November 20, 2013
Chicago is a
historically rich city with wonderful resources and discounts for
seniors with booming nearby suburbs such as Naperville and Joliet. Beyond the
amazing architecture and world famous pizza, there is a culture and
history steeped in a community of caring individuals. As the 3rd
largest city in America, Chicagoland is home to organizations and a
government suited to help seniors navigate and live in their homes
providing quality of life services for seniors and their
Assistive Devices | Care at Home | Counseling and
Caregiver Support Groups | Discounts for Seniors | Elder Law Attorneys | Financial Planners and
Services | Gift Ideas and
Unique Products for Seniors | Groceries and Meal
Delivery Services | Hospitals | Movers: Senior Moving
Services | Real Estate Companies | Safety Companies | Senior Living Costs | Senior Centers | Senior Services | Transportation Services | Veteran's Benefits and
Please email or call (866) 333-2036 to add your
business or organization to our guide.
- ComfiHips® - ComfiHips® is the newest
technology for hip protectors. Our pads, which fit inside pockets
over the hips inside ladies' and men's undergarments, weigh less
than 25 potato chips yet absorb up to 87.2% of impact on lateral
falls. Comfihips® helps save lives…one hip at a time!
- Caregiver Partnership - A direct to consumer
retailer of over 650 incontinence products and other home
healthcare supplies delivered to your home. Talk to a knowledgeable
Product Specialist at 800-985-1353 and ask about samples and a free
catalog with $60 in discounts. CaregiverPartnership.com
- HomeDelivered.com -
HomeDelivered.com provides a discreet and affordable
solution for adult incontinence product needs. They carry
adult briefs, adult underwear, and a large selection of other
incontinence products. Their products ship for free in a
plain brown boxes anywhere in the continental U.S within two
business days. HomeDelivered.com customer support
is dedicated to keeping their customers satisfied with the
fulfillment of their orders and is eager to assist you with finding
the right product to meet your needs.
- Live Anew - Many people who experience
incontinence are nervous to participate in their normal daily
activities due to fear or embarrassment. We believe that all people
deserve to enjoy their favorite activities such as visiting
friends, going out to dinner, or attending church. LiveAnew™ is
here, with the sole purpose of making life better for those
affected by adult incontinence. Use discount code APFM for $15 off
your first case, plus free shipping.
Austin, TX 78716
- Magic Medical - We are a top rated Yahoo Store
Merchant and have been selling incontinence supplies on the
internet for more than 17 years. We have proven ourselves to
be reliable and honest and we ship your order quickly at prices you
- Mark Drug Supply - At Mark Drug Medical
Supply in Wheeling, Illinois, you'll find quality
medical supplies and home health care
products ranging from hospital beds, to wheelchair, walkers
and rollators, to lift chairs, stair lifts, and quality
medical equipment and daily living aids of all shapes and
sizes. We employ the most knowledgable staff on wound care and
548A West Dundee Road Wheeling, IL 60090
- The Alzheimer's Store - The Alzheimer's Store
is the #1 resource for therapy products and education to the
Dementia and Alzheimer's communities. Our products are specifically
designed for people with Alzheimer's and Dementia and their
- The Homecare Warehouse - The Homecare
Warehouse is a distributor of quality health products from diabetic
supplies to incontinence products, durable medical equipment to
pain management and more.
10481 164th Pl. Orland Park, IL 60467
- Total Homecare Supplies - Here at
TotalHomeCareSupplies, our goal is to provide you with affordable
prices, superior customer service, and discreet front door
shipping, so that you can find all the medical supplies you
27911 Franklin Parkway Valencia CA, 91355
- KishHealth System Home Care - KishHealth
System offers aquatic therapy in Sandwich, Sycamore, Genoa &
Hampshire so patients in DeKalb County can find relief from
arthritis & joint pain.
2727 Sycamore Road DeKalb, IL 60115
- Adventist St. Thomas Hospice - Named after a
courageous 17 year old cancer patient, Tom Svoboda, Adventist St.
Thomas Hospice has been caring for and about people since
1980. Rather than understanding the impending loss of a loved
one as an occasion to defy death, we believe that family and
friends should instead help patients and each other to face death
with courage and dignity.
119 E. Ogden Avenue, Suite 111 Hinsdale, IL
Caregiver Support Groups
- Alzheimer's Association - Greater Illinois
Chapter (Support for caregivers of persons with
dementia): Last Friday of the month, Chicago State University, 9501
S. King Dr., Room 132.
- American Stroke Association
(Support for caregivers and stroke survivors): Second Wednesday of
the month, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, 3rd
Floor, 836 W. Wellington Ave.
- Barrington Council on Aging
(General support for caregivers): First Wednesday of the month, The
Garlands of Barrington, 6000 Garlands Lane, Suite 100.
- Chicago Caregiving Support
Groups (Support for caregivers of all types): Multiple
locations and times.
- Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's
Disease Center (Support for caregivers of persons with
front temporal dementia and/or primary progressive aphasia): Third
Monday of the month, 251 E. Huron, 3rd Floor, Conference Room
- The Alzheimer's Caregiver - Our caregiver
education modules connect you to over 2,000 pages of the most
recent scientific research on dementia and Alzheimer's, translated
into everyday language that is easy to understand and implement
into caring for Alzheimer's patients. We've integrated over 88
videos and 850 photos depicting critical teaching points into our
unique, interactive system to ensure you're well equipped to care
for your loved one.
Discounts for Seniors
- HomeMod: The HomeMod program provides
financial assistance to qualifying individuals with disabilities
for structural alterations that increase the accessibility of homes
- Museum Discounts:
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago - $7 (Seniors)
Art Institute of Chicago - $17 (Seniors)
- Transit discounts: Seniors Free
Transit Ride allows for Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and
pace fixed-route services, click here for the Benefits Access Application.
Elder Law Attorneys
- Strohschein Law Group, LLC - With nearly three
decades of experience, the multi-disciplinary team at Strohschein
Law Group helps clients plan for and deal with issues associated
with estate planning, long-term care planning, guardianship, estate
and trust administration, and probate litigation. Strohschein
deals with sensitive family situations every day, and realize how
difficult they can be. With the knowledge and experience of a
larger firm, and the focus, personalized care and affordability of
a small firm, our legal team is here to support you.
2455 Dean Street, Suite G St. Charles, IL 60175
Financial Planners and
- Life Credit Company - Life Credit Company
provides cash to life insurance policy holders in need of replacing
lost income, paying for drastically increasing medical bills,
coping with change to their physical surroundings and environment,
and more. Call us or visit LifeCreditCompany.com.
- The Mutual Fund Store - The Mutual Fund Store
provides unbiased investment advice and asset management as a
nationwide system of registered investment advisory firms. Our
focus is on doing what's right for our clients. Learn more at
- 237 Skokie Boulevard Northbrook IL 60062
- 3021 Butterfield Rd. Suite 202 Oak Brook IL 60523
- 15625 South LaGrange Road Orland Park IL 60462
- The Senior's Finance Manager - With compassion
and insight, Karen Gitles analyzes and executes bill payments, tax
organization, problem solving, and financial evaluations. She
saves clients money because of her MBA and corporate finance
background, coupled with a healthy dose of life and consulting
and Unique Products for Seniors
- Best Alzheimer's Products - Best Alzheimer's
Products is the most trusted online source for information and
quality products to enhance the lives of people with Alzheimer's
and other dementias and their caregivers. We specialize in products
to keep people active and engaged.
- Forevergrateful.net - Gifts of gratitude
honoring US veterans. All proceeds go to the non-profit
Freedom Service Dogs of America and Senior Veteran's, Inc.
- Life History Services, LLC - Don't wait.
Record your life history or that of a loved one today. Life History
Services professionally gathers and preserves your history in
audio, video, print, and multimedia formats. Honor the past,
capture the present, inform the future!
503 S. Dickinson Street Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-9669 / (608) 658-1102
Groceries and Meal
- Magic Kitchen -
MagicKitchen.com's healthy, chef-prepared meals are
created using top-quality fresh produce and ingredients to ensure
you receive delicious, nutritious meals that are quick to prepare.
The meals arrive on your doorstep frozen. All you have to do is
defrost, heat and serve!
With over 121 hospitals in the area, the Chicagoland area offers
world class health care. According to the 2012 US News and World Report,the top hospitals in
the region are:
- Loyola University Medical Center
- Northwestern Memorial Hospital
- Rush University Medical Center
- University of Chicago Medical Center
- University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
Movers: Senior Moving
- Caring Transitions - Caring Transitions is
your Total Solution. We manage Senior Moving, Downsizing and Estate
Sales, including full or partial liquidations of personal and
household items at the best prices. Caringtransitions.net
- Moves for Seniors - Moves for Seniors has been
offering specialized senior move services for almost a decade.
Whether you're moving to another state to retire or
downsizing, count on us to handle move-planning, decluttering, and
any other aspect of your move! movesforseniors.com
- National Association of Senior Move Managers -
NASMM specializes in assisting older adults and their families
through all aspects of the downsizing & relocation process
making the move from their home to their new residence
stress-free! Senior Move Managers® are experience
professionals, bound by a pledge of integrity to move you expertly,
compassionately, and affordably.
- Lisa Davis, Coldwell Banker Residential
Brokerage - Lisa Davis has earned the Seniors Real Estate
Specialist (SRES) designation. A Realtor with eldercare experience,
she is uniquely qualified to help facilitate a senior's move to a
smaller more manageable home, assisted living or nursing
1420 Waukegan Rd Glenview, IL 60025
- Yale Zimmerman, SRES - Whether considering a
Reverse Mortgage, needing a Power of Attorney, or weighed down with
decluttering issues, my commitment and dedication to Seniors is
verified by the rigorous certification I received as a Senior Real
Estate Specialist (SRES).
1821 Benson Ave. Evanston, IL 60201
- The Electronic Caregiver - The Electronic
Caregiver is the nation's most comprehensive medical alarm and home
safety system, providing emergency response and medication
management. EMT operators stay on the line until help
133 South Church Street Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 522-4046 ext 4
- AP Lifeline - AP Lifeline enables mature
adults to summons help with a simple push of a button...24 hours a
day/7 days a week. The Personal Help Button can be worn comfortably
around the neck or on the wrist. It's lightweight and waterproof,
so there is no need to ever remove the Button.
- Assistive Technology Services - Assistive
Technology Services provides the world's first Two-Way Voice
Pendant, Emergency Alert System. The "Touch 'N Talk" also offering
an optional Emergency Wall Communicator with absolutely NO MONTHLY
FEES or contracts, ever. Our motto is "helping you live
independently". For seniors, handicapped, disabled or just plain
safety precaution. No home should be without one!
- Bay Alarm Medical - Bay Alarm Medical provides
affordable 24/7 push-button medical alert monitoring to seniors all
across America. For more information, visit
- Easy Living Lifeline Program - Medical Alert
Systems, Medication Dispensers, Delivered Meals & More
7000 W. Atlantic Ave Delray Beach FL 33446
(888) 522-3279 / (561) 496-3584
- LifeFone - Since 1976, LifeFone provides
affordable, reliable, emergency response 24/7/365. At the push of a
button, we save lives when seconds count. Recognized by the
National Council on Aging. Visit lifefone.com or call (877)
- Medical Guardian - With a Medical Guardian
medical alert system, you can age in place with dignity. Medical
Guardian provides protection to seniors, and peace of mind to their
loved ones with top-rated medical alert devices.
- One Call Medical Alert - Supporting
caregivers and independent living through 24/7 medical alert
monitoring. Our top of the line emergency call center delivers on
our promise of peace of mind by catering to the needs of each
- Angel Guardian, LLC - These trained builders
have done modifications and accommodations to homes and
offices to meet the changing needs of each customer, like
installing grab bars in doorways and walk-in showers, and making
home safety modifications for the elderly and handicapped.
1189 S. Northwest Highway Barrington, IL 60010
Senior Living Costs
According to the 2012 A Place for Mom Cost of Care Survey, the
average cost of assisted living for a one bedroom in Chicago is as
- High: $6,365
- Low: $2.650
- Average: $4,195
If you're looking for senior living accommodations, contact one
of our Chicago Senior Living Advisors, or call us at
(866) 344-8005. You can also get information on financing senior
- Dr. Lisa Blumofe - We proudly provide quality
dental care to the community of Mt. Prospect,
Illinois and surrounding areas. Our featured services are
general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, dental
implants, and much more. We'll be glad to hear from you if you have
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
- McHenry County Senior Services
Association: A non-profit agency serving over 28k
seniors that help with quality of life issues and providing
assistance. (3519 N Richmond Rd McHenry IL 60050 |
- Metropolitan Family Services:
Metropolitan's Older Adult Services provide counseling and
caregiver respite to assist older adults and their families in
meeting the challenges and opportunities of later years.
- Naperville Senior Services: Senior
services for the Naperville, IL area.
- North Shore Health Solutions Ltd. - North
Shore Health Solutions aims to educate patients about Chiropractic
and other natural solutions to common health problems in order to
maintain your own health as well as the health those around
1446 Techny Road Northbrook, IL 60062
- SeniorDiscounts.com - The largest directory of
discounts, over 250,000 listings, for people 50 years of age and
older. We feature discounts on everything from travel, restaurants,
and entertainment to groceries, movies, and pets.
resources (Local, National, State)
- Chicago Department on Aging IL:
Striving to improve quality of life for its seniors, the CDA works
with several community based services that benefit the 60+
community. (312) 744-4016
- Chicago Hearing Resources and
Services: Providing an array of social services,
advocacy, support programs and assistive technology products to
deaf and hard of hearing people.
- Chicago Senior Free Ride Programs:
Seniors and people with disabilities who are enrolled in the
Illinois Department on Aging's Benefit Access program are eligible
to ride free on the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and pace
- Illinois Department on Aging: The
Illinois Department on Aging is a service that helps the elderly
live independently in their own homes and communities.
Illinois Area Agency on Aging IL: A not-for-profit
agency dedicated to promoting a developing a network of services
for seniors 60+. (630) 293-5990
- Accessible.org - Free service that helps
people with disabilities make their case in writing for eligible
benefits and grants
- BrightFocus Foundation - BrightFocus
Foundation is a nonprofit organization supporting research and
providing public education to help eradicate brain and eye
diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, macular degeneration, and
glaucoma. We are working to save mind and sight.
- Meals on
Wheels: Find a Meal - The oldest and largest national
organization representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition
Programs in all 50 U.S. states.
- Chicago Heights
1601 Chicago Road Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: (708) 756-5350
- Bringing Families Together - Commercial Flight
Nurse/Companion assist with the relocation of your Loved One.
Medical / Non-Medical / Facility / Home / Hospital. For those
unable to travel alone.
- Eastern Royal Medical Transport - Long
Distance Medical Transportation of 200 miles or greater. Eastern
Royal specializes in long distance medical transportation services.
Our trained medical personnel provide a bed to bed service.
Veteran's Benefits and
- Chicago Veterans Resource Center
7731 S Halsted St Chicago IL 60620
- Evanston Veterans Center
565 Howard St Evanston IL 60202
- Luke's Wings - Luke's Wings is an organization
dedicated to the support of service members who have been wounded
in battle. Recognizing the immediate need for families to be with
their loved ones at such a difficult time, Luke's Wings provides
families with the means to visit during the service member's
hospitalization and rehabilitation.
- Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
- Seniorvet.org - Senior Veterans, Inc. is a
free, accredited claim service that assists war-time veterans and
widows to obtain the VA's "Non-Service Connected Disability
Pension" a.k.a. "Aid and Attendance".
- Veterans Admin Chicago Regional Office
2122 W Taylor St IL
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