Agency on Aging seeks volunteer for advisory council

By on January 24, 2012

Kane County—The Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois is seeking a Kane County resident or person employed in Kane County to represent the county on its Advisory Council. The position is for the remainder of an unexpired term, and the appointee may then serve a full three-year term.

The primary qualifications required for this volunteer position are a sincere interest in benefiting senior citizens and a desire to make the public aware of the services available to seniors. Interested people should contact Dawn Simon at the agency by Friday, Jan. 27, at P.O. Box 809, Kankakee, IL 60901, or by phone at (815) 939-0727 or 1-800-528-2000.

The Area Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois is a nonprofit organization responsible for developing and coordinating a network of services for older persons throughout an eight-county area in northeastern Illinois.

The agency informs and advises public and private agencies and the general public of the needs of older persons living in the area, and acts as an advocate on their behalf. The agency serves DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties. Other information about the agency and other topics of interest to the elderly and links to other resources are available at the agency’s website,