Assistance, Advice, Connections...
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.
To learn more or to speak with a senior care advisor call 1-855-781-1303 Ext. 3.
Aging - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) online offers resources and tips for:
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.
Read more about caregiver support
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.
Benefits Check-Up – On-line tool to help someone evaluate eligibility for government programs.
Medicare – The basics about Medicare.