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Year-long Franciscan Health program promotes healthy lifestyle to prevent diabetes

Franciscan Health is offering pre-diabetic patients the opportunity to help prevent or delay type 2 diabetes with its year-long Diabetes Prevention Program. Franciscan Health’s 12-month online Diabetes Prevention Program follows guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that have proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.[Read More…]

Flossmoor police investigate business burglaries

The Flossmoor Police Department has received reports that two businesses in the 3000 block of Vollmer Road were burglarized.  The initial burglary occurred during the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 11, while the second incident occurred during the early morning hours of Friday, April 14. The offenders forced entry[Read More…]

Applications for property tax savings now available

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced April 10 that property-tax-saving exemption applications for the 2022 tax year are now available online. Exemptions are savings that contribute to lowering a homeowner’s property tax bill. The most common is the Homeowner Exemption, saving a property owner an average of $950 dollars each year.[Read More…]

Starry Nights opens with Pride Night concert June 9

A celebratory Pride Night program on Friday, June 9, will open the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District’s 2023 Starry Nights program at the band shell at Marie Irwin Park, Ridge Road and Highland Avenue in Homewood. This year, in the spirit of inclusion, the show is being presented by the villages of[Read More…]

Taking Care: Early diagnosis may help slow Alzheimer’s disease

Note: This story is the sixth in a series from our annual Health & Wellness special section, part of the Chronicle’s April 1 print edition. The section was sponsored by Franciscan Health. This information is from Alzheimer’s Association Illinois. When looking through your family, your social circle, your work group[Read More…]

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