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Helping Older Adults and Their Families Since 1974

The following external websites may provide additional information for your needs.  Selecting the links below will open another browser tab for your convenience. 

 

AARP
American Association of Retired Persons organization.

 

Administration on Aging
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created the Administration for Community Living (ACL) in 2012.

ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging (AoA), the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD), and the HHS Office on Disability.

 

Alzheimer's Association: Greater Illinois Chapter
Information, programs and support on Alzheimer’s Disease.

 

American Red Cross: Illinois
Illinois Red Cross news, donation events/locations, classes and opportunites to volunteer.

 

American Cancer Society
Cancer related Information and Resources.

 

Assistive Technology Services

Personal alert devices with no monthly fees.

 

Benefits Check Up – the National Council on Aging
Developed and maintained by The National Council on Aging (NCOA), BenefitsCheckUp is the nation's most comprehensive Web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.  BenefitsCheckUp includes more than 1,550 public and private benefits programs from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

 

The Caregiver's Guide to Overdose Response for Disabled Patients
 

CMS:  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
 

Eldercare Locator
Locate Senior Services Nationwide.

 

Epic Host Homes

Program assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in finding a home designed to encourage independence in the least restrictive environment.

 

Health Benefits for Workers with Disabilities

Social Security Administation Disability page.

 

Home Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Recovery
 

Illinois Aging Services

If you prefer to do some research on your own, this searchable database can help you access information about programs and services in your area.

 

Illinois Assistive Technology Project
Devices to assist people maintain their independence.

 

Illinois Association of Area Agencies on Aging (i4a)

 

Illinois Department of Revenue
Taxes forms, publications.

 

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs

 

Illnois Department on Aging (IDOA)

If you or someone you know lives outside our service area, you can find the administering Agency or services by county.  You can also find information and resources on COVID-19.

 

Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Project
Can provide assistance with weatherizing homes of eligible persons.

 

Illinois Senior Olympics
AgeLinc is a sponsor for the Illinois Senior Olympics.  This is an annual opportunity for persons 50 and over to compete in a wide variety of sporting events.

 

Illinois workNet
A great place for Illinois' job seekers and businesses to connect to resources and services needed to be successful in the 21st century economy.

 

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight

Provides round trip transportation from Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois for veterans (free of charge) in order of their service (WWII, Korean Era and Vietnam Era) who wish to visit their memorials in Washington, D.C. 

 

Long Term Care Information
Information from the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services about understanding, planning for, and paying for Long Term Care.

 

Low Income Energy Assistance Program
Can provide a one-time benefit to eligible households for help with energy bills.

 

Medicare
Information on Medicare services.

 

Medicare: Nursing Home Search
Nationwide search of nursing homes.

 

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

 

RetireGuide

Information on Medicare, Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Planning, Senior Discounts and more.

 

Road Scholar
Educational Opportunities.

 

Senior News & Times for Illinois

Free publication of news and events. 

 

Social Security Administration

 

Springfield Housing Authority
Housing information and services in Springfield, IL.

 

Substance Abuse and Disability
Information gathered by the U.S. Dept. of Education - Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).

 

Substance Use Disorders in People With Physical and Sensory Disabilities
From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Substance Use Disorder Treatment For People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
From the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine.

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs