Below are four options to find the information and/or assistance you’re looking for. Read the brief description or each option, and then click on the one that will work best for you:
Find information about services and programs
You might want to find out on your own what services and programs exist in Cook County and what benefits you might be eligible for.
You can find information on Living Well in Your Home and Community, Safety and Well-Being, and Accessing Information and Resources.
To use the map:
- Each pinpoint on the map represents the location of a community-based organization that provides resources to older adults.
- To find contact information on an organization in your community, mouse over the pinpoint nearest to your home until the arrow becomes a finger.
- After the arrow becomes a finger, left-click your mouse.
- Contact information and a link to the organization’s website will appear.
View AgeOptions Resource Connections in a larger map
You also can link to www.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.