Seniors And Law-enforcement Together

Communicating Health & Safety Information to Seniors

Milton Township S.A.L.T.

Resources from articles in

The Communicator

Public Library programs/services offered by Wheaton (and Glen Ellyn has many of the same services). Programs, training and workshops are open to all regardless if you are a card holder or not.  Anything regrading removing items from the library does require a library card.

Visually Impaired Assists:

Large Type Books

Audio Books

CCTV Magnifier increases size of print up to 50x

SARA - Scanning and Reading Appliance reads books aloud

Mobility Challenges: 

Front desk pick up of requested items

Homebound / Nursing home delivery service

Illinois Talking Books

DuPage Homeownership Center

The DuPage Homeownership Center will be a leader and a resource in educating and empowering individuals to be successful homeowners through the use of innovative programming and partnerships.  Among other resources are financial fitness guides and access to financial fitness coaches.

Credit Card Fraud:  Report any incidents to any of the three agencies (they  now share a common database)

Equifax: 1-800-525-6285

Experian:  1-888-397-3742

TransUnion: 1-800-680-7289

ID Theft: report ID theft to the Federal Trade Commission
They have counselors to help resolve financial and other problems from this crime.


Free Credit Report:

1 report annually, to check for accuracy and fraud.


Special Programming for Plus 50 Community Members

Many adults ages 50 and over are choosing to return to the workforce, change careers or explore academic study. College of DuPage Continuing Education has developed a series of streamlined classes in the following areas: computer skills, career search, volunteerism and self-discovery.

Our Plus 50 instructors design these courses with the rich experiences and varied skills of adult learners in mind. Learning is directed toward the tools and skills necessary for a Plus 50 student's next step. Most courses are offered at special prices and are scheduled with an adult's busy schedule in mind.
Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF), is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information on aspects of the election process.

Each blue underlined heading is a link, click and it will take you to the website for that organization

Federal Government Agencies

Social Security Administration

To direct deposit your Social Security benefits go to 

Administration on Aging   

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  

FBI – Be Crime Smart  

Elder Care

elder abuse or exploitation  


U.S.Department of Veteran Affairs 

State of Illinois Programs

Senior Health Insurance Program

IL Department of Veteran Affairs

IL Dept of Healthcare & Family Services

IL Secretary of State

IL Department of Public Health

IL Department of Human Services

Keep Warm Illinois

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

IL Department on Aging

Benefit Access Program Benefits

DuPage County

DuPage County Senior Services

DuPage Senior Citizens Council

DuPage County Sheriff-Senior Services

DuPage Housing Authority

DuPage County Veterans Assistance Commission


IL Attorney General – Lisa Madigan

DuPage County Bar Association 

Prairie State Legal Services 

National Center on Elder Abuse  

Metropolitan Family Services


SafeLink Wireless


AT&T Lifeline
Low Income Phone Service


ClearCaptions phones
[Title 4 ADA means these phones are free]


Sheriff's Cell Link Program

Aging Specific Resources

NE IL Area Agency on Aging

Family Caregiver Alliance

IL Adult Day Care Association

Nat’l Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers   

Eldercare Locator

Community Resources

Glen Ellyn Senior Center

Glen Ellyn Public Library

Wheaton Public Library

Wheaton Park District Seniors Programs

Wheaton Seniors Programs


DuPage Home Ownership Center

Senior Home Sharing

Citizens Utility Board

Milton Township  Senior Residential Homestead Exemption 

Milton Township Senior Assessment Freeze

Disabled Persons Exemption

Milton Township Senior Tax Deferral


National Eye Institute (NIH)

Alzheimer’s Association 


Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

Milton Township Food Pantry  


Senior Driving  

Safe Car Assessment

Ride DuPage

Pace (Suburban Division of the RTA)

 Regional Transportation Authority (RTA)


Resources for Seniors