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 Method™. 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.

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UpStart

UpStart exists to redesign the way Jewish life gets experienced. UpStart Lab: Chicago provides education and training to a highly select group of Jewish social entrepreneurs who are bringing new methodologies and a fresh approach to how to “do Jewish”. Selected UpStarters participate in a non-profit version of the high-tech accelerator designed to give Jewish ventures the “know how” to move from proof-of-concept to sustainable organizations. UpStart also runs a Community of Practice for lay/professional Jewish leaders, and provides innovation support for Chicago's mature Jewish organizations. UpStart Lab: Chicago is a program of UpStart, a national organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tiny Tots Inc.

An established licensed daycare for children from 6 weeks up to 6 years of age. Founded in 2008 by a loving Israeli-American mother with three young children of her own. Unique Hebrew immersion program enables children to learn in a truly bilingual environment with exposure to both Jewish and American culture. Nutritious kosher meals and snack provided. Full-time care available between 7:30am - 5:30pm Monday thru Friday.

Bayit Afterschool

Founded in Fall 2013, Evanston's Bayit brings together a diverse community of Jewish kids and families through a welcoming, convenient, fun and camp-like afterschool "home." Bayit immerses children ages 4-10 in exploration of Jewish identity while simultaneously offering needed, high-quality afterschool childcare for busy families. Children bond through play while exploring the arts, spirituality and Hebrew.

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