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Resource Consultations…One-on-one consultations are available locally to help senior citizens and persons with disabilities identify and use local, state and federal assistance programs. Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursdays at two West Suburban Medical Center locations — the River Forest Medical Campus, 7411 Lake St., Building A, room 1104 and the second and fourth Thursdays at the Medical Center, 3 Erie St. Call 844.794.4301 to register.

Memory café…Individuals living with memory loss and their care partners are invited to spend time at the Memory Café to connect with others, share snacks and enjoy recreational and educational programs in an open-house style. The café will be open from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesdays Nov. 19 and Dec. 17 at the Township Senior Center, 130 S. Oak Park Ave. Call 708-383-8060 or email to register or volunteer.

Report abuse…Residents age 60 and over and persons with disabilities who may be victims of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation are urged to call the Oak Park Township at 708.383.8060, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Reports also may be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the Illinois Department on Aging at 866.800.1409.

Reduced rate transit cards…Seniors 65 years old and older and persons with disabilities can apply for reduced-rate public transit fare cards from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the Oak Park Township, 105 S. Oak Park Ave. The cards offer half-price rides on public transportation. First-time applicants may be required to pay $3.50 for transit card photographs. Identification is required to apply. Call 708.383.8005 for more information.