Home Maintenance

Address
300 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Audrey Thompson
Phone Number
847-448-8173
Description

The City of Evanston partners with a licensed and bonded contractor to provide basic home maintenance repairs for income-eligible seniors (age 65 and older) living in their own home, condo or apartment. There is either no charge or a minimal charge for supplies. Services include repairs needed so a senior can remain at home.

To qualify:

  • Gross Annual Income must be $42,100 or less for one individual; $48,100 or less for two individuals; and $54,100 or less for three individuals. If a senior has other individuals who are 18 or older (family or not), living in their home, the income of those individuals is considered in the gross household income.

TO ACCESS THE SERVICE

  • A cardholder may call (847) 448-8250 or e-mail LevyCenter@cityofevanston.org to place a request for services.
Organization Name
Address
724 Forest Avenue, Evanston, IL
60202
Phone Number
847-869-3310
Categories
Description

When you need to dispose of a lifetime accumulation of belongings and sell the family home, downsize and relocate across the country, or move into assisted living, you can rely on Essex. Our experience, advice and expertise help to value your possessions, reduce the stress and labor of sorting and disposing of personal property and ease the transition.

Services Include:
•    Personal property and fine jewelry appraisals
•    Fine jewelry sales and liquidation
•    Personal property sales and liquidation
•    Estate clean-outs

Address
3150 Salt Creek Lane, Arlington Heights, IL
60005
Phone Number
877-464-4909
Description

• Complimentary home visit to assess your moving needs
• Coordination and oversight of the move
• Customized computer floor plan design
• Network of resources, real estate agents, movers, handymen, estate sales, decorators, etc.
• Arrangement of estate sales/clean outs
• Pre-sorting of what to take
• Packing/unpacking services
• Setting up of your new home
• Scheduling specialized air and ground transport

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
510 North Avenue, Libertyville, IL
60048
Contact Email
Phone Number
800-876-7267 or 847-680-7700
Fax
847-816-7689
Description

Handi-Ramp employees are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service by delivering personalized, high-quality, and cost efficient solutions to meet the needs of clients. Provides portable ramps, boarding ramps, galvanized steel ramps with handrails, aluminum ramps, handi-tracks, threshold ramps, deck ramps, suitcase ramps, and window-well covers. Information about accessibility and referrals.

Handi-Ramp offers the following products:
Wheel chair ramp systems: in aluminum, galvanized Steel, and concrete.
Van Ramps: including high mounted, rear door, side door, and universal van ramps.
Portable Wheel Chair Ramps: multifold portable ramps, suitcase ramps, track ramps, and threshold ramps.
Wheel Chair Lifts: stair glides, platform, and portable wheel chair lifts.

Public Notes

Hours of Service: Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Address
210 W. Campus Drive Suite B Arlington Heights, IL
60004
Contact Person
Jim Whittington
Phone Number
847-215-9490
Fax
847-590-1728
Description

Lifeway Mobility is a local provider of accessibility solutions, and have been proudly serving the Chicago area for over 30 years. We sell and install stair lifts, wheelchair ramps and lifts, residential elevators, and modify bathrooms for improved safety and independence. Visit our showroom in Arlington Heights, or contact us for a free remote or no-contact consultation!

Address
Skokie, IL
60077
Contact Person
Mara Lazar
Phone Number
847-744-5610
Description

Whether it’s the passing of a loved one, the changing needs of an aging parent, or just moving to a smaller home, we can help manage your belongings so they aren’t managing you. Let us help you with the overwhelming task of disposing of your unnecessary objects.
Free in-home consultations to provide customized organizing strategies and downsizing solutions that best fit your needs.
Services:
Estate Liquidation/Estate Sales, Downsizing Guidance, Space Planning, De-Cluttering, Room Staging, Match you with your appropriate service provider, Donate items on your behalf, Manage your move-sort, pack, ship, Coordinate Appraisal Services, Sell your valuables (and some not so valuable!). Many customers have used a portion of their item sales to cover the cost of our services.

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
6220 Kingsbridge Drive, Cary, IL
60013
Phone Number
847-829-4437
Description

Paxem, Inc. provides services to the residential and commercial sectors in regards to moving and organizing. We are Senior Move Managers (senior relocation experts) and are knowledgeable in all aspects of moving. Paxem’s mission is to help families through the transition of moving or right-sizing while respecting each individual’s needs. We are solution oriented and will accommodate all requests efficiently and respectfully, because we understand what you are going through.
Residential, estate sales, and business moving options offered.

Organization Name
Address
1516 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Donald Paul
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-869-9868
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
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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