Medicare’s Open Enrollment is October 15th through December 7th to make changes to prescription drug coverage for 2023. Contact us for an appointment with one of our trained Medicare Counselors.
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Welcome to Elder Care Services

My promise to you is that you will leave our office with an answer, a plan, or a connection to reach the goal that brought you to us in the first place!

Tara Russo, M.S.
Executive Director
Elder Care Services of Dekalb County
Our programs help hundreds of people each year.
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Senior Health Insurance Program
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Dollhouse Raffle Ticket Information

Elder Care Services is hosting a holiday raffle for a custom dollhouse built by Mr. Lee Newtson, a local Veteran and avid doll house builder. Mr. Newtson is a proud supporter of this community and we are grateful he has chosen to help ECS by donating his time, efforts, and materials to create this hand-crafted house for our raffle. Tickets available at our office or online with the link below.
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Care Coordination

Care coordinators who are professionally trained by the Illinois Department on Aging can meet with individuals and their families in the home to talk about care options.
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Adult Protective Services

The Adult Protective Services Program, under authority of the Illinois Adult Protective Services Act, responds to reports of alleged abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation.
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Money Management

The Money Management Program at Elder Care Services can provide free financial management assistance to all qualified seniors who are aged 60 years and older.
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Information and Assistance | Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

Our qualified team is available to help you connect with available resources, apply for services, and answer your questions.
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Choices for Care

The Elder Care Services Choices for Care program can provide alternative, community-based solutions for care.

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Cognitive Behavioral Support Program (CBSP)

The Elder Care Cognitive Behavioral Program is a comprehensive program for those experiencing cognitive or behavioral difficulties.

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Medicare Mondays

ECS offers free professional assistance for your insurance needs and questions.

Stop in for a 15-minute session during our walk-in hours on Mondays from 10am-3pm. Other times are available by appointment.

Medicare Monday walk-ins are on hold during Medicare’s Open Enrollment from October 15 – December 7 each year.

Walk-in Wednesdays

No appointment is necessary, however, please call beforehand to ensure availability.

Stop in for a 15-minute session! The Information and Referral Specialist is open for walk-ins on Wednesday mornings from 10am-3pm.

Public Services

Illinois Notary Public services are available at our office. Please call beforehand to ensure availability.