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.

Heller JCC Adult Program *

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

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

Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago

Email: margalit@homecareassistance.com
Web: http://www.homecareassistance.com

430 Green Bay Road
Kenilworth, IL 60043
Phone: (847) 853-7777

133 E. Ogden Ave., Suite 201
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Phone: (630) 243-5886

In-home caregivers help with personal care, driving, meal preparation and light housekeeping. Live-in and hourly non-medical services. Specializing in Alzheimer's and dementia care. Hospital/rehab transitions to home. Offering the exclusive Balanced Care Methodâ„¢. Experience with kosher clients.

Northwest Community Hospital Adult Day Center

901 W. Kirchoff Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847) 618-3370
Fax: (847) 618-3389
Email: dboyd@nch.org
Contact: Donna Boyd

Provides transportation to a wide area; physical, occupational and speech therapy; beauty shop.

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

A home care agency that provides non-medical home care services to North Shore residents. Services range from bath visits for 1 hour to caring for hospice, dementia, and post hospital clients 24 hours per day.

Regency At Home Health Services

6625 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL 60714
Phone: (847) 647-1116
Contact: Suzanne Delaney, Administrator

All nursing services in your own home. Medicare and Joint Commission approved.

Regency Senior Day Care Center

6625 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL 60714
Phone: (847) 647-1511, (847) 588-2000

Transportation available, hot meals, showers, health monitoring, and activities.

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.

SilverSneakers @ JCC *

Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: (224) 406-9200
Fax: (847) 205-9350
Web: http://www.gojcc.org

An innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping older adults live healthy, active lifestyles. Fitness equipment and a variety of classes are offered to meet many fitness needs. Contact your insurance company to see if they offer this program and to get information on how to participate.

What's New in the Guide

CJE Counseling

Licensed clinical social workers provide individual and group counseling, as well as support groups, to help older adults and their families identify and resolve issues.

Linkages

Identifies and addresses the issues, needs, and challenges of adults with disabilities and their families. Professional staff explore resource options, coordinate services and provide assistance with future planning and advocacy. Monthly support groups offer parents the opportunity to discuss their mutual concerns.

JCYS Big City Day Camp

Campers have fun exploring the great city of Chicago at Big City Day Camp! With weekly field trips that offer unique behind-the-scenes experiences, this urban day camp also offers a diverse array of activities with professional sport coaches, artists, musicians and yoga instructors. Swim lessons are provided by Red Cross certified instructors and campers also enjoy Chicago beaches and waterparks. College-aged counselors sprinkle in singing, cooperative games, dancing and arts and crafts, and each Friday is made special with the Jewish tradition of Shabbat.

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