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The Hanover Township Food Pantry is open six days per week and is in need of donations. Can you help? Take a look at the list

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Please visit the links below for general information on entitlement programs. 

ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

Adult Protective Services

https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/protectionadvocacy/pages/abuse_reporting.aspx

Call 24/7 to make a report of suspected abuse to an older adult or person with disability.  Abuse can include verbal, emotional, physical, sexual, financial, or neglect. 

           

Adult Protective Services – 24 hour hotline                          866-800-1409

Adult Protective Services – Catholic Charities (local)           847-253-5500

Adult Protective Services – resident of Long Term Care      888-401-820

HELPFUL WEBSITES

Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org/illinois/
Resource for individuals suffering dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease and their caregivers

AgeOptions – Local Area Agency on Aging for Hanover Township
www.ageoptions.org
Resource for information and referrals in suburban Cook County

Catholic Charities Northwest
http://www.catholiccharities.net/GetHelp/OurServices/SeniorCaseManagement.aspx
Provides intake for various services like Home delivered meals, Community Care Program, and emergency response, as well as caregiver and respite services

CEDA – Community Economic Development Agency of Cook County
http://www.cedaorg.net/www2/index.htm
Resources and workshops available to Cook County residents; Partner for administration of LIHEAP programs

Community Crisis Center
www.crisiscenter.org
24/7 Emergency hotline to provide safety, hope, advocacy, respite, and education for those affected by crisis or violence.  Hotline number is 847-697-2380 (English) or 847-697-9740 (español).

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.acl.gov
Federal search engine for locating services; available nationwide

Illinois Attorney General
http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/seniors/index.html
Resources and fact sheets for consumer protections and scams

Illinois Department on Aging
http://www.illinois.gov/aging/Pages/default.aspx
Access point for aging services in Illinois
Link to Benefit Access application

Illinois Department of Human Services
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx
Information on state programs like SNAP, Medicaid, nursing homes

Illinois DHS Application for Benefits Eligibility
https://abe.illinois.gov/abe/access/
Web portal for online applications for SNAP, Medicaid, and other DHS programs

Medicare
www.medicare.gov
Source for information and resources related to Medicare questions.  Can also call the nationwide hotline number at 800-633-4227

National Council on Seniors Drug and Alcohol Rehab
www.rehabnet.com
Resources and information for individuals facing addiction

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
https://www.lgbtagingcenter.org/resources/index.cfm
Resources and fact sheets for LGBT older adults and their caregivers

Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov
Source for information and resources related to Social Security questions.  Can also call the nationwide hotline number at 800-772-1213

 

RESOURCE GUIDES

Age Well DuPage Resource Guide
https://www.dupageco.org/Community_Services/Senior_Services/1699/
Comprehensive guide to services in DuPage County

Caregiver Resource Guide
https://resourcesforintegratedcare.com/sites/default/files/Dementia_Resource_Guide_for_Caregivers_0.pdf
Helpful information and resources for caregivers to a person with dementia

You Gave, Now Save Resource Booklet
https://www.ncoa.org/resources/you-gave-now-save-guide-to-benefits/
Comprehensive Guide to programs and resources for older adults


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