Safe, Secure, and Supported

Helping You Stay at Home, Where You Want to Be
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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

We are Dedicated to Our Mission

We are dedicated to the care of older adults and to those who care for them. We know the rewards and challenges of senior home care and are grateful and honored to have been able to assist so many wonderful people over the years.

Elder Care Services has been dedicated to helping seniors as well as those who are concerned for or directly responsible for their care throughout DeKalb County since 1988. We understand that this type of care is special and that the people involved, whether the care giver or the receiver, are special as well, and have unique needs.

We are committed to providing education, support, resources, and hands-on involvement to the older adult or those who care for them. Whether you are looking to find care for mom or dad or curious about senior services, give us a call or email us. We can help.


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Find a Program That Can Help

 

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

Our Information and Referral Specialist is available for free counseling to educate you or a caregiver about health insurance options and more.
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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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Medicare Mondays

ECS offers free professional assistance for your Medicare needs and questions. Our staff is trained and certified on senior health insurance programs and can help you navigate the Medicare system. Our main goal is to help you find the best plan with the greatest savings that also meets your medical needs.

Our walk-in hours are Mondays from 10am-3pm. Other times are available by appointment.

Walk-in Wednesdays

The Information and Assistance Specialist is open for walk-ins on Wednesday mornings from 10am-3pm. No appointment is necessary, however, please call beforehand to ensure availability.
 

Public Services

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