The articles we've chosen to link to our Information Center are the most informative, comprehensive, and current we found on the Web. However, there is a myriad of information on the Internet concerning senior care that is available to you. Below are links to information-rich Web sites and article databases you may find helpful. Following each Web site is a brief description of that site's content. We've avoided sites that are more commercial oriented or that try to pressure you to buy their services.
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New LifeStyles Online is devoted to senior living and care issues. Topics include: independent retirement communities, assisted living, nursing homes, Alzheimer's care, and hospice care.
Created and maintained by Registered Nurses, this site offers seniors and their families information about various eldercare products and services.
Illinois developed the Supportive Living Program as an alternative to nursing home care for low-income older persons and persons with disabilities under Medicaid.
The Affordable Assisted Living Coalition (AALC) is a501(c)(6) not-for-profit membership organization made up of individuals and entities that develop and/or operate affordable assisted living projects (Supportive Living Facilities or SLF's) and their business partners that have an interest or involvement in Illinois' Supportive Living Program (SLP). www.aarp.com Home site of the American Association of Retired Persons.
The official U. S. government site for people with Medicare
Assisted Living Info features information on assisted living facilities and retirement communities. The site is designed to help you through the selection process.
Nursing Home Info offers information on selecting a nursing home that fits your needs.
ElderCare Online focuses on a large variety of health issues for the aging.
The official Illinois Department on Aging Web site provides information about services available to seniors in Illinois and current issues facing seniors.