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  Adult Protective Services (formerly Elder Abuse)  

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Abuse Prevention

The Illinois Department on Aging works to protect the rights of senior citizens and people with disabilities aged 18-59 who live in the community to prevent abuse.


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  • Legal Services – The Illinois Department on Aging provides legal services to Senior Illinoisans 60 years of age or older. Legal assistance providers advocate for and represent older clients in civil cases – particularly those involving elder abuse and neglect, financial exploitation, consumer fraud, landlord-tenant relationships, nursing home residents' rights, and conflicts over benefit programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and pensions.

    Advance Directives and legal cautions to consider when preparing Power of Attorney and Living Will forms.


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