Volunteer group raising money for ‘the extras’ to help beautify Illinois Veterans Home grounds

Troy Culbertson, administrator for the Illinois Veterans Home, called the work of the Cherish the Moments group “invaluable.” “Their attention to items such as new park benches and restoration painting of the wrought-iron fencing has really enhanced those areas,” he said. QUINCY — A simple Facebook post asking to fix rusty benches eventually led to…

Empty homes increase

Homelessness has been put into the spotlight as part of homelessness week from August 1 -7. Margaret River advocacy group Just Home is calling on people to help out through donations or philanthropic partnership or even donating land. Just Home works alongside people with lived experience and stakeholders in the sector to advocate for change….

Nonprofits join forces to expand in-home primary care services for seniors

Parker Health Group and Visiting Nurse Association Health Group have partnered to launch the Parker Advanced Care Institute at VNAHG Inc., or PACI, according to a Thursday announcement. Over the last three years, Parker has awarded a series of grants to help fund the growth and expansion of VNAHG’s Advanced Care Institute. After working closely together and evaluating…