Benefits Counseling

Consumer Assistance Resource Specialists can help you identify and apply for government and other benefit programs, including:

  • AABD Cash Benefit
  • Social Security
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps)
  • License plate tax rebates and RTA reduced or free ride passes
  • Real estate tax exemptions
  • Prescription drug assistance (Medicare Part D, Extra Help, Patient Assistance Programs)
  • RTA Para-transit and transportation (RTA Free Ride Program, CTA Special and Taxi Access Program)
  • Health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Savings Program)
  • Housing (affordable and subsidized housing, group, assisted or supportive living)
  • Landlord/tenant rights
  • Immigration and Citizenship

For more information call 773.508.1000 or complete "Contact Us" form and ask for a Resource Specialist or for service locations near you.

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Many people are not aware they have Osteoporosis until a fracture occurs.  This information packed program includes a heel ultrasound screening component to assess your risk.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Mather’s—More Than a Café
3235 N. Central Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
Educational Programs for Seniors
Linkages
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Linkages

Presented by
Beth Daly
RTA Mobility Outreach Coordinator

The presentation will cover the following topics:

  • The benefits of using accessible travel on CTA, PACE, and Metra
  • How to plan trips on CTA, PACE and Metra
  • An overview of Ventra Services
  • Information on how to apply for a reduced fare or a ride free permit
  • People who are 65 or older, have a current IL state ID card or Drivers’License may apply for the Reduce Fare at the end of this presentation.

Printed materials will be provided.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Linkages

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Linkages

Linkages is a unique program that provides information, support and referral services to older adults and their family members with disabilities.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Presented by
Dale LaPedus, M.S., LCPC

Rich social interactions are essential for human happiness and may also be key to your health and longevity. Learn strategies and methods to build and maintain social connectedness for your wellbeing.

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Heartland Health Center
1300 West Devon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Presented by
Crystal Home Health Care

It is a common assertion of mental health treatment providers that the best way to treat psychiatric issues is through a combination of “talk therapy” and psychotropic medications. This presentation will look at the anticipated benefits of these medications and explain the scientific evidence for expectations of benefit.

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

Click on thumbnail to download flyer

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
-
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

Click on thumbnail to download flyer

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Join CJE SeniorLife Educator Tamara Kushnir Groman for a session on emergency preparedness.  From creating important documents to home safety and much more, this session will get help you take steps to make a personal plan.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Mather’s—More Than a Café
3235 N. Central Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

Click on thumbnail to download flyer

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
-
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

Click on thumbnail to download flyer

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Community Engagement Programs
Educational Programs for Seniors
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Community Engagement Programs
Educational Programs for Seniors

Presenter:
Tamara Kushnir Groman, JD,
CJE SeniorLife

Please join Tamara Kushnir Groman, JD, from CJE SeniorLife for a shabbat afternoon discussion about how to plan for life’s medical and financial emergencies by exploring what is meaningful to you. We will discuss ways to express your wishes, educate your family and empower your loved ones.

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Community Engagement Programs
Educational Programs for Seniors

Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob
8825 East Prairie Road
Skokie , IL 60076
United States

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Community Engagement Programs
Educational Programs for Seniors
Skokie Valley Agudath Jacob
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
-
Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

This group is designed to help members change patterns of thinking in order to feel better.

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group will offer tools to effectively deal with the challenges of aging. CBT cannot remove your problems, but it can help you deal with them in a more positive way. Group members will have the opportunity to learn that there are others who are dealing with similar issues and who share similar thoughts, feelings and concerns.

Click on thumbnail to download flyer

Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups

CJE SeniorLife Counseling Services
3003 W. Touhy
Chicago, IL 60645
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Support Groups
Chloe Gremaud, LCSW

CJE Counseling Services offers a full range of older adult behavioral health services. This includes individual supportive counseling, psychotherapy and support groups, as well as family and caregiver support available in CJE offices or as home visits.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+
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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Visit CJE SeniorLife staff at Mather's More than a Cafe annual Health Fair on September 18th.  We will provide fall risk educational materials, screening information and learn about prevention, home safety and other important resources.

Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+

Mather’s—More Than a Café
3235 N. Central Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
United States

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Educational Programs for Seniors
Adult Programs 65+