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Alternatives for the Older Adult

1518 5th Ave., #100, Moline, IL 61265 - 800/798-0988
804 W. Jackson St., Macomb, IL 61455 - 309/837-7112

This is the first step for access to the Community Care Program and a broad range of services to seniors. A FREE preliminary assessment will determine which services the client is eligible to receive.

Services offered:

  • Comprehensive assessment and case management services to the frail elderly
  • Homemaker and chore services - Emergency Home Response System
  • Money Management, help with paying bills
  • Ombudsman Service for nursing home residents at 800-798-0988 ext. 233 or after hours 1-866-800-1409
  • Elder Abuse investigation 1-800-369-8724
  • Caregiver Counseling
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Counseling
  • Respite Care
  • Support Groups

McDonough District Hospital (MDH)

525 E. Grant St., Macomb, IL 61455 - 309-/833-4101

MDH is a 113-bed healthcare facility providing medical treatment and personal health ccare services. It is accredited by the Joint Commission and is a member of the Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA). MDH provides a wide range of special programs for seniors, including:

  • Alzheimer's and Memory Support Services 309-836-1584
  • Adult Day Health Services 309-836-1656
  • Day Health Services: is a day program for adults 60+ who will benefit from medical, nutritional, recreational, social, and transportation services in a home-like setting.
  • Anticoagulation Clinic 309-836-1649
  • Bereavement Support Group 309-836-1543
  • Behavioral Health Services: inpatient and out patient psychiatric services and a full range of individual, group and family therapy 309-836-1582
  • Diabetes Education Center 309-836-1584
  • Dialysis Clinic: 5 station on-site facility
  • Home Health Care: in-home nursing services 309-836-1544
  • Hospice 309-836-1543
  • Lifeline: 24-hour personal response system 309-836-1656
  • Screening: colorectal cancer, osteoporosis, stroke, etc. 309-836-1584
  • Larry T. Westervelt Hospitality House: 309-833-4101
  • Wound, Ostomy, Continence Care Services 309-836-1634
  • S.H.I.P.: Senior Health Insurance Program. Trained volunteers assist seniors to understand Medicare billing and Medicare-supplemental insurance
  • Wellness Programs: health education and screening
  • Westervelt Hospitality House: 4-bedroom home-like facility on the hospital grounds to accommodate families of patients while a family member is in the hospital.

Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency (WIRC-CAA)

223 S. Randolph St., Macomb, IL 61455 - 309/837-2997

Provides the following services:

  • Clothing Center
  • Emergency Shelter Program
  • Food Pantry
  • Home Weatherization Assistance
  • Home Maintenance Program for the elderly and disabled, provides minor modifications to owner-occupied homes to enable individuals to remain in their homes.
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault services, free and confidential
Food Pantry Hours:
  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Food available once every 30 days to income eligible house holds.

(See also Protective Services)

YMCA Senior Center

400 E. Calhoun St. Macomb, IL 61455 - 309/837-5733

This is the focal point for Senior services funded by the Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging.

  • Eligibility for services: age 60 and over or disabled. All services and activities, except meals, are free.
  • Nutritional Services: Dine-in and Home Delivered Meals at five sites-Macomb, Bushnell, Colchester, Blandinsville, and Industry
  • Information and Assistance (I & A) and Outreach Services: Assistance with applications for Illinois CaresRx, Circuit Breaker, Medicare Part D, and Property Tax Freeze, S.H.I.P. for Medicare problems. Makes referrals to other agencies.
Activities available for seniors include:
  • Bridge, Pitch, Scrabble, Pool (Billiards)
  • Dancing (Square and Line)
  • Spoon River Singing Seniors
  • Sit 'N Tone-Exercise for mobility-limited seniors

Classes for Seniors: 309-833-2129

  • Senior Swim
  • Water aerobics
  • Balance & Stretch Exercie
  • Personal trainers
  • Master Builders Weight Resistance
  • Arthritis Foundation Aquatics
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