1000 Health Center Drive
(217) 258-2525

LifeSpan Center

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11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N
Charleston, IL 61920-8632

Telephone Numbers and Contact Information:

(217) 639-5150 Phone
(217) 639-5199 Fax

Web Page: http://www.colescouncilonaging.org/
Email to: lifespancenter@colescouncilonaging.org

Program Details:

Program/Service Notes:

A multi-purpose intergenerational center that provides educational and recreational activities and programs generally geared toward older adults. Additionally, your LifeSpan Center is home to: -Dial-A-Ride Public Transportation Program- a "demand response", door-to-door, handicapped accessible provider since 1992 sponsored by Coles County, Coles County Council on Aging, and IL Department of Transportation; providing affordable, safe, accessible transportation to all age groups of the general public, including those with disabilities. -Family Caregiver Resource Center- operating since 2001, providing resources and assistance in accessing them, referrals and advocacy on behalf of the client, education materials, respite, and training to non-paid persons over the age of 60, grandparents (or other relatives) raising children under the age of 18 in order to help alleviate caregiver stress and empower caregivers. -Telecare Program- since 1975, providing an individualized, person-centered decision support process in which staff guide and support clients and their loved ones in making informed, long-term support choices with their own preferences, strengths, and values as paramount; an information, benefits counseling assistance and referral for adults age 60 and over, including -Benefits Access Application (formerly Circuit Breaker) -Medicare Part D Prescription Plans -Senior Citizens Tax Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption -Living Wills/Power of Attorney for Property and/or Healthcare -Medicare -Medicaid/Link Card(SNAP) -Social Security -Notary Services (available by appointment) -Senior Health Insurance Program Counseling (SHIP)

Last Updated: July 8, 2016, 9:52 a.m.