District 41 has many resources available for our seniors, including housing, legal, and insurance assistance. Please contact the organization for more details on their services and feel free to contact us if you are having difficulty navigating these resources. If you know of any other resources we should add, please contact us at .
Community Care Program
This program is aimed at assisting seniors in maintaining their independence, with services including adult day services, in-home service, and automated medication dispernser service. Go to this website for more information about eligibility and how to apply: www2.illinois.gov/aging/programs/ccp/Pages/default.aspx.
Illinois Aging Services
This wonderful resource (illinoisagingservices.org) helps with insurance, finding senior housing, finding transportation, and more. You can either call or email if you want personalized help or go to their database and do your own research on services near you.
Senior Health Insurance Program
The Senior Health Insurance Program, or SHIP, is there to help Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers navigate Medicare. You can find more information at www2.illinois.gov/aging/ship.
AgeGuide (ageguide.org) provides multiple resources, including virtual classes and a tailored care assessment. This website also has links and contact information to a variety of other resources.
Senior Services by County and City
Both Will and DuPage counties have specific senior services departments that provide a wide variety of resources. Will County's senior services can be accessed at willcountyseniors.org and Dupage County's senior services are at www.dupageco.org/seniorsvcs. Naperville has a page for senior resources (www.naperville.il.us/services/senior-services-and-resources/) as well as Warrenville (www.warrenville.il.us/413/Senior-Disabled-Services).
Call the HelpLine to get connected with local resources and be provided the necessary information. Their number is 1-800-252-8966, or 1-888-206-1327 (TTY). To report suspected abuse or neglect to Adult Protective Services, please call 1-866-800-1409, or 1-888-206-1327 (TTY).