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Nominations now open for the 2018 Supervisor's Community Service Awards! Open to volunteers, businesses and community groups! 

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Sage for Aging

If you are caring for an older adult, please use the link below for helpful information and resources.

Click here for more information.

 

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

 

Resource Guide for Caregivers
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

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

"You Gave, Now Save" Booklet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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