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Alternatives for the Older Adult

1803 7th St., Moline, IL 61265 - 800/798-0988
804 W. Jackson St., Macomb, IL 61455 - 309/837-7112
Direct Line - 309/837-1001
After hours/weekends upon request - 309/781-5381

This is the first step to finding solutions for older adults who are looking for ways to maintain their independence and quality of life. A certified care coordinator visits the home to find out what services or supports might be available. Services include:

  • Free comprehensive assessment and case management services to the frail elderly
  • Resource linkage to more than 200 providers such as; homemaker chore services, emergency home response systems, adult day services or other community supports
  • Money management support to, help with paying monthly bills
  • Ombudsman Service advocacy for nursing home residents at
  • Caregiver support, including Relatives Raising Children
  • Respite services
  • Adult Protective Services investigation

McDonough District Hospital (MDH)

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

MDH is a 113-bed healthcare facility providing a large spectrum of advanced medical treatments and personalized health services. MDH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of Voluntary Hospitals of America (VHA). MDH provides a wide range of special programs for seniors, including:

  • Adult Day Health Services: is a day program for adults 60+ who of health-related services or social activities. (It is also a regional CST Emergency Response System provider and installer for Illinois.) Open M-F 8:30-4:30 pm. 309-836-1656
  • Alzheimer's & Memory Support Services 309-836-1584
  • Anticoagulation Clinic 309-836-1659
  • Behavioral Health Services: offers a full range of counseling services, including individual, group, and family therapy 309-836-1582
  • Bereavement Support Group 309-836-1543
  • Convenient Care (Macomb HyVee Store) 309-836-1700
  • Diabetes Education Center 309-836-1631
  • Home Health Care 309-836-1544
  • Hospice Care 309-836-1543
  • Lifeline Emergency Response System 309-836-1656
  • Rehabilitation: Physical, occupational, and speech/language therapy; cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation 309-836-1601
  • Screenings: Colorectal cancer, etc. 309-836-1584
  • Westervelt Hospitality House 309-833-4101
  • Wound, Ostomy, Continence Clinic 309-836-1634

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 - Open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays (9:00-12:30pm)
  • Emergency Shelter Program
  • Food Pantry
  • Non-food pantry (once every six months)
  • Home Weatherization Assistance
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
  • Home buyer program
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault services, free and confidential
Food Pantry Hours:
  • Food available once every 30 days to income eligible households. Food Pantry Open-Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays (8:00am-4:00pm)

(See also Protective Services)

Victim Services (free and confidential)

P.O. Box 157, Macomb, IL 61455 - 309/837-2997

All services are free and confidential

  • Domestic Violence Office 309-837-6622
  • Sexual Assault Office 309-836-2148
  • 24-hour Crisis Line 309-837-5555

YMCA Senior Center

400 E. Calhoun St. Macomb, IL 61455 - 309/837-5733 & 877/837-5733

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. Meal orders must be made one day prior to dining in or home delivery.
  • 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, and Senior Health Insurance Program S.H.I.P. for Medicare problems. Makes referrals to other agencies.
Activities available for seniors include:
  • Bridge, Pitch, Scrabble, Pool (Billiards)
  • Dancing (Line)

Classes for Senior Citizens at YMCA

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