Below are options to find the information and/or assistance on resources for older adults and caregivers. Read the brief description for each option, and then click on the one that will work best for you:
Visit the AgeOptions Referral Page
This web page allows you to find your local Care Coordination Unit (CCU) using your home address. It will provide you with contact information for the CCU. Contacting the CCU will initiate the process to determine eligibility and connect you to appropriate meal services, adult protective services and caregiver services. Click here to go to the page.
Find information about services and programs
Find out on your own what services and programs are available in Cook County and what benefits you might be eligible for.
Click to find information on Take Charge of Your Health, Living Well in Your Home and Community, Safety and Well-Being, and Accessing Information and Resources.
Go to benefitscheckup.org to find out if you’re eligible for federal, state and private programs that will assist you with a variety of issues, like health care and prescription costs, food assistance and utilities, just to name a few.
Search for services and programs in the Illinois Aging Services database
The Illinois Aging Services database helps you find contact information for organizations that provide services for older adults in your county. This database is managed by a nonprofit organization that supports older adults and their caregivers.
Search for services and programs nationwide
Eldercare Locator, a service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, helps you find agencies in every U.S. community that can help older persons and their families gain access to home and community-based services.