phone

Call us:

888-823-1942
img
close icon
close icon

We have sent you the new password to the email you have registered with:

sergiovaranitsa@gmail.com

search icon
arrow icon
Chicago
Chicago
Illinois
View all marks
Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of Age Friendly Cities and Communities

Chicago is located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, and is the third most populous city in the United States.

The Chicago Area Agency on Aging serves as the Area Agency on Aging for the city of Chicago.  In that capacity they administer a variety programs designed to address the diverse needs and interests of older Chicagoans, from those who are healthy and active, to those who are frail and homebound. DFSS/Senior Services is the lead for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) to create an age friendly Chicago.  A number of Age-Friendly Initiatives have been launched including: Age-Friendly Businesses; Age-Friendly Caregiver Support and the Age-Friendly Village Interdependent Collaboratives.
  1. Benefits: The Chicago Department of Family & Support Services links Chicago residents age 60 and older to more than 70 city, state and federal benefits to which they may be entitled
  2. Caregiving Assistance: The Chicago Department of Senior Services offers a variety of programs and services for families who are caring for their older loved ones.
  3. Senior Services: Senior Services is committed to serving older individuals with limited financial resources, those facing social isolation, and minority persons, in particular those with limited English proficiency.
Contacts1615 W. Chicago Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60622-5127
312.743.0300
Social
map

Taxes

C+

How did Illinois earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Illinois has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Illinois does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Illinois has an effective property tax rate of 2.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Illinois earned its state tax grade of C+.

Learn more about taxes in Illinois

Reviews (81) Options
Show
Sort by
By Rating

Clear Filters

star
star

in this community it is our job to care about the elderly people and the children but its still a rough neighbor hood. and sometimes things happen. But for the most part it is ok.

star
star

A lot of elderly people live in this area

star
star

I live in a very quiet friendly neighborhood full of people that are pet lovers and bike riders. Everyone are so nice and friendly and always speak or wave.

star
star

What makes this place age friendly is working , opportunities for success, help need it,and school

star
star

There are a lot of school and recreation centers for all ages.

star
star

Several community service agencies assist seniors and the disabled with transportation, help with utilities/rent, medication/insurance issues, and other services.

star
star

Chicago is a big fast city with hard working people.

star
star

Access to stores, short walks in the parks. Plenty of church activities & social activities.

star
star

Community Involvement because not of enough awareness of you or yourself as with-In the rights of the people who don't know who you really Is as a person.

star
star

nice people

Senior Living Communities

Explore Home Care Options Near You

Consider the benefits of an in-home caregiver. Care can range from 1 hour a day, to a few hours a week, to full time. Connect to a trusted provider today.

Discover Whole Life - Simplified

Help protect the ones you love, without the hassle. Get life insurance to help cover final expenses, with no medical exam - just basic health questions. With affordable rates and convenient payment options, you can choose coverage that’s right for you.

Taxes

C+

How did Illinois earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Illinois has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Illinois does not have taxes on social security. There are estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Illinois has an effective property tax rate of 2.32%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Illinois earned its state tax grade of C+.

Learn more about taxes in Illinois

close icon

Know Another Place Well?

Your review is now part of Age Friendly Advisor and is putting a human touch on research about age friendly communities. You’re helping others worldwide to more easily age and engage with their current community - or a new one.