Kendall County Health Department offers a variety of services for the Elderly, their caretakers, and other age gap relationships.
We seek to maintain the quality of life for seniors and their caregivers by providing resources, education, counseling, and support to address the multiple issues which arise as we age, striving to maintain our clients' independence and dignity.
Eldercare Counseling Services
Comprehensive Psychosocial assessment
Completed at your initial appointment, this tool assists in identifying client strengths as well as areas of concern.
Individual and family counseling is offered to help seniors address the challenges that often accompany aging.
Coordinating services, identifying resources, and linking to other programs is an integral part of maintaining independence and reducing stress on seniors and families.
Outreach Case Management
Offered to homebound seniors, providing in home counseling and support, aimed at decreasing isolation and providing linkage to other home services.
Education, empowering, and informing the public regarding health issues is considered an essential public health service and is an important aspect of the Eldercare program. Qualified staff members are available to speak to groups about a variety of issues and concerns related to healthy aging and successful caregiving.