For additional information of interest, visit these sites.
Home page of the AARP organization.
Administration on Aging
Federal Aging Information
Alzheimer's Association: Greater Illinois Chapter
Information, programs, and support on Alzheimer’s Disease
American Red Cross: Illinois Capital Area Chapter
News and Programs for Springfield, IL
American Cancer Society
Information and Resources
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. 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
Locate Senior Services Nationwide
Illinois Assistive Technology Project
Devices to assist people maintain independence.
Illinois Attorney General
Consumer problems and advocacy.
Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman Program and family involvement in LTC
Illinois Dept. of Revenue
Ill. Dept. of Revenue – taxes, forms, publications
Illinois Dept. on Aging
Aging programs and links
Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Project
Can provide assistance with weatherizing homes of eligible persons
Illinois Senior Olympics
Annual opportunity for persons 50 and over to compete in a wide variety of sporting events.
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
Low Income Energy Assistance Program
Can provide a one-time benefit to eligible households for help with energy bills.
Information on Medicare services
Medicare: Nursing Home Search
Nationwide search of nursing homes
National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information -
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Information about understanding, planning for, and paying for Long Term Care.
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Help with insurance questions
SIU Memory and Aging Clinic
Center for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders
Social Security Administration
www.ssa.gov Information and Services
Springfield Housing Authority
Information and Services on housing.
Supervisor of Assessments
U of I Extension
U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
Information on programs