Senior Citizens

 

Adult Protective Services

The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) will handle all reports of alleged abuse against persons with disabilities aged 18-59 who live in domestic (non-institutional) settings. Pursuant to Public Act 98-0049, this responsibility transferred to IDoA from the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of the Inspector General. In addition, IDoA continues to respond to reports of alleged abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of persons 60 years of age and older living in the community. Adult Protective Services Program.

Reporting suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation of people with disabilities ages 18-59 and seniors living in your community
To report suspected abuse, neglect or financial exploitation, please call the statewide 24-hour Adult Protective Services Hotline: 1-866-800-1409, 1-999-206-1327 (tty). http://www.state.il.us/aging/1abuselegal/abuselegal-main.htm


Caregiver Interfaith Volunteer Services (CIVS)

Provides volunteers to assist in the following:

Caring companionship and visits; Transportation and escort for the appointments and shopping; Shopping for persons no longer able to leave home; Minor home repair and home maintenance help; Respite Care - Relieving a primary caregiver 2-3 Hours a week or on occasion.

Located at St. John's North - 2N35
801 E. Carpenter St.
Springfield, IL
217 757-6621

 

Driver Services for Seniors - Rules of the Road Classes

Click here for the more information


Elder Abuse and Neglect Program

To report elder abuse and neglect Abuse hotline: 866-800-1409

Refer to list Caregivers Support Program by counties: http://www.state.il.us/aging/1caregivers/caregivers-main.htm 

 

If You Suspect Fraud, Error, or Abuse Related to Health Care, gather the facts and notify the Suburban Area Agency on Aging at 1-800-699-9043 or tdd: 1-708-524-1653. Also the Attorney General's Health Care Helpline: 1-877-305-4145 or tty: 1-800-964-3013

 

Independent Living and Other Resources (for seniors)

http://www.payingforseniorcare.com.  Searchable database of financial assistance resources for independent living, home modifications and assistive technology.


Logan County Senior Resources

Healthy Communities Partnership
200 Stahlhut Drive • Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: (217) 605-5008 • Fax: (217) 732-7481
email: info@healthycommunitiespartnership.com

 

Memory & Aging Network

SIU Memory and Aging Network providers serve as consultants to individuals, families and family physicians. After an evaluation, and only if the patient consents, a report and recommendations are sent to patient's physician. Individuals then continue with their own physician for ongoing medical care. Website: http://www.siumed.edu/alz  or call 217 545-7181.

 

Northern Regional Office
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc
. - click here



Sangamon County - Directory of Food Pantries -
click here


Sangamon County - Directory for Seniors - click here

 

Senior Citizens of Christian County

701 W. Adams
Taylorville, IL 62568
217 824-4263

seniors@ctitech.com


Senior Consumer Fraud Hotline:

1-800-243-5377 or tty: 1-800-964-3012

   

Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP)

Gives various information related to medicare.
Go to
http://ageoptions.org/services-and-programs_SMP_Materials.html#MSN

 

Senior Services of Central Illinois

Elder Abuse and Neglect Program also
Senior activities and referrals

701 W. Mason
Springfield, IL 62702
217 528-4035 ext. 112

http://www.ssoci.org

 


  |  Login