American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Midwest Chapter

Offers caregivers and adults living with Parkinson's disease support and exercise groups. 

Brain Injury Association of Illinois

The Brain Injury Association of Illinois offered a wide range of services.

Programs offered:

- Annual educational programming

Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV): Older adults

Drivers are required to file a Medical Report if you have any health condition that may impede your ability to drive. The DMV is required to investigate reports received from law enforcement, family, and medical professionals of unsafe drivers. 

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State System of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

Caregiver Assessment in Medicaid HCBS Waiver Program Yes
At Least One State Program with Consumer-Directed Option for Family Caregivers Yes
Lifespan Respite Grant Yes
State Respite Coalition Yes - Illinois (formerly was launched in an effort to provide citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Eight years after its initial launch, underwent a major redesign and became However, the program's mission remains the same: reduce the expense and difficulty of interacting with the government while increasing citizen access to government benefit information.

Illinois Respite Coalition

Coalition of organizations that promote services and support for family caregivers. Coalition website serves as a resource for caregivers and those who work with caregivers providing online respite provider lists by county and information on respite helpline.

Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Provides criminal and civil legal services in various programs: Criminal records, criminal defense, family law, housing law, and client support services. 


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