Caregiver Resources

Answers on Aging Specialist

Becca is a Seniors Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor. She is a specialist on senior and disability benefits including Medicare, Medicaid, Circuit Breaker and Social Security will work with individuals by appointment.  This is part of the Collinsville Faith in Action and is supported by the Illinois Area Agency on Aging.  Call 618-344-7788 to schedule an appointment (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday except holidays). Click Here To Learn More.

AgeSmart Community Resources

Life can be complicated. Aging in place is what we want to educate consumers on. When changes occur due to health, family dynamics, finances, etc., help is needed to make good decisions. Whether you need to find a service or learn about your options by talking with a professional, you’ve come to the right place. The AgeSmart Community Resources works to help older adults remain independent in their homes and communities. Through planning, funding, responding to community needs and providing answers on aging, AgeSmart Community Resources helps people AGE WELL THEIR WAY. Click Here To Learn More.

Online Assessment for Caregivers

AgeSmart’s Caregiver Specialists can provide one-on-one assistance to link you to services to help meet the needs of you and the person you are caring for. Every situation is different, and Caregiver Specialists can help you customize a plan for the person you are caring for.  You can start the process by taking the online Assessment. Your contact information will be forwarded to AgeSmart (and no other organization will receive your information).  After completing the online assessment, the Caregiver Specialist will call and set up an appointment with you to fully discuss your current situation and needs as a caregiver.

Below are links to resources and information to help you with your caregiving responsibilities.

We work closely with these affiliations to ensure we are providing the best services possible:

By donating to our organization, you are joining the mission to make a positive difference in the lives of people affected by aging or disabilities.  Every day our staff, board and family caregivers work tirelessly to support those that need help, be it our clients, family caregivers or communities.  Your donations make it possible to make a positive difference in the lives of people challenged by aging or disabilities.