Updates from the Chicago Chapter

SWAT Team Lends a Hand

August 14, 2012

By Virginia Mullery The old joke about how many people it takes to change a light bulb isn't funny at all, if you are elderly and living alone without family close by. How about that button that needs replacing, when your eyesight makes it hard to thread a needle? Or, cleaning a bathtub when you can't get down on arthritic knees? Simple everyday tasks become major obstacles for many people… Read More »

Seniors come together to celebrate holiday

December 25, 2011

December 25, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Hundreds of Chicago seniors who might have been alone this Christmas came together to celebrate the holiday. From the looks of it, they had a great time dancing and showing off their moves. The group 'Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly' hosted three parties around the city. Seniors who did not have friends or family to spend the… Read More »

Making Chicago Great:  Little Brothers

March 28, 2011

An opportunity to share friendship and food, Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly meet-ups are a special time for the elderly as well as the volunteers who assist them. Read More »

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Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life.

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