Geriatric Care Management

Organization Name
Address
2521 Gross Point Road, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Josh Mitzen, Director
Phone Number
847-401-4460
Fax
847-745-0963
Description

Care management for seniors, the disabled and the mentally ill. Care managers provide:
• Expert assessments and reports
• Act as family liaison
• Support as needed
• Screening, arrangement and monitoring of in-home help or other services
• Care planning
• Reviewing legal, money, and medical issues.
• Consultation with necessary professionals
• Friendly visiting
• Crisis management and intervention
• Placement and care referrals.

Public Notes

Eligibility Criteria: Seniors, the disabled, and the mentally ill.
Fee policy: All cases are private pay. Case management $100/hour with no charge for travel time/mileage/incidental costs.
Intake Process: Call anytime.

Website Address
Address
1415 W. Foster Ave. Chicago, IL
60640
Contact Person
Allison Follmer
Phone Number
773-769-5500
Description

Chicago Methodist Senior Services provides a continuum of services and residences to support the needs of older adults at every step of life.

Wesley Place:  Short-term rehabilitation and Long-term skilled nursing
Call 7 days a week – (773) 769-5500
1415 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Hartwell Place:  Memory care assisted living
5520 N. Paulina St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Covenant Home of Chicago:  Assisted/Supportive living
2720 W. Foster Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625

Computer Services:  Computer and digital skills classes
1415 W. Foster
Chicago, IL 60640

Winwood Apartments:  Affordable senior housing
1406 W. Winona St.
Chicago, IL 60640

Glenwood Apartments:  Affordable senior housing
5021-5027 N. Glenwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640

Organization Name
Address
1740 Ridge Avenue, Suite 111, Evanston, Illinois
60201
Contact Person
Charlotte Bishop
Phone Number
847-869-5118 ext 511
Fax
847-869-0410
Description

Our professional geriatric care managers and special needs case managers can be your eyes and ears when you simply cannot. You can count on us to help you manage both your care-giving responsibilities, and those of your family and your work that cannot be ignored…or postponed.
Provide elder care services in:
– Geriatric Care Plans
– Assisted Living Consultations
– Retirement Communities Consultations
– Home Care Management
– Nursing Home Consultations
– Senior Home Safety

Address
One Natural Resources Way, Suite 100, Springfield, IL 62702-1271
Phone Number
800-252-8966 – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1-888-206-1327 (TTY)
Fax
217-785-4477
Parent Organization
Description

Professional staff briefly assess needs, send literature and write referrals for a range of services such as case management, Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, legal services, transportation, employment and nutrition services .

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
100 S. Saunders Road, Suite 150 Lake Forest, IL
60045
Phone Number
(847) 857-9133
Description

– Be the “eyes and ears” for the geographically
distant family
– Coordinate services from dentist appointments
to complex surgical procedures
– Evaluate alternative options for care and
arranging second opinions
– Evaluate level of care and options available in
the community
– Be named as the health care power of attorney
to provide an alternate decision maker if the
need arises
– Crisis management for the unplanned events
that consume the family
– Create Lifecare Plans for personal injury
settlements
– Advocate for the best care in all settings including hospitals, assisted living and long-term care
– Manage simple day to day needs such as groceries, outings, housekeeping and bill paying
– coordinate clients’ participation in major events such as vacations, weddings and graduations
– Negotiate bills with medical providers and other services
manage paperwork from bill paying to filling out insurance forms
– Assist clients in obtaining reverse mortgages
– File for government entitlements, Social Security Disability, Medicaid and Medicare

Address
City of Evanston Senior Services, 300 Dodge Ave (Levy Ctr.); Evanston IL
60202
Contact Person
Audrey Thompson
Phone Number
847-448-8173
Fax
847-869-6183
Parent Organization
Description

Through the Illinois Department on Aging, the state long term care ombudsman protects and promotes the rights and quality of life for people who reside in long term care facilities (nursing homes). This is done through regional ombudsmen who have a hands–on working relationship with the residents and staff of the facilities within their program areas.

Contact
For more information on the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, contact…

the Illinois Department on Aging Senior HelpLine;
a Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman​ Program;
a Regional Home and Community Ombudsman​ Program.
For more information on the Pioneer Approach to Long Term Care and the Illinois Long Term Care Ombudsman program, see also:

Publications related to the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

Address
2116 Green Bay Rd. Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
1-800-772-1213
Parent Organization
Description

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes). It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people who have little or no income; and it provides cash to meet basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter.

Eligibility Criteria: Take the online Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool linked at www.ssa.gov to see if you are eligible for SSI. Low income adults over 65 are eligible even if not disabled. Disabled adults with substantial work experience are eligible for Social Security Disability (SSD).

Organization Name
Address
518 Davis Street , Suite 208, Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-424-9300
Description

Based on interviews with involved family members, social workers, hospital or nursing home staff. and physicians, Visiting Angels develops an individualized program to manage the client’s daily needs. Every effort is made to match clients with the best possible caregivers. After placement, Visiting Angels continues communication with caregivers. Affordable hourly rates with 24/7 availability. Temporary or long-term, respite care for family caregivers.

Services include: hygiene assistance; meal preparation/diet monitoring; light housekeeping; errands and shopping; joyful companionship; affordable hourly rates; live-in, live-out sleep-over; mornings, mid-day and evenings; temporary or long-term; weekends and holidays; respite care for family caregivers.

Organization Name
Address
3200 Grant Street, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
LaVerne Zimmerman
Phone Number
847-570-3422
Parent Organization
Description

Westminster Place is a Presbyterian Homes retirement community offering independent living for seniors in a landscaped campus of individual cottages and apartments surrounding a campus center with dining rooms,grill,library,activity rooms,computer center, hair salon and barbershop, gift shop and more.
Independent Living at <b>Westminster Place</b> (one and two-bedroom apartments, townhouses and cottages)
Assisted Living at <b>The Highlands of Evanston</b> (studio and one bedroom apartments)
Skilled Nursing Care at <b>McGaw Care Center</b>
Memory Care at the <b>Frank B. Foster Pavilion </b>

Public Notes

The 40-acre Westminster Place campus is in the heart of a tree-lined neighborhood in Evanston. The flowering gardens, splashing fountains and winding walking paths all add to the graciousness and warmth of this continuing care retirement community (CCRC). You’ll also find superb recreational and exercise opportunities, including an indoor swimming pool, strength-training and exercise equipment at the Kimble Fitness and Therapeutic Center.

Marketing: (847) 570-3422

The Highlands at Westminster Place

Marketing: (847) 866-1615

McGaw Care Center/Frank Foster Pavilion

Marketing:(847) 866-1659

For all other inquiries: (847) 492-7348

Organization Name
Address
747 N. Church Rd., Suite C3
Elmhurst, IL
60126
Phone Number
(630) 530-2868
Description

Wisdom Eldercare provides home care and care management services, including the following live-in and hourly caregiver support services: personal care; assistance with bathing and dressing; nutritious meal preparation; grocery shopping; light housekeeping and laundry; medication reminders; escort to medical appointments; Alzheimer’s care; individualized daily activities; structured daily routine; written care plans; regular on-site caregiver supervision; socialization and companionship; hospice care support.

Public Notes

Eligibility Criteria: We usually see that a husband or wife caring for their spouse, or an adult child caring for their parent(s) contacts us for geriatric care management services. Professionals such as bank trust officers, attorneys, financial advisors, physicians and social service providers also utilize our services on behalf of their clients.
Fee Policy: Our fees vary based upon the needs of each client. Please contact us at (800) 562-5555 and ask for a Client Services Coordinator to discuss your particular situation.

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