Illinois State Department of Aging in Springfield Illinois

Address and phone number for Illinois State Department of Aging, a Department of Aging, at Natural Resources Way, Springfield IL.


Name
Illinois State Department of Aging
Address
1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, Illinois, 62702
Phone
217-785-2870

About the Illinois State Department of Aging

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

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

The Illinois State Department of Aging provides several services and programs for elderly residents of Springfield. 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 Springfield.

Springfield Aging Offices

In Sangamon 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 Sangamon County

The Department of Aging can also provide information on elder care providers in Springfield. The Illinois State 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 Springfield 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 Springfield and Sangamon 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 Sangamon 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 Springfield, IL.

Contact the Illinois State Department of Aging

You may contact the Illinois State Department of Aging by calling 217-785-2870, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Illinois State Department of Aging, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, Illinois, 62702.


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