The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Senior Resource Directory (Age Well DuPage)

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Cover and Case Coordination Units 

Discrimination Policy 

Community Services Department Letter
Applying for Services

Table of Contents 

Township Map 

Emergency Numbers & Services
Police & Fire
Web Sites of Interest
Hotlines & Help Lines

DuPage County Department of Community Services 

Adult Day Services 

Adult Day Service Providers

Counseling & Mental Health 

Elder Abuse
Support Groups for Support and Bereavement
Halfway Houses and Substance Abuse Facilities

Crisis & Emergency 

Emergency Preparedness
Disaster and Emergency Relief Agencies
Mental Health Emergency
Assistance
Walk-In Ministries
Shelters

Education Colleges 

Elderhostel
Libraries
Additional Opportunities

Employment and Volunteer 

Employment Opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities

Federal, State and Local Benefits 

Federal Benefits
Social Security Administration Locations
Energy and Weatherization Assistance
Local Benefits/Townships

Health, Medical and Dental 

Hospitals
Medical Resources
Public Health Centers
Family Health Centers
House Calls
Health Organizations
Dental Resources

Home Support Services 

Home Health Care Agencies
Community Care Program
Caregiver Support Services/Respite
Emergency Response Systems and other Technology
Telephone Reassurance Programs
Hospice
Home Repair and Renovation
Case Management/Elder Care Consultants
Moving or Reorganizing
Additional Resources
Eldercare Locator

Housing 

Residential Options
Deciding What Fits
Additional Resources
Reverse Mortgage

Immigration Resources 

Community Resources
Federal and State Resources
An Immigration Glossary

Insurance 

Medicare
Medicaid
Additional Insurance Resources
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan (CHIP)
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Service in the Neighborhood for Seniors

Legal Services and Advocacy 

Making Your Wishes Known: An Explanation of Terms
Guardianship
Legal Services
Human Rights
Credit Counseling
Consumer Protection
TRIAD/S.A.L.T.
Additional Resources
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Older Women's League (OWL) Illinois

Long Term Care Facilities 

Choices for Care
Levels of Care
Long Term Care Facilities – DuPage County
Residents Rights in Long Term Care Facilities
Long Term Care Advocates

Nutrition 

DuPage Senior Citizens Council’s (DSCC) Senior Nutrition Program
Home Delivered Meals
Community Dining Locations
Food Resources/Programs
Meal Preparation Services

Prescription Discounts 

Federal and State Prescription Drug Assistance Programs
Illinois Cares Rx Prescription Assistance
Illinois Rx Buying Club
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
Veterans
DuPage County Prescription Drug Card
Retail/Mail Order Discount Prescription Programs

Recreation and Social 

Senior Centers/Clubs
Special Recreation Associations
National Park Services - Senior Pass
Hunting and Fishing Licenses
Senior Olympics
President’s Greetings

Tax Relief and Services 

Federal and State Tax Information
Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)
Tax Benefits
Property Tax Assistance

Transportation 

Ride DuPage
DuPage County Paratransit Program
DuPage County Pilot II Program
Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)/PACE
Volunteer Transportation Services
Private Transportation Services
Adaptive Vehicles
Drivers Education and Safety
Local Transportation Options

Veterans Benefits 

Illinois Department of Veteran's Affairs (IDVA)
DuPage County Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC)
Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit
Long Term Care - Illinois Veterans Homes
Medical Centers
Transitional Housing Programs and Shelters for Veterans
Vet Centers
DuPage Veterans Memorial, Inc.


Index

Back Cover/Weatherization Program