December 2009

  • 12/ 21 /09 – Department on Aging Provides Tips to Keep Seniors Safe and Warm This Winter ( PDF)
  • 12/ 11 /09 – State Recognizes Advocates for their Outstanding Service to Older Adults
  • 12/ 10 /09 – Governor Quinn Launches Statewide Campaign to Increase Older Adults’ Community Participation ( PDF)
  • 12/ 01 /09 – Seniors Reminded to Apply NOW Online for Illinois Cares Rx to Avoid a Break in Coverage

November 2009

  • 11/ 16 /09 – State Promotes Awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and Thanks Caregivers and Offers Resources for Support

October 2009

  • 10/ 09 /09 – Department on Aging Announces Senior Hall of Fame Inductees and the Governor’s Unique Achievement Awards
  • 10/ 06 /09 – Department on Aging Calls Attention to the Rights of Residents in Long-term Care During Weeklong Observance

September 2009

  • 9/ 25 /09 – Illinois Department on Aging Recognizes Workers and Employers in Observance of National Employ the Older Worker Week
  • 9/ 24 /09 – Illinois Department on Aging Awarded a Federal Grant to Enhance Community-Based Respite Care Programs
  • 9/ 17 /09 – Illinois Department on Aging Reminds Seniors to get Flu Shots in Observance of Healthy Aging Month
  • 9/ 11 /09 – State Recognizes Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in observance of National Grandparents Day
  • 9/ 03 /09 – More than 150,000 Seniors were helped by State’s HelpLine

August 2009

  • 8/ 20 /09 – Illinois Department on Aging Seeks Nominations for the Senior Hall of Fame Awards
  • 8/ 14 /09 – State Department on Aging hosts "Senior Day" at the Illinois State Fair on Monday, August 17

July 2009

  • 7/ 17 /09 – Department on Aging hosts 23rd Annual Elder Rights Conference during Elder Abuse Awareness Month
  • 7/ 02 /09 – Department on Aging urges Illinos residents to "Break the Silence" to increase awareness for Elder Abuse

June 2009

  • 6/ 25 /09 – State Provides Cooling Centers as Safe Havens From the Heat This Summer

May 2009

  • 5/ 11 /09 – Illinois Department on Aging Hosts a Conference on Improving the Lives of Older Adults

April 2009

  • 4/ 7 /09 – Illinois Department on Aging Seeks Nominations for the Senior Hall of Fame Awards

March 2009

  • 3/ 18 /09 – Budget Plan: Governor Pat Quinn Makes Tough Choices to Boldly Address Fiscal Crisis

February 2009

  • 2/ 20 /09 – Governor Quinn Launches Illinois Recovery Website

January 2009

  • 1/ 29 /09 – Former Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn has become the 41st Governor of the State of Illinois
  • 1/ 14 /09 – State announces early application date for Illinois Cares Rx and Circuit Breaker for seniors and people with disabilities

For more information, call the Illinois Department on Aging's Senior HelpLine.