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 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
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.

 

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

Jewish Enrichment Center

The Jewish Enrichment Center is a laboratory school that raises a child's voice in Jewish learning. Since 2011, we've run an independent Sunday and afterschool in Hyde Park, Chicago, where children are co-creators of Judaism. The Jewish Enrichment Center is recognized nationally as an exceptional model of deep, personalized Jewish children's learning. At the Jewish Enrichment Center, children ask questions, generate ideas, and bring Jewish texts to life for themselves. Using art and drama and clay, children dialogue with peers and with our ancient tradition, simultaneously growing their Jewish literacy as well as skills for critical and creative thinking and compassionate listening. Our environment teaches children to pursue dignity for all humanity. Now open for infant/toddlers through middle school.

Sharsheret

Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization supporting Jewish women and their families facing breast and ovarian cancer. Our mission is to offer a community of support to women, of all Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources.

Bais Chaim Dovid

Orthodox Shul in Lincolnwood