Serving Illinois seniors in a new, more cost-efficient way

Mar 30, 2017
As consumers, when we walk into a store we have many options, not only in the products we choose but in the brands of those products. As taxpayers, we rarely... Read more

Department on Aging offers free counseling as Medicare open enrollment period begins

Oct 20, 2015
To mark the beginning of the Medicare Open Enrollment period, the Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) offers free counseling assistance to help educate Medicare-eligible individuals and their caregivers about their... Read more

Unes legislation to protect seniors from abuse signed by Governor

Aug 6, 2015
Bipartisan legislation sponsored by State Representative Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) aimed at protecting senior citizens and other adults from financial abuse and exploitation was signed into law on Wednesday morning... Read more

Preventing disruption in service at Illinois nonprofit agencies

Dec 10, 2013
One of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka's primary responsibilities is to pay the state's bills. Given that duty, she has made it a priority to reach out to nonprofit agency... Read more

Wheeler bill helps families take care of seniors

Oct 25, 2013
Rep. Barb WheelerWorking with local property tax assessors and home healthcare providers, State Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) has introduced House Bill 3715, a measure aimed at helping families take... Read more