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1 Aged (Rock County) Ombudsman program in need of more volunteers (photo of Lew Robinson, Wally Clark, Julia Pierstorff)(Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care) 26 Nov 2011, 3A
2 Aged (Rock County) Rock County should applaud Family Care plan (editorial) 08 Jan 2012, 8A
3 Aged (Rock County) RSVP's Friendly Visitor program fills two voids at one time: volunteer, couple both enjoy benefits (photo of Bonnie Myers) 16 Jan 2012, 2A
4 Aged (Rock County) Healthy Hearts program stresses nutrition, exercise: registration ongoing for upcoming classes (photo of Julie Seeman from Rock County Council on Aging) 08 Mar 2012, 2A
5 Aged (Rock County) Summer relief for seniors: program distributes air conditioners to elders as needed (Voluntary Action Center of Beloit) 12 Apr 2012, 2A
6 Aged (Rock County) Answering some age-old questions: seniors encouraged to start lobbying for program funding (photo of John Schnabl)(Senior Statesmanship Program) 20 Apr 2012, 2A
7 Aged (Rock County) Role reversal: for more than 60 years, Dorothy Sanders cared for her family. Now it's her daughters' turn to look out for their mother (photo of Debbie Boogaard, Barb Spilde, Tiffany Capelle) 13 May 2012, 1A
8 Aged (Rock County) Demand heats up for air conditioner donations: program has seen rise in requests, contributions (photo of David Zidmars of the Voluntary Action Center in Beloit) 04 Aug 2012, 3A
9 Aged (Rock County) RSVP facing cuts for mileage money: transportation help also is taking a hit (photo of Executive Director Robert Harlow)(graph Retired and Senior Volunteer Program client numbers 2010-2012) 05 Sep 2012, 2A
10 Aged (Rock County) Take a swing for charity: golf event raises money for St. Elizabeth [Nursing Home] (photo of Mother Christopher holding a photograph of the Lillis family, who donated a Victorian House in Janesville [109 S. Atwood Ave.] in 1955 for the care of the elderly)(includes history) 09 Sep 2012, 2A

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