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"The ladies who have helped my husband are so caring. I really can enjoy the time I’m away. I’m so happy this program is available." - AgeOptions program participant


Recent AgeOptions News Releases

National, State & Local Elected Officials to Discuss Issues Concerning Older Adults at Annual Breakfasts Throughout Area - January 10, 2017

Caring for Caregivers: Where to Turn  When You Think You're Alone - November 30, 2016

 

AgeOptions Joins National Campaign to End Senior Hunger - November 16, 2016

 

Vote & Vax: Civic Duties to Perform in Election & Flu Season - October 6, 2016

 

Help is Available for Grandparents and Other Adults Raising Children - August 31, 2016

 

Legislators, Constituents and Senior Service Agenies to Discuss Issues Concerning Older Adults - February 4, 2016

 

Going Home for the Holidays? Look for Signs Older Family Members May Need Help - November 17, 2015

 

AgeOptions Receives $711,510 Grant for Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs - November 11, 2015

 

$150,000 Grant Will Help Faith Communities and Social Service Agencies Support Family Caregivers - November 5, 2015

 

AgeOptions Is Working to Eradicate Senior Hunger By Helping Older Adults Apply for SNAP Benefits - September 22, 2015

 

AgeOptions Honors Volunteers for Their Service to Older Adults - July 17, 2015

       North, Northwest

       South, Southwest

       West

 

New Legislation Includes Ways to Fight Medicare Fraud and Abuse (sent as op-ed or letter to editor) - May 4, 2015

AgeOptions Staff Member Selected for National Program
Aimed at Improving Care for Older Adults
- January 8, 2015

Medicare Open Enrollment and Marketing Fraud: Making a Choice That's Right for You - November 19, 2014

Going Home for the Holidays? Look for Signs Older Family Members May Need Help - November 17, 2014

AgeOptions Seeks Input from Older Adults, Their Families & Advocates at Annual Forums in Suburban Cook County - November 5, 2014

Linda Siegel, Former AgeOptions Board Chair, Receives Governor's Unique Achievement Award - October 28, 2014

AgeOptions Encourages All to Do Their Civic Duty:
Vote & Vax
- October 23, 2014

People with Medicare Can Make Changes to Their Plans Between
October 15 and December 7 - October 17, 2014

AgeOptions Services Target Unique Needs of Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children - September 5, 2014

Protecting Older Adults' Money: Officials and Bankers Commit to Stopping Abuse - September 5, 2014

A Roadmap for Elder Justice and aTeam to Prevent Financial Exploitation - August 1, 2014

AgeOptions Faith-Based Caregiver Training Receives National Achievement Award - July 24, 2014

AgeOptions Joins National Movement to End Senior Hunger - May 23, 2014

Older Adults to Learn How to Keep Themselves Safe from Fraud - March 14, 2014

Legislators, Constituents and Senior Service Agencies

To Discuss Issues Concerning Older Adults at Annual Legislative Breakfasts - Jan. 2, 2014

 

Going Home for the Holidays?

Look for Signs Older Family Members May Need Help - Nov. 19, 2013

 

AgeOptions Diabetes Education Program

Expands to Reach Latinos in Cook County - Nov. 14, 2013

 

November is National Family Caregivers Month
Resources Available to Family Caregivers
- Nov. 13, 2013

 

AgeOptions Seeks Input from Older Adults, Their Families and Advocates
At Annual Forums in Suburban Cook County
- Nov. 8, 2013

 

Nan Anderson Receives Governor's Unique Achievement Award - Oct. 29, 2013

   Photo: Nan Anderson with John K. Holton, Director, Illinois Department on Aging

 

Statement from AgeOptions on West Suburban Senior Services - Oct. 24, 2013

 

People with Medicare Can Make Changes to Their Plans
Between October 15 and December 7
- Oct. 17, 2013

 

Grandparents and Other Older Relatives Raising Children
Often Don’t Know About Services Available to Them
-- Aug. 19, 2013

 

AgeOptions Honors Volunteers

For Their Service to Older Adults -- July 3, 2013

    Western Suburbs

    North and Northwest Suburbs

    South and Southwest Suburbs

 

Public Hearings on the Area Plan on Aging

For Suburban Cook County -- May 9, 2013

 

Take Charge of Your Diabetes Workshops

Emphasize Nutrition Self-Management -- March 25, 2013

Family Caregivers May Qualify for Respite Care Program -- Feb. 28, 2013

Sequestration Risk to Older Adults -- Feb. 26, 2013

Community Forums and Legislative Breakfasts — Jan. 15, 2013

Earlier AgeOptions News Releases

Resources on Issues Affecting Older Adults — Dec. 3, 2012

Services Are Available for Family Caregivers — Nov. 19, 2012

AgeOptions Diabetes Education Program Receives National Accreditation — Nov. 9, 2012

Going Home for the Holidays? Check on Whether Older Relatives Are Doing as Well as They Say They Are — Nov. 8, 2012

Caregivers Enjoy a Day at Brookfield Zoo -- Nov. 1, 2012

Vote and Vax -- Nov. 1, 2012

Medicare Open Enrollment -- Oct. 5, 2012

Services Available to Older Relatives Raising Children -- Aug. 15, 2012

AgeOptions Receives Federal Funding to Continue Statewide Fraud Prevention Program — July 16, 2012

AgeOptions Looks Forward to Continuing Its ACA Initiatives To Improve Health Care for Older Persons — June 29, 2012

AgeOptions Honors Volunteers For Their Service to Older Adults — June 29, 2012
(Western Suburbs)
(North & Northwest Suburbs)
(South & Southwest Suburbs)

Make Medicare Work Coalition Provides Information To Assist Counselors and Organizations in Communicating With Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Consumers — June 19, 2012

Hospitals and Community Agencies Working Together To Reduce Readmissions for Older Adults — April 11, 2012

Options Counseling Provides Place to Start For Older Adults Making Long-Term Plans — March 9, 2012

AgeOptions Joins Nationwide Campaign to Encourage Discussion and Planning About Hospital Stays — Jan. 24, 2012 

Local Advocates Produce Video for Medicare Website With Information in American Sign Language, Other Formats — Jan. 11, 2012

New Toolkit Helps Baby Boomers Transition to Medicare By Cutting Through the Confusion Over Coverage Options — Jan. 2, 2012