Senior Services

Senior Services

The Center of Concern’s experienced Case Managers and trained volunteers provide quality services to seniors and the disabled in Maine Township. We offer a variety of programs to help seniors live with dignity and independence.

In-Home Support/Case Management Assessment

Our staff provides a personalized, in-home assessment to help residents identify their supports and needs. Once assessed, residents are provided with resources and free or subsidized case management services to address the needs and challenges related to aging.

 

Eligibility

  • 50+ years
  • Lives in Maine Township
Telephone Reassurance

Our Telephone Reassurance program is a well-being check for lonely or isolated seniors. Calls from trained volunteers connect seniors to our community through daily conversations that improve quality of life.

 

Eligibility

  • 50+ years
  • Lives in Maine Township
  • Lives alone
Friendly Visiting

The Friendly Visitor program matches volunteers with isolated seniors looking for companionship and support. The volunteer visits the senior 1-2 times per month on a schedule that works for everyone. Friendly visitors may do light housekeeping, errands, prepare a meal or take a senior out. But mainly, volunteers visit seniors in their home to talk, play games, and spend time together.

 

Eligibility

  • 50+ years
  • Lives in Maine Township
  • Must be assessed by staff
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

The Center of Concern Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group is a safe place to learn, exchange strategies and tips, as well as meet other caregivers coping with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. The group meets once per month and is facilitated by trained staff. The free meetings take place every second Monday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Center of Concern and are open to anyone caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

 

Eligibility

  • Primary caregiver of someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.
Intergenerational Programs

Our Intergenerational Programs connect seniors with students from local elementary, middle, and high schools. From pen pals to web/social media education, our intergenerational programming benefits all ages. To get involved with our Connecting for Good Program and other intergenerational initiatives click the link below.

 

Eligibility

  • 50+ years
  • Registered for services
Are there service fees?

Most Center of Concern supportive services for seniors and family caregivers are free of charge. Please see below for additional information about our service area and possible service fees.

The Center of Concern Service Area is primarily Maine Township in North Suburban Cook County, Illinois. Most all of our senior support services are provided free of charge and select services are provided on a sliding fee scale basis for residents of Maine Township.

If you are not a resident of our designated service area, you may pay a service fee for individual services depending on the service you are requesting and the availability of Center Of Concern staff to provide the service.