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Senior socialization is driving H-F Parks 55+ programming

The name of the game is engagement.

After going through isolation to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the world has re-opened, and the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is helping residents 55+ to reconnect through weekly, monthly or quarterly activities.

Devin Frendreis, senior programs coordinator, said participation in programs has been growing. Participation was in the single digits, but now programs can draw 30 to 40 people. A recent holiday party at Wiley’s Grill had 52 participants.

More than 50 people gathered in December for a holiday party, part of . . .

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