

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BOLINGBROOK — The Champaign County Nursing Home is on its way to becoming privately owned, now that a sale lined up by county officials has been approved by state regulators.

Danville woman looking to provide some care for Westville caregivers

WESTVILLE — Emily Frazier enjoys being on the move.

However, moving around has never been easy for the 26-year-old Westville woman, who has cerebral palsy and can only walk short distances when someone's assisting her.

"Most of the time, she's down on the ground," said dad Jeff. "She crawls, or I'll put her over my shoulder and carry her."

Family Life | Ensuring a smooth transition to a memory-care home

I spent five-and-a-half years working in a memory-care unit. I have worked with many families through the adjustment phase of moving a loved one into a skilled nursing facility as well as helping them find grace as they continue to try to communicate with their loved one while they progress through the dementia process.

State review board set to have final vote on nursing home sale today

CHAMPAIGN — A state regulatory board is set to decide today whether a planned sale of the Champaign County Nursing Home can proceed.

It's one of dozens of cases before the state Health Facilities and Services Review Board at an all-day session in Bolingbrook, and the final agenda was revised Monday to reflect that there's opposition to the sale.

Pet Talk | Alert on flea, tick medications

By the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

For the retirees, Oct. 28-Nov. 4, 2018

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

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