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We have found a number of senior care resources to help you or your loved ones in Chicago. Whether your need is for our in-home respite care in Gold Coast or nearby areas, or additional services through one of the providers below, we're always here to help you locate the assistance you need.

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Government Resources

Administration on Aging

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The OAA promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities - More Info

(202) 401-4634

Chicago Transit Authority

Seniors, aged 65 or older: If you are an Illinois resident, and currently enrolled in the Illinois Department on Aging’s Benefit Access Program, you are eligible for free transit on fixed routes operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace - More Info

(888) 968-7282

City of Chicago – Family & Support Services

The department works to promote the independence and well-being of individuals, support families and strengthen neighborhoods by providing direct assistance and administering resources to a network of community-based organizations, social service providers, and institutions - More Info

(312) 743-0300

City of Chicago Senior Services

The department’s Senior Services Area Agency on Aging administrates a variety of 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 - More info

(312) 743-0300

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Information on housing options for yourself, an aging parent, relative, or friend - More Info

Reverse mortgages for seniors | Federal housing programs for seniors | Housing Counseling | Rural housing loans

(312) 353-5680

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Benefits Administration, Veterans Health Administration. VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Servicemembers, Veterans, their dependents, and survivors - More Info

(800) 827-1000

Federal and State Government Benefit Information

Provides citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs - More Info

(800) 333-4636

Federal Trade Commission

Protecting America’s Consumers - More Info

File a Consumer Complaint | Report Identity Theft | Do-Not-Call Registry | Scam Alerts

(202) 326-2222

Illinois Department on Aging

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 - More Info

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program | Information and Assistance Services | Money Management | Transportation

(312) 814-2630

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

Provides citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs - More Info

(312) 744-6672

National Center On Elder Abuse

The Center promotes understanding and action on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation - More Info

Illinois: (855) 500-3537

Social Security Administration

A wealth of information on retirement, disability, and SSI benefits, and your social security records - More Info

(800) 772-1213 

Veterans Resource Office – North Chicago 

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(312) 744-7582


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Health Resources

AARP Foundation

AARP Foundation is tackling senior poverty by sparking bold, innovative solutions that help vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social connectedness - More Info

(800) 242-8721 (National) 

American Stroke Association

We team with millions of volunteers to prevent, treat and beat stroke by funding innovative research, fighting for stronger public health policies, and providing lifesaving tools and information -  More Info

(800) 242-8721 (National) 

Alzheimer’s Association

Provides information and resources for Alzheimer’s Disease More Info

(800) 272.3900 (National)

Chicago branch - More Info 

(847) 933-2413 (Chicago) 

The Chicago Lighthouse

The Chicago Lighthouse is a world-renowned social service organization serving the blind, visually impaired, disabled and veteran communities with comprehensive vision care and support services. More Info

(312) 666-1331


National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand - More Info

Mesothelioma Guide

Mesothelioma Guide provides patients and their loved ones with resources, answers, and information over a wide spectrum of free assistance options - More Info

(888) 385-2024

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) is a leading resource for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support. MSAA is a national, nonprofit organization founded in 1970. Our organization is dedicated to improving lives today through ongoing support and direct services to individuals with MS, their families, and their care partners. More Info

(800) 532-7667

Muscular Dystrophy Association

We’re fighting to free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harmful effects of Muscular Dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases so they can live longer and grow stronger. Our trained specialists are here to provide one-on-one support for every part of your journey. If you live outside the U.S., we may be able to connect you to Muscular Dystrophy groups in your area, but MDA services are only available in the U.S.More Info

(800) 572-1717

National Lung Health Education Program

(NLHEP) Useful information on COPD and other Lung disorders - More Info

(913) 895.4631


Providing a simple no-cost solution to medicine management. If you or a loved one do not have someone to review and sort medications into weekly dispensable containers this is the perfect solution. The same process is followed for getting your prescription today but instead of using a local pharmacy you use PersonalRX. Medications arrive monthly in a pre-packaged, pre-labeled, easy to dispense pod that includes all of the medications to be taken during a specific day/time.  - More Info

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Other Resources

A-Z Organizing Services

Diane Snow is a professional organizer with over 20 years of experience in organizing homes so clients can enjoy living comfortably and safely. She and her team of organizers concentrate on space, function, clutter reduction, local or cross country relocation, unpacking and settling in, right-sizing, disbursement of furniture and items, extreme clutter and hoarding, paper management and photo organizing. Diane and her team of organizers belong to the National Association of Professional Organizers, and/or National Association of Sr. Move Managers, Association of Professional Photo Organizers. The team works hard to address client concerns, cares and situations to make it easier for them to achieve their organizational needs and desires.  - More Info

(773) 202-9297

Advance Ambulance

Serving patients in and around Chicago that have a need for non-emergency ambulance transportation. For example, patients requiring transport for pre-scheduled transfers between hospitals or other healthcare facilities, or between patients’ homes and treatment facilities. The demand for these non-emergency medical transportation services in Chicago has grown in recent years with the increase in specialized treatment facilities, home health care agencies, and nursing homes. In order to keep up with the demand and to best accommodate these patients, Advance offers a myriad of options, which are administered congruent with patients’ individual medical needs. - More Info

(773) 774-8999

Dawson Relocation Services

Dawson Relocation Services specializes in assisting seniors and their families with all aspects of the relocation process. Their goal is to make the transition from your current residence to a smaller home or senior community as smooth as possible by providing the services and resources to remove as much stress as possible from your move - More Info

(847) 922-6143

Extended Home Living Services

EHLS is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist, licensed general contractor, and a licensed elevator contractor - More Info

(773) 775-6122

Grateful Gourmet

Margaret Cvercko has a passion for food, and a bigger passion to see people enjoying food. Specializing in custom meal preparation focusing on client specific requirements such as low-salt, low-fat, heart-healthy, gluten-free, Mediterranean and more. For those clients that want a more personal in-home meal experience. - More Info

(630) 335-3080

H.O.M.E. - Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly

H.O.M.E. can provide you or a senior you love with housing and housing support services through our programs - More Info

Affordable Housing | Home Upkeep & Repair | Shopping Bus | Moving Assistance

(773) 921-3200

Houpt Art Therapy

Therapy through art provided by a Katharine Joy Houpt, clinical professional counselor and art therapist. Meeting clients wherever they are in the art continuum, whether new to art, reengaging or a practicing artist in a wide variety of media. Discover the therapeutic benefits of expressing your inner artist! - More Info  

(872) 216-0658

Identity Theft Resource Center

ITRC is a nonprofit consumer information, research, and advocacy organization that offers public education, prevention tips, victim information guides, and other resources - More Info

(888) 400-5530

ISTAND - Falls Prevention

Online exercise program and mobility aids - More Info

Movies (Available to borrow in our office)

Meals On Wheels - Chicago

The Meals On Wheels is the oldest and largest organization in the United States representing those who provide meal services to people in need - More Info

(312) 744-4016

Movies - Entertainment Education

Still Alice - More Info

Notebook - More Info

Away From Her - More Info

Philips Lifeline

Medical alert system. Provides peace of mind during periods where seniors may be alone for periods of time. Synergy provides discounted pricing for this service if you are a client - More Info

(773) 868-3183

Senior Citizen’s Guide

Designed to help older adults and those with aging parents or family members find housing, health, financial, travel, entertainment, consumer services, and other senior-related resources in the City of Chicago, as well as Cook County. More Info

Senior Fraud

The AARP Fraud Watch Network gives you access to information about how to protect yourself and your family - More Info

(888) 687-2277

Silver Cuisine by BistroMD

We believe that food is medicine, and our passion is creating delicious meals that enhance the quality of our members' lives. We stand for longer and healthier living through how we eat and how we live, and our home-delivered meals are lovingly created with the nutritional needs of people 50+ and seniors in mind. Experience the freedom and peace of mind knowing that your loved one is eating healthy and delicious, doctor-designed, chef-prepared meals. - More Info

(844) 404-FOOD (3663)

Silver Sneakers Fitness

SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program for active older adults. Providers are located throughout the Chicagoland area. We focus on fitness, friends, and fun - More Info

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