News, Events, Publications and Announcements

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.
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SMP Fraud Fair Shred Event at Northeast Levy Regional Senior Center

AgeOptions invites community members to attend an Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol outreach event for Medicare Fraud Prevention Week.

AgeOptions Benefits Enrollment Center Presentation at Buffalo Grove Farmer’s Market

AgeOptions invites community members to attend a Benefits Enrollment Presentation.

AgeOptions Benefits Enrollment Center Presentation in Oak Park

AgeOptions invites community members to attend a Benefits Enrollment Presentation.

SMP Spanish Event & Presentation at Consulate General of Mexico

AgeOptions invites community members to attend an Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol outreach event in Spanish language.

SMP Bingo & Presentation at Valley Kingdom Ministries International

AgeOptions invites community members to attend an Illinois Senior Medicare Patrol outreach event.

Celebrate Belonging Video

Watch this video to learn about how our programs promote belonging among the older adult community we serve.

Help for Family Caregivers

The federal government recently took a huge leap forward supporting caregivers. A groundbreaking White House executive order includes more than 50 directives for agencies to improve access to affordable, high-quality support for direct care worker…

Advocates call for increased funding for caregivers and other senior programs

  Cook County Commissioner Monica Gordon, right, speaks with Ranna Jaber, patient resource manager with Chicago Family Health Center Inc., after Friday’s legislative breakfast. (Francine Knowles / Daily Southtown) “There are only four k…

Avisery Webinar: CMS Presents Special Needs Plans 2024

This webinar was brought to you by Avisery featuring several guest speakers from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Watch to learn more about Special Needs Plans, and in particular, the Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (DSNPs) t…

Medicare Savings Program (MSP) Outreach Materials

These materials can be distributed to Medicare beneficiaries at outreach events like community presentations, health fairs, or congregate dining sites. All outreach materials are customizable to include your organization’s contact information and …

MSP Resources for Professionals

Please note these materials are intended as educational resources for professionals and should not be shared with consumers.   Completing a Medicare Savings Program Application: A Beginner’s Guide to ABE and MSPs.  A step-by-step guid…

AgeOptions Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

AgeOptions invites community members to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15.

AgeOptions Celebrates Older American Month

AgeOptions invites community members to Celebrate Older Americans Month in May.

Public Hearing on FY2025 Area Plan on Aging Public Information Document – Virtual

AgeOptions invites community members to LEARN about service. SHARE your ideas. HELP us improve.

Public Hearing on FY2025 Area Plan on Aging Public Information Document at AgeOptions

AgeOptions invites community members to LEARN about service. SHARE your ideas. HELP us improve.

Public Hearing on FY2025 Area Plan on Aging Public Information Document at Bremen Townships Senior Center

AgeOptions invites community members to LEARN about service. SHARE your ideas. HELP us improve.

2024 Legislative Breakfasts – North Shore Senior Center

AgeOptions and local older adult service agencies invite you to attend one of five annual Legislative Breakfast meetings.

2024 Legislative Breakfasts – West Suburban Senior Services

AgeOptions and local older adult service agencies invite you to attend one of five annual Legislative Breakfast meetings.

2024 Legislative Breakfasts – Palos Heights Recreation Center

AgeOptions and local older adult service agencies invite you to attend one of five annual Legislative Breakfast meetings.

2024 Legislative Breakfasts – Bernadine Manor

AgeOptions and local older adult service agencies invite you to attend one of five annual Legislative Breakfast meetings.

2024 Legislative Breakfasts – Kenneth Young Center

AgeOptions and local older adult service agencies invite you to attend one of five annual Legislative Breakfast meetings.

AgeOptions’ New Comprehensive Needs Report

AgeOptions commissioned the University of Illinois Chicago Department of Disability and Human Development to report on the changing demographics of the 50+ population in suburban Cook County in Aging in the Suburbs, A Comprehensive Needs Assessmen…

Celebrate Belonging

AgeOptions is hosting its 19th Annual Networking Reception – Celebrate Belonging – on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, beginning at 6 p.m.

Area Plan on Aging Public Information Document FY 2025

AgeOptions, the Area Agency on Aging for suburban Cook County, is conducting two in-person public hearings and one virtual Public Hearings on the suburban Cook County Area Plan on Aging for Fiscal Year 2025. The public is welcome and encouraged to…