LINKAGES Program

LINKAGES can help older adults and their family members with disabilities.

LINKAGES is a unique program that assists seniors who have adult children with disabilities to address the issues, needs and concerns of their family.  Professional staff can help families to explore resource options and offer their expertise on service coordination, advocacy, future planning and government benefits.  Linkages can also provide referrals to aging and disability services for the older adult as well as the person with the disability.

Program Services

  • Information and Referral
  • Parent Support Group
  • Ongoing Community Education Programs
  • Family Social Events

Professional Partners

CJE SeniorLife works collaboratively with affiliated agencies of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago including:

  • Jewish Child and Family Services
  • Jewish Vocational Services
  • Keshet
  • The ARK of Chicago

Linkages staff also work closely with  other organizations such as The Center for Independent Futures and the Department on Disability and Human Development at University of Illinois in Chicago.

For more information please call 773.508.1000 or complete "Contact Us" form and ask for LINKAGES.

 

*LINKAGES is a program created and supported by the Jewish Federation of Chicago and most program services are provided free of charge.

 

 

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Sponsored by
Lions of Illinois Foundation and the Jefferson Park Lions Club

This screening will determine if the individual is hearing within normal limits. To fail a hearing screening is not sufficient diagnosis of a hearing impairment. However, it is an early warning sign that should encourage individuals failing the screening to seek a complete hearing evaluation.

Free. Open to the public, including people with disabilities and caregivers

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Educational Programs
Linkages

Linkages
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Support Groups

Led by Mariana Sanchez, L.C.S.W.

Connect, share experiences and learn about benefits and community resources.

Registration required: 773.508.1106.

 

Linkages
Support Groups

Bernard Horwich Building
3003 West Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Linkages
Support Groups

Led by Mariana Sanchez, L.C.S.W.

Connect, share experiences and learn about benefits and community resources.

Registration required: 773.508.1106.

 

Linkages
Support Groups

Bernard Horwich Building
3003 West Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs
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Presented by
Rosann Corcoran, LCSW
Manager of CJE Counseling Services

This program will explore the significant stress and demands that can be experienced by a caregiver as well as some possible ways to reduce this stress. Potential rewards that can be realized in providing care to another person will also be discussed.

Free. Open to the public, including people with disabilities and caregivers.

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Educational Programs
Linkages

Linkages
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs
Linkages
Linkages
Support Groups
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Linkages
Support Groups

Led by Mariana Sanchez, L.C.S.W.

Connect, share experiences and learn about benefits and community resources.

Registration required: 773.508.1106.

 

Linkages
Support Groups

Bernard Horwich Building
3003 West Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Linkages
Support Groups
Linkages
Support Groups
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Linkages
Support Groups

Led by Mariana Sanchez, L.C.S.W.

Connect, share experiences and learn about benefits and community resources.

Registration required: 773.508.1106.

 

Linkages
Support Groups

Bernard Horwich Building
3003 West Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Linkages
Support Groups
Educational Programs
Linkages
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Educational Programs
Linkages

Presented by
The Center for Disability & Elder Law

This program will explain the importance of Powers of Attorney for Health and Property and Living Will Declarations. Next month there will be an opportunity to consult with an attorney and prepare these documents.

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Educational Programs
Linkages

Linkages
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Mariana Sanchez, Linkages Coordinator
Linkages
Support Groups
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Linkages
Support Groups

Led by Mariana Sanchez, L.C.S.W.

Connect, share experiences and learn about benefits and community resources.

Registration required: 773.508.1106.

 

Linkages
Support Groups

Bernard Horwich Building
3003 West Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Linkages
Support Groups