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Caregiver Library Resource Center
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Caregiver Support Groups
Government Benefits Connection
Midland Pioneer Coalition Meetings
New Relief from Higher Electric Rates
Disaster Preparedness
Caregiver Workshop
Medicare Extra Help
Medicare Savings Programs
Benefits Checkup
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Magazine
GRG Helpful Websites
Lightning Safety Awareness


Below Are Links To Other Resources Websites

Links to Other Illinois Web Pages of Interest.

Illinois Aging Services Information

Senior Resource

Administration On Aging

Welcome to BenefitsCheckUp a free, easy-to- use service that identifies federal and state assistance programs for older Americans.

Center for Medicare Education mission is to "help professionals help seniors" through training programs, technical assistance and targeted research.

Family Caregiver Alliance

Alzheimer`s Association 1-800-272-3900

American Cancer Society 1-800-422-6237

American Heart Association 1-800-252-8511


Elderhostel (Educational adventures for older adults at college campuses in the United States and abroad.)

Family Caregiver Alliance (Clearinghouse for publications, newsletters, diagnoses and research with a resource center for care services, public policy, and links.)

Medicare 1-800-633-4227 or 1-877-486-2048. General questions about Medicare drug coverage, including choosing and enrolling in a prescription drug plan and for questions about drugs available on each plan`s formulary. There is a web-based state-wide calendar of consumer events and professional trainings at

Medsite (enter a medical or health key work and search)

National Osteoporosis Foundation

Pension & Welfare Benefits Adm


Seniorlink Online (This is a national eldercare resource, referral and consultation Web site for seniors, their families and providers.)

Veterans Affairs Department

Illinois Benefits-making the most of public benefits in Illinois.

Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213 or 1-800-325-0778 (TTY)

Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

I4A`s Website

Senior Medicare Patrol Program

Senior Medicare Patrol Healthcare Fraud Informational Website

Illinois Department of Labor

For answers and assistance to questions on Medicare Part D, other Prescription drug assistance programs as well as "Extra Help" and Medicare Savings Programs, please contact the Senior Helpline at 1-800-252- 8966 or your local SHIP (Senior Health Insurance Program Site)

Illinois Housing Search

Nursing Home Safety Search

Elder Safety for Parents

Nursing Home Abuse Center