Below are a list of useful links for senior citizens and caregivers. If you have other useful links that you think belong on this page, please let us know at or 847-455-6016, x2.


AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

Administration on Aging

Provides information on services to the elderly, especially to enable them to remain independent.


BenefitsCheckUp helps you find benefit programs that can help pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more.

Eldercare Locator

Local information, referral resources, and contact information for state and local agencies, from the United States’ Health and Human Services Department.

Family Caregiver Alliance

A clearinghouse on brain disorders, caregiver assistance and long-term care public policy.

Meals On Wheels

Provides home-delivered meals services to people in need. Includes history, membership benefits, training and conference schedule, and links to partners.


Information on Medicare, including comparisons of medicare and medigap plans.

National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization that improves the lives of all older adults and community organizations.

Senior Living Map

With over 32000 listings, Senior Living Map is the most comprehensive map-based senior and assisted living search engine.


SeniorNet provides nonprofit computer and Internet education for older adults and seniors.