CFCCC
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TOPICS

* Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,
Fibromyalgia, and
Chemical Sensitivity

RESOURCES

* Resource Guide

* Advocacy
* Children and Youth
* Crisis Lines
* Dental Care
* Doctors Etc.
* Education
* Employment
* Environment
* Financial Services
* Food and Related
* Frugal Living
* General Services
* Health Care Services
* Home Delivered Anything
* Housing
* Improving the Quality of Life
* Legal Services
* MCS
* Medical Supplies
* Medicare/Social Security
* Mind/Body Work
* Pets
* Pharmacies / Medical Supplies
* Phone Numbers to Know
* Seniors
* Social Life
* Social Services
* Support Groups
* Transportation
* Troubleshooting
* Veterans Services
* Vision Impaired Services
* Voting Information
* Websites

* Canary Times

 

* Contact Us

 

 

CFCCC Resource Guide

Seniors

 

911    Call 911 and the request “Invalid/ Patient Service” will bring

the Fire Department with Paramedics and one truck.  The emergency personnel will lift a fallen individual, if you cannot get up

out of bed, stuck in bathtub, on the floor, etc.  Trip to the

hospital not mandatory.

 

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)

 

The nation’s leading organization serving the needs of people age 50 and older through advocacy, research, and consumer information.

 

601 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20049
Ph: 800-687-2277

Email: member < at > aarp.org

Website: http://www.aarp.org

 

Concierge for Seniors

 

Gretchen Moore, Will shop, run errands, accompany to hospital, take cat to vet, do some paper work, bill paying, etc.  Services offered only in a five-mile radius from Logan Square.  Charges $17-25 per hour, depending on job; 3 hour minimum.

(773) 227-5549

 

Illinois CaresRx

For seniors and persons with disabilities to reduce out of pocket expenses under the new Medicare plan.

Illinois Health Benefits Hotline:  800-226-0768

www.illinoisbenefits.org

 

 

Illinois Department on Aging

 

In-home, community-based services and programs available to older adults and family caregivers.

 

Ph: 800-252-8966 (Voice/TTY)

 

Keenager News: A Monthly Service for Seniors and People with Disabilities

 

A free, monthly publication of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

 

721 N. LaSalle St.

Chicago, IL 60610

Ph: 312-655-7425

 

Lilly Medicare Answers Program

Will answer questions regarding prescription drug coverage

877-795-4559

http://lillymedicareanswers.com/index.jsp

 

National Institute on Aging

 

Building 31, Room 5C27
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD  20892
Ph: 301-496-1752

Website: http://www.nia.nih.gov/

 

New Lifestyles

 

An area guide to senior residences and care options.

 

Ph: 800-869-9549

Website: http://www.NewLifeStyles.com

 

Pension Information Effort (PIE)

 

Acts as an information station and senior advocate for those who have questions about pensions or have problems in receiving pensions that are due to them.  For more information, contact the Chicago Department on Aging at 312-744-4016.

 

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

 

Volunteer program through the Jane Addams Hull House Association for persons age 55 and over who wish to volunteer to remain active in their communities through volunteer service opportunities.

 

1030 W. Van Buren Ave.

Chicago, IL  60607
Ph: 312-235-5359


RSVP of Northern Cook & Northern DuPage Counties
2121
S. Goebbert Rd.,
Arlington Hts. IL 60005
847-228-1006, fax 847-228-1327

 

White Crane Adult Day Wellness Program

773-878-1052

1306 W. Winona Ave., Chicago, IL 60640


Senior Help-Line

Illinois Department on Aging

For questions about services the state offers, such as hot meal delivery and transportation.

800-252-8966

TTY 800-547-0466

www.illinoisbenefits.org/