For additional information of interest, visit these sites.
Home page of the AARP organization.
Administration on Aging
Federal Aging Information
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.
BenefitsCheckUp 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
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
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
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
Nursing Home Search http://www.medicare.gov/Nursing/Overview.asp
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
Information and Services
Springfield Housing Authority http://www.springfieldhousingauthority.org/
Information and Services on housing.
Supervisor of Assessments http://www.co.sangamon.il.us/Departments/Review-Exempt.asp
U of I Extension
U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
Information on programs