Chicago Department of Aging in Chicago Illinois

Address and phone number for Chicago Department of Aging, a Department of Aging, at Ogden Avenue, Chicago IL.


Name
Chicago Department of Aging
Address
2102 Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60612
Phone
312-746-5300
Fax
312-746-5787

About the Chicago Department of Aging

The Chicago Department of Aging, located in Chicago, IL, is a government agency that delivers services and programs to elderly residents in Chicago. Working with Illinois state and federal Departments of Aging, the Chicago Department of Aging promotes the health, safety, and independence of aging Chicago residents.

You may contact the Department of Aging for questions about:
  • Chicago senior citizen assistance programs
  • Elder care in Cook County, Illinois
  • Senior and disabled persons transportation
  • The Older Americans Act
  • Adult daycare and senior companion services
  • Other services for aging Chicago residents
Chicago Services & Programs for the Elderly

The Chicago Department of Aging provides several services and programs for elderly residents of Chicago. These include federally-funded programs such as in-home care, family caregiver support, and meal delivery programs. The Department of Aging offers services like senior companion programs, coordination of care services, and health and wellness programs. It also provides protective services to prevent the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly. Contact the Department of Aging for more information about services and programs in Chicago.

Chicago Aging Offices

In Cook County, Aging Offices deliver services directly to elderly communities. This includes local senior centers or senior communities that offer services managed by the Department of Aging. In many locations, senior services include recreational, cultural, and educational programming.

Elder Care Information in Cook County

The Department of Aging can also provide information on elder care providers in Chicago. The Chicago Department of Aging maintains lists of elder care providers, resources on choosing the right elder care facility, and financing aging adult care. The Department of Aging can also help connect Chicago residents with information on Medicare or Medicaid funding for eldercare.

Illinois Department of Aging

The Illinois Department of Aging oversees programs funded by the Older Americans Act, which includes awarding grants and contracts to Chicago and Cook County Agencies on Aging. Illinois state must match one quarter of federal Older Americans Act funding and may provide additional funding above the required match. The Illinois Department of Aging can provide information on Cook County government and private organizations that support the elderly.

Federal Administration on Aging

The Federal Administration on Aging, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, administers programs authorized by the Older Americans Act. This includes in-home care and adult daycare programs, transportation programs for the elderly, and employment services for individuals over the age of 55. The Older Americans Act also provides family caregiver support, meal delivery programs, and case management services in Chicago, IL.

Contact the Chicago Department of Aging

You may contact the Chicago Department of Aging by calling 312-746-5300, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chicago Department of Aging, 2102 Ogden Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60612.


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