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Assistive Technology Information
and Assistance

 
   
Ameriphone
ameriphone.onlinephonestore.com

(888) 449-0444

Clarity
www.clarityproducts.com

(800) 426-3738
or (800) 552-3368

Illinois Assistive Technology Project
(information and referral)
www.iltech.org

(800) 852-5110

   

Caregiver Information, Assistance
and Support

   
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.edu/WaudCenter

(800) 757-0202

Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, Senior Services
Information and Assistance

 www.cityofchicago.org/familysupportservices

(312) 744-4016

Children of Aging Parents CAPS
www.caps4caregivers.org

(800) 227-7294

Eldercare Locator
(federal program to locate assistance)
www.eldercare.gov

(800) 677-1116

National Association of Professional
Geriatric Care Managers
www.caremanager.org

(520) 881-8008

National Caregiving Foundation
www.caregivingfoundation.org

(800) 930-1357

National Family Caregivers Association
www.thefamilycaregiver.org

(800) 896-3650

Well Spouse Foundation
www.wellspouse.org

(800) 838-0879

   

Disabled and Under 60 Resources

   
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.edu/WaudCenter

(800) 757-0202
 

Access Living
(information and referral on how to
stay out of facility-city)
www.accessliving.org

(312) 640-2100
or (800) 613-8549

Council for Disability Rights
www.disabilityrights.org

(312) 444-9484
or (312) 444-1967 TDD

Department of Rehabilitation Services
(Case management and assistance)www.dhs.state.il.us/ors/

(800) 843-6154
or (800) 447-6404 TTY

Family Resource Center on Disabilities
www.frcd.org

(312) 939-3513
or (800) 952-4199 (toll free within Illinois)

Equip for Equality
(information, referral and advice)
www.equipforequality.org

(800) 537-2632
or (800) 610-2779 TTY

Fox River Valley Center for Independent
Living (referrals for suburban)

(847) 695-5818

Life Services for the Handicapped, Disabled
and Alone
www.disabledandalone.org

(212) 532-6740
or (800) 995-0066

Progress Center for Independent Living
of Illinois (referrals for suburban) 
www.progresscil.org

(708) 209-1500
or (708) 209-1826 TTY

   

Ethnicity Based Resources

   
Casa Central
www.casacentral.org

(773) 645-2300

Central States SER
(Hispanic outreach rehab program)
www.centralstatesser.org

(773) 542-9030
   

Chinese American Service League
www.caslservice.org

(312) 791-0418

Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly
www.clese.org

(312) 461-0812

Japanese American Society
www.jaschicago.org

(312) 263-3049

Japanese American Service Committee of Chicago
www.jasc-chicago.org

(773) 275-7212

National Association Hispanic Elderly
Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas
Mayores

 www.anppm.org

(626) 564-1988

Serbian National Defense Council of America
www.snd-us.com

(773) 775-7772

South East Asia Center
(education and social services)

          www.se-asiacenter.org

(773) 989-6927

   

General Information, Assistance
and Support

   
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.edu/WaudCenter

(800) 757-0202

Eldercare Locator
(national resource listing)
www.eldercare.gov

(800) 677-1116

HealthCare.gov

http://www.healthcare.gov/ and CuidadodeSalud.gov
 
Illinois Department of Human Services

          http://www.dhs.state.il.us

(800) 843-6154

(800) 447-6404 TTY

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly
chicago.littlebrothers.org

(312) 455-1000

Medicare

Medicare.gov

(800)MEDICARE (800-633-4227)

(877) 486-2048 TTY

National Association of the Deaf (Senior Resources)
www.nad.org/SeniorResources

(301) 587 1789 TTY

(301) 587 1788 Voice

National Institute on Aging Information
Clearinghouse
www.nia.nih.gov
(800) 222-2225
National Mental Health Information Center
mentalhealth.samhsa.gov
(800) 789-2647
Nursing Home Hotline (800) 252-4343
Office of the Attorney General
Senior Citizens Hotline
www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/
seniors/index.html
(800) 243-5377
Paralyzed Veterans of America
www.pva.org/site/PageServer
(800) 424-8200
Pension Information Effort Program
(PIE)
(312) 744-4016
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
www.idfpr.com/DOI/Ship/ship_help.asp

(800) 548-9034
In Illinois: (217) 785-9021

Senior Net
(computer education program for seniors)
www.seniornet.org
(800) 747-6848
Center for Prevention of Abuse
(survivors of elder abuse)
www.centerforpreventionofabuse.org
(800) 559-7233
Social Security Administration Information
www.ssa.gov
(800) 772-1213
Center for Family Ministry
(Support Groups for Widow/Widowers
and Troubled Marriages — referral to groups)
www.dioceseofjoliet.org/familyministry
(815) 838-5334
   
Home Care and Hospice Information
and Referral
   
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.edu/WaudCenter
(800) 757-0202
 
Hospice Foundation of America
www.hospicefoundation.org
(800) 854-3402
Illinois Home Care Council
www.ilhomecare.org
(847) 657-6960
Illinois Hospice and Palliative
Care Organization
www.il-hpco.org
(847) 844-7706
Illinois State Hospice Organization (312) 324-8844
National Association of Home Care
www.nahc.org
(202) 547-7424
National Association of Professional Geriatric
Care Managers
www.caremanager.org
(520) 881-8008
National Hospice and Palliative Care
Organization
www.nhpco.org
(800) 658-8898
National Hospice Organization Helpline (800) 658-8898
   
Housing Information and Assistance
   
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.edu/WaudCenter
(800) 757-0202
 
Assisted Living Federation of America

          www.alfa.org

(703) 894-1805
Center for Universal Design and
Accessibility Housing
www.design.ncsu.edu/cud
(800) 647-6777
Chicago Housing Authority
www.thecha.org

(312) 742-8500
or (312) 454-1748 TTY

Housing Opportunities and Maintenance
for the Elderly (HOME)
www.homeseniors.org/main/
(773) 921-3200
Life Services Network
(AAHSA)
www.lsni.org
(630) 325-6170
   
Legal Information and Assistance
   
Chicago Bar Association 
Call a Lawyer and Senior Wills

(312) 554-2001
or (312) 746-5300

Center for Conflict Resolution
(free mediation services)
www.ccrchicago.org
(312) 922-6464
Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
(Seniors Legal Service)
www.lafchicago.org

(312) 341-1070
or (773) 321-7900

Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
(immigrant assistance)
www.lafchicago.org
(312) 341-9617
Prairie State Legal Services
(free civil services)
www.pslegal.org
(815) 965-2134
   
Medical Information and Referral
   
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Rush University Medical Center
www.rush.edu/WaudCenter
(800) 757-0202
 
American Geriatric Society
(they will mail a list of geriatricians) www.americangeriatrics.org
(212) 308-1414
Areawide Podiatry
(does home visits)
(847) 328-5388
Institute for Dental Implant Awareness
(denture assistance)

          www.idia.org

(800) 936-4342
Mobile Doctors
(doctors who make house calls)

          www.mobiledoctors.com

(312) 939-5090
MD at Home
(house call doctors)
866mdathome.com

(815) 986-2610
or (866) 632-8466 (toll free)

National Eye Care Project
(eye care for disadvantaged seniors)
www.allaboutvision.com/viewpoints/
0300seniors.htm
(800) 222-3937
   
Personal Emergency Response Systems
   
ADT Companion Services
www.adt.com
(800) 568-1216
Lifeline
www.lifelinesys.com/
(800) 797-4191

 

Diagnosis-Based Support and Resources

Visit the Diagnosis-Based Resources home page for contact information for resources and support related to particular populations and disease processes (e.g., caregivers, people diagnosed with Alzheimer's, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc.).





Contact Name
Anne Byron Waud Resource Center
Contact Phone
(800) 757-0202
Contact E-mail
rush_generations@rush.edu


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