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Individual Support


Title IIIB Access Services

Go from Here to There with Ease — This service involves transporting older persons to and from community facilities and resources for purposes of acquiring/receiving services, to participate in activities or attend events in order to reduce isolation and promote successful independent living. Service may be provided through projects specially designed for older persons or through the utilization of public transportation systems or other modes of transportation.

Title IIIB Community Services

We Are on the Case for You — Legal assistance shall include arranging for and providing assistance in resolving civil legal matters and the protection of legal rights, including legal advice, research and education concerning legal rights and representation by an attorney at law, a trained paralegal professional (supervised by an attorney), and/or a law student (supervised by an attorney) for an older person (or his/her representative).

Young Man and Elderly Woman Reading Book

Title IIIC Nutrition Services

Congregate Meals (IIIC-1) — The provision of nutritious meals in a congregate meal setting to promote better health and to reduce isolation.

Home Delivered Meals (IIIC-2) — The provision of nutritious meals to older persons who are homebound because of illness or incapacitating disability or are otherwise isolated.

Title IIID Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Services

Take Charge of your Health — Workshops to help identify and understand how to manage chronic conditions.

Matter of Balance — Falls Prevention workshops.

The Public Advocate You Deserve

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman program is a statewide long term care resident advocacy program established and operated by the Illinois Department on Aging in order to protect and improve the quality of care and the quality of life for residents of long term care facilities in Illinois through individual and systemic advocacy for and on the behalf of the residents.


Links

For additional information of interest, visit these sites.

AARP
www.aarp.org
Home page of the AARP organization.

Administration on Aging
www.aoa.dhhs.gov
Federal Aging Information

Alzheimer's Association: Greater Illinois Chapter
www.alz.org/illinois
Information, programs, and support on Alzheimer’s Disease

American Red Cross: Illinois Capital Area Chapter
www.il-redcross.org
News and Programs for Springfield, IL

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
Information and Resources

Benefits Check Up – the National Council on Aging
www.benefitscheckup.org
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. Benefits Check Up includes more than 1,550 public and private benefits programs from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
www.cms.hhs.gov
(formerly HCFA)

Eldercare Locator
www.eldercare.gov
Locate Senior Services Nationwide

Elderhostel
www.elderhostel.org
Educational Opportunities

Illinois Assistive Technology Project
www.iltech.org
Devices to assist people maintain independence.

Illinois Attorney General
www.ag.state.il.us
Consumer problems and advocacy.

ICARE
www.icare.ws
Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman Program and family involvement in LTC

Illinois Dept. of Revenue
www.revenue.state.il.us
Ill. Dept. of Revenue – taxes, forms, publications

Illinois Dept. on Aging
www.state.il.us/aging
Aging programs and links

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

Illinois Senior Olympics
www.ilsenoly.org
Annual opportunity for persons 50 and over to compete in a wide variety of sporting events.

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

Lincoln Land Community College
www.llcc.edu

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

Medicare
www.medicare.gov
Information on Medicare services

Medicare: Nursing Home Search
www.medicare.gov
Nationwide search of nursing homes

National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information -
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

www.longtermcare.gov
Information about understanding, planning for, and paying for Long Term Care.

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
www.state.il.us/ins
Help with insurance questions

SIU Memory and Aging Clinic
www.siumed.edu/cadrd
Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders

Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov Information and Services

Springfield Housing Authority
www.springfieldhousing-authority.org
Information and Services on housing.

Supervisor of Assessments
www.co.sangamon.il.us
Homestead exemptions

U of I Extension
www.extension.uiuc.edu
Educational Information

U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
www.va.gov
Information on programs


County Services

For additional information of interest, visit these sites.

Cass County Services
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Christian County Services
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Greene County Services
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Jersey County Services
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Logan County Services 
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Macoupin County Services
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Mason County Services
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Menard County Services
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Montgomery County Services
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Morgan County Services
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Sangamon County Services
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Scott County Services
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