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News and Events

In this section you will find links to information about upcoming AgeOptions events, as well as our newsletters, news releases, annual reports and news from other sources concerning older adults.

Celebrating Resilience

August 18, 2021
Join Us September 23 for the Celebrating Resilience Virtual Event Celebrating Resilience, AgeOptions 17th annual fundraising event, will be Thursd…

Virtual Programing

April 30, 2021
Check out virtual programing that is being offered  and stay connected!
Thrive with Pride Event

Thrive with Pride presents: Mental Health in the Pandemic Era

April 27, 2021
In an era where so much is uncertain, many of us are encountering new anxieties and are in need of new ways to care for our mental health. Join Age…
Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is December 1st

November 24, 2020
Save the Date!

Did You Remember Your Flu Shot?

November 24, 2020
It’s Not Too Late – And It’s Really Important!With the overwhelming concerns and fears about the COVID-19 virus this year, it’s easy to forget …

Music & Memories!

November 24, 2020
Come to the Virtual Sing-Along Cafe for People with Memory Concerns and Their Care PartnersNothing lifts your heart more than singing songs you…
SMP anniversary logo

Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol Shares Experience and Expertise Nationwide

November 24, 2020
With the success of the Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) team in recruiting volunteers and spreading its fraud prevention message throughout t…

Agencies Tackle Older Adults’ Unique Pandemic-Related Stresses and Challenges

November 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique challenges for older adults and those who serve them. Social isolation, access to food, caregiver stress and…
Thank you caregivers

Caregiving in Crisis

November 24, 2020
AgeOptions says Thank You to the 53 million unpaid family members and friends who are caregivers in the US, and to all the grandparents and older a…
Rethinking Ageist Language

Turning Up the Volume on Ageism

November 24, 2020
Well it’s all right, even if you’re old and grayWell it’s all right, you still got something to sayThe Traveling Wilburys, End of the LineContr…
AgeOptions Covid Response

AgeOptions’ response to our community during COVID-19

November 24, 2020
Information & AssistanceThe Information and Assistance Team has experienced a surge of callers looking for help securing food, increasing f…
Diane Slezak

A Letter from Diane Slezak: AgeOptions President and CEO

November 24, 2020
We are nine months into the pandemic and despite the fact that it seems like we should be back to business as usual, we are far from it. The work w…