Nursing Home Compare
This has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country and is the official U.S. Government site for this type of information. Illinois Department Of Public Health
This information includes: how to select a nursing home, checklists, nursing home information and results from state surveys. AARP
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives. Provides checklists and tips on selecting assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. Catholic Charities
Provides pre-screening services for persons seeking admission to skilled nursing facilities. The Medicare Project
A consumer's directory to Medicare help, resources, and information from government, education, and other non-commercial web links, brochures, and publications. Topics include: How Medicare works, eligibility and enrollment; Part A and Part B; Glossary; Prescription Drug (Part D) Plans, Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Supplement Programs; Medicare Advantage Plans, Coverage Gap, or "Doughnut Hole"; Medicare Medical Savings Accounts; Ombudsman; Medicare Fraud; Medicare and Mental Health; Medicare and Cancer; Medicare for People with Diabetes or Renal Disease; Contacting Medicare; Medicare Nursing Homes; Medicare News. Caregiver Support: The Chicago Department Of Senior Services
312-744-4016 or 312-744-6777 (TTY) for the hearing impaired.
This comprehensive program gives caregivers access to reliable information, professional resources and a full range of public and private support services, most of which are available right in the neighborhood.