Senior Services

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Alzheimer's Association

Greater Illinois Chapter
8430 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: (847) 933-2413, (800) 272-3900
Fax: (847) 933-2417
Email: gi.chapter@alz.org
Web: http://www.alzheimers-illinois.org
Contact: Melanie Chavin

Voluntary Health Association dedicated to Alzheimer's research, support, and advocacy. Provides many programs and services for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other, related dementias, as well as their families, care partners, and professionals working in the field of dementia care. Services include a 24:7 Helpline (800) 272-3900, online education and information, support groups, care navigation services, education programs/conferences, safety services, and early stage programming.

Chicago Mitzvah Campaign

2939 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: (773) 764-8872, (866) 697-2224
Fax: (773) 262-8876
Email: aw@chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
Web: http://www.chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
Contact: Rabbi Aron Wolf

Transportation for the elderly and handicapped, hospital and nursing home visitations, subsidized emergency medical alert systems, delivery of Kosher food for patients and the homebound, free Kosher guest meals in hospitals, promotes traditional Jewish funeral practices. Hospitality suites adjacent to local hospitals. Assists in selection, inspection, and hanging of mezuzot in homes, checks Tefillin.

Edelson Law, LLC

Zisl Edelson, Attorney
8401 Crawford
Suite 104
Skokie, IL 60676
Phone: 847-410-9131
Email: zisl@EdelsonLawllc.com
Web: http://www.edelsonlawllc.com
Contact: Zisl Edelson

Elder law attorney with sensitivity to Jewish culture and families, providing help with long-term care planning, Medicaid planning, wills, trusts, powers of attorney, Jewish wills, and health crisis management. House calls and hospital visits available. Office hours by appointment in Skokie.

 

Heller JCC Adult Program *

Temple Sholom
3480 N. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: (773) 975-8375
Web: http://www.jccchicago.org

Program offers older adults the opportunity to come together for Open University and activities like current events discussions, Yiddish lessons, and a variety of lecture and day trips in a relaxed, social environment.

Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago

133 E. Ogden Ave., #201
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Phone: (630) 243-5886
Email: hcachicagoil@gmail.com
Web: www.homecareassistancechicago.com

Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago is here to serve families like yours. If you or your loved one is in need of high quality home care, you have come to the right place. Home Care Assistance is privileged and honored to be care partners to so many local families in the Greater Chicago area.

Partners in Healthcare

2601 Chestnut Ave.
Suite 2110
Glenview, IL 60026
Phone: (847) 904-5113
Fax: (847) 904-5116
Web: http://www.partners-healthcare.com

Home care agency that provides non-medical home care services to North Shore residents. Services range from bath visits for one hour to caring for hospice, dementia, and post hospital clients 24 hours per day.

Services for Adults Staying in their Homes (SASI)

1123 Emerson Street
Suite 200
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (847) 864-7274
Email: info@sasiathome.org
Web: http://www.sasiathome.org

Formerly Seniors Action Service Inc.

Home care, caregiver screening, administrative assistance, and post-hospital/rehab transitional services to older adults to stay at home, safely and comfortably, as they age.

What's New in the Guide

Maccabim Hebrew School

Serving Israeli and American children age 2 and older in the Chicago metro area, providing them a unique anchor to Hebrew language, Jewish learning and Israeli culture, and strengthening their Jewish-Israeli identity. Families come from a variety of Jewish backgrounds, and the Sunday-morning classes are conducted primarily in Hebrew by professional educators who are also native speakers.

JCYS Michael R. Lutz Family Center-Wicker Park

JCYS Wicker Park offers early childhood education for children ages 15 months-5 years through school year and summer camp programming. As our center grows, after-school programming for Grades K-6 and summer camps for Grades K-Grade 8 will be added.

Glenbrook Community Eruv

Eruv encompasses areas in Northbrook and Glenview. See website for map. Checked weekly.

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