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Senior Voices

Senior Voices – What to do?

I hope all of you, especially seniors, are being sensible about avoiding contracting the virus— and, more importantly, not infecting others. My kids have...

Senior Voices – Basketball memories

Last month was Mother’s Day and this month is Father’s Day. In my past, my hubby always wanted to watch some special sport on...

Senior Voices – I don’t understand

Mother’s Day is always a special day in the year. Because of a variety of viruses and childhood illnesses, mothers have always been there...

Senior Voices – From pencils and pens to scams and cell phones

I recently attended a Senior Expo at the Sheraton Hotel and it was, as always, very worthwhile. If you ever need more pencils or...

Senior Voices – Nothing is for free

This coming month is tax time. And we all cringe to pay our taxes in April. Yet, so many things in Naperville make it...

Senior Voices – Volunteer to be happy

This month is Valentine’s Day. This is the month one is supposed to let others know how much they are appreciated – and loved....

Senior Voices – I am changing my mind!

Mark Puknaitis, our Naperville Fire Chief, is on a mission of Community Risk Reduction. He emphatically states, “Don’t be afraid to call the ambulance.” Some...

Senior Voices – True Confession

As some of you know, our Senior Task Force has been on a mission to not use the cement bumpers in front of parking...

Senior Voices – Getting your car ready for winter

By Jim Hill Winter weather will soon be upon us. It’s time to prepare your car for winter driving. Here a few tips from AARP. Make...

Senior Voices – Senior Task Force honors volunteers

Our Senior Task Force had recently decided to honor a senior citizen of the year with an award for all the contributions they do...

Senior Voices – Hearing aid stores

When my husband Bill was living, he was showing significant signs of not hearing well and always said it was because I mumbled. But...

Senior Voices – HELP WANTED

After my fall over a car-stop bumper in a hotel parking lot, I’ve learned many other people have tripped over them, too. I had...

Senior Voices – 50 YEARS AGO: THE SETTLEMENT

I started my first piano and organ store in Naperville in 1967. Dutch Beidelman was building a new store at 7 W. Jackson. My...

Senior Voices – Library

Did you know our local library has two distinguished ratings? It has a 5 Star category, the top level there is. But more importantly...

Senior Voices – Cherish and share fond memories

Since Easter came so late this year, I was reminded all during April that everyone has fond memories of a favorite Easter. I have...

Senior Voices – It’ll be a really good SHOE

Good News! Our Housing Commission finalized their recommendation to the City Council that the 5th Ave. development include a minimum of 20 percent affordable...

Senior Voices: Post Office – Vote – Ben Franklin 284

Where have I been? How did this escape me? When did our postage go up in price? I have a big box of 8.5...

Senior Voices – Sweethearts

February is the month for sweethearts. Hopefully, everyone has sweethearts – your parents, kids, friends, mates, etc. I just had a nice meeting with our...

Senior Voices – 2019 Wants

Where did 2018 go? Have you noticed the older you get, the faster the time goes? It is like a roll of toilet paper....

Senior Voices – Holiday mood

Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Reason? Because people are in a cheerful, happy mood. Most of them. There are, of...