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assisted living services AgeOptions

About AgeOptions

AgeOptions is a nonprofit organization connecting older adults and those who care for them with resources and service options so they can live their lives to the fullest. Since 1974, our mission has been to sustain and promote independence for older persons in their own homes and communities.

Our Role in the Community

AgeOptions creates and sustains a variety of innovative programs that respond to the rich diversity of our communities and older adults. We serve a diverse population of more than 480,000 older adults in 130 communities, providing leadership and support to programs that respond to the needs of older persons.

AgeOptions is designated by the federal Older Americans Act and the Illinois Department on Aging as the planning and service agency for the 30 townships surrounding Chicago – home to more than 2.5 million people. Our responsibilities include funding and programming for the 130 communities in suburban Cook County.

We administer more than $15 million annually in federal and state funds. More than 88 percent of resources support services through grants to more than 60 community-based senior service organizations such as councils on aging, townships and senior centers. We also receive and administer grants for special programs from organizations across the country.

With our partner agencies in the community, we anticipate assisting more than 200,000 people every year with a variety of information and programming, including one-on-one services and support to media, students, academic institutions, local government and the general public.

A Community Resource

AgeOptions provides resources to community agencies for the delivery of essential services to older persons. These include:


  • Community and home delivered meals
  • Central Point of Entry information and assistance so older persons, their families and friends have local, reliable and knowledgeable resource centers for information
  • Culturally appropriate services and supports for limited-English-speaking and newly arrived residents
  • Elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation services to support older persons through local senior service agencies
  • In-home care
  • Legal assistance
  • Transportation
  • Senior centers
  • Housing assistance
  • Respite support for family caregivers
  • Training and education
  • Outreach
  • Ombudsman services for older persons in long term care and assisted living facilities
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Medication management



CapTel Outreach Captioned Telephone

assisted living services CapTel Outreach Captioned Telephone

Ideal for people with some degree of hearing loss, the Captioned Telephone, or CapTel, works like any other telephone with one important addition:

It displays every word the caller says throughout the conversation. CapTel phone users can listen to the caller, and can also read the written captions in the CapTel’s bright display window.


Hanover Township

assisted living services Hanover Township

Hanover Township is a growing community in Illinois with a population of over 101,000 residents located approximately 30 miles northwest of Chicago’s Loop. Hanover Township encompasses 36 square miles and houses six communities within our jurisdiction: Streamwood, Bartlett, Hanover Park, Elgin, Schaumburg, and Hoffman Estates. The Township is primarily responsible for Human Services not regularly offered by incorporated municipalities. These Human Services include, an Office of Community Health, a Senior Center, a Youth and Family Services department with a staff of full time family therapists, a General Assistance office which administers local, state and federal welfare programs and distributes food to residents in need, a Road District, Mental Health Board, Assessors and Clerk’s Office and various internal support departments

240 S. IL Route 59
Bartlett, IL 60103


Office of the Illinois Attorney General

assisted living services Office of the Illinois Attorney General

The Attorney General is the state's chief legal officer and is responsible for protecting the public interest of the state and its people.

The job of the Attorney General is to:

  • Advocate on behalf of all of the people of Illinois;
  • Legislate with members of the General Assembly for new laws; and
  • Litigate to ensure state laws are followed and respected.
  • The Attorney General provides services that cover a broad range of issues, reaching every corner of Illinois.

100 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601


United Healthcare

assisted living services United Healthcare

At UnitedHealthcare, we believe there’s no limit to what care can do. We are dedicated to connecting you to better health by offering quality health benefits designed for affordability. We are also focused on providing access to better health for all, including the underserved.

Discover how you can: 

  • Find a health plan that’s designed for your life with options to help fit your budget
  • Access care when you need it
  • Take care of your physical and mental health



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