December 2013

  • 12/ 13 /13 - IL Dept on Aging honors advocates of older adults
  • 12/ 11/ 13 - Department on Aging Hosts Chinese Delegation at the annual Governor’s Conference on Aging and Disability.
  • 12/ 4 /13 - ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Dept on Aging Kicks Off a Series of Public Hearings December 5 on Expanding Long Term Care Ombudsman Service

November 2013

  • 11/ 26/13 - State Recognizes World War II Veteran for Military Service
  • 11/ 22 /13 - Department on Aging hosts annual Memory Loss Conference during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

October 2013

  • 10/ 23 /13 - Department on Aging Announces Senior Hall of Fame Inductees; Presents Governor's Unique Achievement Awards
  • 10/ 15 /13 - Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period Starts October 15; Department on Aging Offers Free Counseling

September 2013

  • 9/ 30 /13 - State Ends the September Healthy Aging Month Observance by Urging Seniors to Get Flu Shots
  • 9/ 25 /13 - State Highlights the Benefits of Older Workers During Awareness Week from September 22nd to 28th
  • 9/ 16 /13 - State Recognizes Adult Day Service Providers During Awareness Week from September 15th to 21st
  • 9/ 6 /13 - In Honor of Grandparents Day State Praises Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • 9/ 4 /13 - Dept on Aging Announces Agreement for the Nutrition Program in East Central Illinois Communities

August 2013

  • 8/ 26 /13 - Governor Quinn Reminds Residents to Take Advantage of State's Cooling Centers During End of Summer Heat Wave
  • 8/ 9 /13 - Dept on Aging Hosts Activities for Seniors & Their Families at the Illinois State Fair
  • 8/ 5 /13 - State Recognizes Elder Abuse Caseworkers & Long Term Care Ombudsmen at the Adult Protection & Advocacy Conference

July 2013

  • 7/ 31 /13 - State Kicks Off Adult Protection & Advocacy Conference by Focusing on Protecting Seniors from Financial Exploitation
  • 7/ 19 /13 - IL Dept on Aging seeking nominations for Senior Hall of Fame
  • 7/ 2 /13 - State Kicks Off Campaign to Protect Seniors From Abuse
  • 7/ 1 /13 - Governor Quinn Signs Legislation to Protect Illinois' Most Vulnerable Adults

June 2013

  • 6/ 14 /13 - IL Dept on Aging calls for action in observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

May 2013

  • 5/ 15 /13 - Governor Quinn Proclaims May as Older Americans Month in Illinois
  • 5/ 14 /13 – State Department on Aging Praise Residents and Staff of Long Term Care Facilities in Observance of Nursing Home Week

April 2013

  • 4/ 01 /13 – State's Senior Health Insurance Program Moves to the Department on Aging

January 2013

  • 1/ 11 /13 – Seniors warned about a scam to get cash

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