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
URL: 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

2757 W. Pratt Blvd.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 764-8872 , (866) 697-2224
Fax: (773) 262-8876
Email: aw@chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
URL: http://www.chicagomitzvahcampaign.com
Contact: Rabbi Aron Wolf

Transportation for the elderly and people with disabilites, 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
URL: 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. 

Home Care Assistance of Greater Chicago

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

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The Synagogue Security Council of North America

The Synagogue Security Council of North America is a 501c3 non-profit organization singularly focused on developing effective volunteer first responders within our own communities. SSCNA's mission is to make our synagogues and Jewish institutions safer by providing lifesaving skills and technology to committed community members, helping to cultivate cost-free, capable and effective first responders within every minyan. We do this by providing standardized technology systems, real-time intelligence, training and certification programs to community volunteers, giving them the necessary tools and skills to help prevent or respond to a targeted attack.

Rabbi Shmuel Katz, C.M.

Rabbi Shmuel Katz is a certified Mohel, recognized internationally. Practicing since 2014, he has performed hundreds of circumcisions and procedures across the United States of America, England & Israel.

Rachael's Creations

Handmade, unique Judaica crafted from polymer clay, including mezuzah cases, shabbat candle stick sets, menorahs and seder plates. Pieces are adorned with a variety of elements including wire, beads, stones, mica powders and alcohol inks. Many gifts can be personalized with English or Hebrew letters.