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Reliable Information on Social Service Organizations & Free Community Resources

Senior Services and other support for the Elderly

Seniors Blue Book

Senior Resources Database: Housing, Home Health Care, and more

Resources for Aging Well

Diabetic Care, Enteral (Tube) Feeding, Hospice, IV Therapy, Med-Alert Available, Medicaid, Medicare, Non-Medical Home Care, Private Insurance, Private Pay, Psychiatric Care, Social Worker, Therapy, Occupational, Physical, Respiratory, Speech, Trach Care, Wound Care

Senior Resource Guide

Senior Resources Database: Senior Housing, Health at Home, Care Management, Community Resources, Professional Services, Health Services

Senior Resources for Professionals and Consumers

We have learned a lot in 10 years and grown with the media. One of our strongest calls to action with this website has been to keep this website simple and easy-to-use. From our local geographic directories to our alphabetically sorted search results to our local and national Senior News sorted by date – we are all about keeping it simple!

Suburban Resource Guide for Seniors

Senior Resources Database: Housing, Home Health Care, and more

A Community Website for Cook County Suburban Seniors

Suburban Resource Guide for Seniors is a new internet-based resource guide for active seniors living in suburban Cook County. Launched in September 2013, Suburban Resource Guide for Seniors provides a gateway to community resources available in over 120 suburbs of Chicago.

Illinois Department on Aging

Community Services Resource Directory

Caregiver Support Resources

Helping Family and Friends care for Seniors

The MISSION of the Illinois Department on Aging is to serve and advocate for older Illinoisans and their caregivers by administering quality and culturally appropriate programs that promote partnerships and encourage independence, dignity, and quality of life. This section provides information on programs and services that help senior citizens to remain living independently in their own homes. If you feel you have been discriminated against, neglected or abused, call the Senior HelpLine: 1-800-252-8966, 1-888-206-1327 (TTY).

Senior Resource

Senior Resources Directory of many helpful services

The "E-cyclopedia" of Senior Options and Information

On this state page you will find resources, senior housing, and senior lifestyle opportunities. Such items address Seniors' needs from Active Communities to Assisted Living along with Insurance, Medical and Financial Planning information.

City of Chicago Senior Services

Family & Support Services Senior Services-Area Agency on Aging

The department’s Senior Services Area Agency on Aging administrates a variety programs designed to address the diverse needs and interests of older Chicagoans, from those who are healthy and active, to those who are frail and homebound. The agency operates six Regional Senior Centers that act as community focal points for information and assessment, and provide senior services in health and fitness, education and recreation.

Senior Guidance

6 Assisted Living Facilities, Senior Care Homes and Senior Living Communities in Illinois

Helping Seniors During Most Difficult Times provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Nursing Home Abuse Center

We provide support for nursing home abuse victims and their loved ones

Nursing Home Abuse Center’s mission is to protect seniors from abuse and neglect

The Nursing Home Abuse Center provides information, support and resources to the elderly population for those who have suffered from nursing home abuse or elder abuse. We cover a variety of issues as well as warning signs to look out for if abuse or neglect is suspected. We want to restore dignity for some of our most vulnerable and valued citizens.

Nursing Home Abuse

We share stories of elder abuse to inform the public’s mission is to inform and spread awareness for nursing home and elder abuse main mission and focus is to make the public aware of an unknown and growing epidemic. Nursing home abuse and elder abuse happens all the time, many times right under the noses of family members. It is an issues that is only now gaining traction, we aim to keep pressing down on this issue so that the public is made aware of the travesties that are happening in nursing home facilities.

Retirement Business Ideas

Take The Next Steps To Generate Additional Income After Retirement

Contributed by students from Brenham Community Center, Texas

If you are retired, it is time to start enjoying life. You have put in your time and energy to build up your savings and retirement funds so you can travel, explore your passions, and partake in the simpler pleasures life has to offer. However, looming in the background is the notion that there is a finite amount of money to see you through your retirement years. To remedy this nagging fear, many people are exploring retirement business ideas. There are a number of business opportunities available for retirees who want to supplement their retirement funds, without feeling like they are going back to work. The purpose of this article is to present retirees with retirement business ideas that are suitable to maintain a relaxing and comfortable retirement without causing any extensive stress or “break the bank” on your current retirement funds. We have compiled a short list of business ideas after retirement, which is not time or labor intensive so that people can generate the income they want without having to carefully budget their retirement funds in order to enjoy life.

Elder Care Locator

Connecting you to Community Services

The Eldercare Locator website contains a wealth of information and resources including a searchable database. This database links users to unbiased information and resources that are available at the state and community level. To accomplish this goal, AoA works in partnership with State and Area Agencies on Aging funded by the Older Americans Act (OAA). These agencies provide AoA with the information and resources located within the Eldercare Locator database. The database includes State Agencies on Aging, Area Agencies on Aging, Aging and Disability Resources Centers, aging information and referral programs, and special purpose information and assistance resources for legal services, elder abuse prevention, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, and the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

Senior Safety in the Home

A Guide to Helping Senior Citizens Stay Safe at Home

Care about a senior citizen in your life? Then make sure his or her home doesn’t become a house of horrors. The Centers for Disease Control, in a 2016 report, says it quite succinctly: “Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls, making falls the number one cause of injuries and deaths from injury among older Americans.

Senior Safety

Guide to Senior Safety at Home

This resource guide will review the steps that can be taken to create a safe living area for seniors, discuss how technology can assist, and how to gauge the warning signs that indicate an entirely different approach may be necessary. It concludes with a list of resources for additional information on senior safety. This resource includes: Potential Hazards at Home, Steps for Establishing Home Safety, Senior Home Safety Products, Medic Alert Systems, In-Home Care from Relatives, In-Home Care from Caregivers, Deciding When to Place a Senior in a Home, Crimes Against Seniors, and Further Reading

online Senior Resources grouped by category

Making the Move to Assisted Living:

Moving Tips for Seniors:

Senior Health Resources:

Nutrition Guide for the Aging and Elderly:

Boomer’s Roadmap to Aging in Place:

Financial Resources for Seniors:

Veterans Benefits for Seniors:

Legal Planning for Alzheimer's and Dementia:

Legal Resources for Seniors:

Veterans Benefits for Seniors:

Making the Move to Assisted Living:

Keeping Seniors Safe with While Remodeling:

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors:

Home Accommodations for Seniors:

Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home: