McHenry Township welcomes Jane Gregory, CPRP, as Activities Director for the McHenry Township Senior Center. Jane is brought to us through a grant received by Senior Services Associates, Inc. and funded by the McHenry County Senior Referendum.
As Activities Director, Jane will work closely with the McHenry Township Senior Advisory Council planning and implementing programs and activities at the Senior Center.
Jane will be at the Center to greet seniors and to answer questions. She will also be accepting reservations for regularly scheduled activities and special events.
Discover the accessibility and friendliness that the senior center provides its residents. McHenry Township offers its older residents a wide variety of programs and services including transportation, events, exercise and recreational activities, and a variety of educational events, workshops and classes.
It is the home of Catholic Charities Nutritional Program and Senior Services Associates, Inc. Learn more about these organizations on their website pages under Seniors.
Information, referral and outreach about the many services and benefits available to older adults. Information may be given by phone, in the office or at a home visit. Assistance includes:
Case Management Services assesses the need for care, develops an overall plan and will follow-up to see that that their client is receiving the service needed. Case managers assist seniors with obtaining home delivered meals, and in-home services, and assess their needs in areas such as:
Elder Abuse Intervention investigates allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of older persons. Appointed by the Illinois Department on Aging, caseworkers investigate:
Nursing Home Ombudsman Services assists residents of long term care facilities and their families by:
Volunteer opportunities are available for those wanting to help make life better for others. To volunteer or request assistance, call and ask for: