Illinois Housing Search – provides detailed information about rental properties and helps people find housing to best fit their needs. Property managers can list their property at no cost.

American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging – advancing the vision of healthy, affordable, ethical long-term care

Housing, Elders and Families, U.S. Administration on Aging:

  • Assistive Technology
  • Home Remodeling
  • Housing Services
  • Independent Living
  • Nursing Facilities

Elder Care, Help Guide – care and housing information and options

Illinois Commerce Commission
information and services relating to...

  • Consumer Services
  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas
  • Water and Sewer

Illinois Home Modification and Assistive Technology Program, Illinois Department of Human Services – provides a listing of resources for Illinois consumers, non-profit organizations, and businesses. It also provides links to product and research information.

Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP), Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services – helping low income residents save fuel and money, while increasing the comfort of their homes

Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living – a statewide organization made up of 24 Centers for Independent Living in Illinois

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs – assisting eligible low-income households pay for winter energy services

Family, Home, and Legal, AARP

Housing & Senior Citizens, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

National Center for Assisted Living – the assisted living voice of the American Health Care Association, the nation’s largest organization representing long term care

Long-Term Care, Medicare – how to plan for long-term care, choose a nursing home, etc.

Illinois Department of Public Health – Nursing Homes in Illinois - a website with information about the Nursing Home Care Act; How to Select a Nursing Home; A Listing of Illinois Nursing Homes; Types of Nursing Homes; Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators; and Nursing Homes with No Certification Deficiencies.

Nursing Home, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Bureau of Long Term Care, administers the program that reimburses nursing facilities for care provided to Medicaid-eligible residents. See also: Nursing Home Services and Information for Couples (HFS 3191).

Nursing Home Violations, Quarterly Report of, Illinois Department of Public Health

Nursing Homes: Guide to Choosing, AARP

Nursing Homes: Guide to Choosing, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Supportive Living Program, administered by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, is a service-enriched housing option available to Medicaid-eligible individuals that allows elderly, age 65 years and older, or adults, ages 22 – 64 years, with disabilities who would otherwise need nursing facility care. SLFs consist of apartments with kitchenettes and private bathrooms while providing services such as intermittent nursing, personal care, medication oversight, meals, housekeeping, laundry and 24-hour security.

Tech Connect, Illinois Assistive Technology Project Demonstration and Loan Center – Promoting Independent Living through Technology