By supporting AgeOptions, you help us ensure that resources and service options are available to older adults. You also make it possible for us to develop and expand programs in response to the changing needs and expectations of the older members of our communities.
The following AgeOptions activities are among those your donations will support.
Older adults who are struggling financially can receive counseling to assess their needs and be connected to resources. Economic Security Initiative
Caregiver Support and Caring Together, Living Better
Faith-based networks provide volunteer-based support services for African-American caregivers in the south suburbs. Caregiver Support
We provide person-centered support to assist older adults in making informed long-term support choices. Progress Center for Independent Living, PLOWS Council on Aging and North Shore Senior Center are partners in this program. Services & Programs/Access to Information & Resources
Understanding Health Care Choices
AgeOptions counselors provide neutral information and decision-making support on health care options, including Medicare benefits and programs.
Health Care Information
Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation Prevention
Case managers investigate reports of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of older adults in order to resolve problems and arrange for appropriate assistance. Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation Intervention and Prevention
Take Charge of Your Health
AgeOptions provides education and services that support healthy living through Take Charge of Your Health, a program in which people with chronic health conditions learn how to thrive and not simply survive. Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Home delivered meals provide nutritious meals to older adults who are home bound.
Meals & Nutrition Services
“AgeOptions is about independence, dignity, hope, and about helping people — people just like us. I know from personal experience the importance of these Area Agencies on Aging. That’s why I’ve been a constant supporter for 20 years.”
- Donna Moore
Board of Directors, AgeOptions
“AgeOptions is a trusted resource and pre-eminent advocate for elders — especially those who are most vulnerable. AgeOptions advocates effectively for improvements in policies and services that impact the lives of older persons. As a funder, we are proud to partner with AgeOptions and its very capable network of service providers.”
- Irene Frye
Executive Direcor, The Retirement Research Foundation