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Whether you are concerned about an older relative’s immediate needs, interested in learning about resources or simply wanting to begin planning for the future, the Office of Work/Life & Family Resources is available to provide connections to community resources that can be of help.

Northwestern Senior Care Connections

  • Expert Senior Care Advisors
  • Referrals Specific to your Family Member's Needs
  • Caregiving, Legal and Financial Expertise

To learn more or to speak with a senior care advisor call 1-855-781-1303 Ext. 3.

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Additional Resources

Aging - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) online offers resources and tips for:

  • Aging Well
  • Planning for the Future
  • Caregiving
  • Grief and Loss

Login with username: northwestern and password: eap.

Eldercare Locator Search a comprehensive database for accessing local resources for older adults.

Illinois Department on Aging Find information about benefits, state programs and community resources.

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Offers information and advocacy.

National Council on Aging Learn about national programs on healthy aging, maintaining independence and benefits for seniors.

United Way 2-1-1 – Find a local referral call center.

Caregiver Resources

Read more about caregiver support

Health Care Resources

Home Health Compare – Consumer information about how to find home health providers.

Nursing Home Compare Information about nursing homes that are certified for Medicare and Medicaid.

Insurance Issues

Benefits Check-Up On-line tool to help someone evaluate eligibility for government programs.

Medicare The basics about Medicare.