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AgeOptions is a nonprofit organization connecting older adults and those who care for them with resources and service options so they can live their lives to the fullest. Since 1974, our mission has been to sustain and promote independence for older persons in their own homes and communities.

As the Area Agency on Aging of suburban Cook County, Illinois, we advocate, plan, coordinate and fund services for older adults. Together with a network of community-based senior service organizations, we connect residents with vital services such as information and assistance, community dining programs and home-delivered meals, housekeeping help, employment services, access to benefits and support for family caregivers.

For more information on programs and services, please go to the Services & Programs page.

Statement of Funding
This website is prepared in part with federal Older Americans Act, State of Illinois General Revenue and AgeOptions funds. The Illinois Department on Aging and the U.S. Administration on Aging are recognized for their support of AgeOptions. Neither is responsible for the content of this website.

Statement of Non-discrimination
AgeOptions does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in compliance with appropriate state and federal statutes. If you feel you have been discriminated against, call (800)699-9043, (708)383-0258 (voice) or (708)524-1653 (TTY).