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.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

Email: hcachicagoil@gmail.com
Web: www.homecareassistancechicago.com

Serves families in need of high quality home care. Care partners to many local families in the Greater Chicago area.

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

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

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.

SilverSneakers @ JCC *

Phone: (224) 406-9253
Fax: (224) 406-9272
Email: jmitchell@jccchicago.org
Web: http://www.jccchicago.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.

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