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Village of Glendale Heights
Services
Transportation
The Center for Senior Citizens offers curb to curb transportation to our center, doctor's appointments and area businesses according to the Center's members that live within Glendale Heights.

Passengers are expected to carry their own packages. Driver is not allowed to lift or carry passengers. Services accommodate passengers with mobility devices as long as the lift can accommodate the size and weight of the customer and his/her mobility device.

All routes are $1.50 per destination. You must schedule your reservation 48 hours in advance of the desired trip by calling the Center at 630.260.6050.

You may view the transportation schedule to help plan your trip!

Resources
Fraud Alerts
Fraud Alerts is a weekly publication from Illinois SMP and AgeOptions that contains information about current scams taking place in Illinois, announcements and updates about programs or services related to health care and/or fraud protection, and links to news articles about health care and fraud topics.

Sign up for biweekly Fraud Alert emails today!

Medical Equipment Program
The Village's Medical Equipment Pantry has walkers, wheel chairs, canes, quad canes, crutches, commodes, other bathroom equipment and more! All may be borrowed FREE of charge to residents. For further information or if you are interested in making a donation, please call the Center at 630.260.6050.

Smart 911 (by Appointment Only)
In conjunction with the Glendale Heights Police Department, the Center for Senior Citizens encourages seniors to take advantage of the Smart 911 program. If a person is signed up for Smart 911, their information will appear on the 911 dispatcher's screen to aid in a quick and proper response. Make an appointment at the Center today to become 911 ready (appointments for signing up to Smart 911 are available Monday afternoons only)!

Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
The Center for Senior Citizens is pleased to be a SHIP sponsored site. Our trained volunteers can provide assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers. This service is FREE - call the Center to schedule an appointment for assistance with your insurance questions.

9-1-1 Cell Phone Program
The Village of Glendale Heights' cell phone program works with the elderly and disabled in an effort to ensure greater security, dignity and independence by providing recycled cell phones for 9-1-1 calls. Those who are interested must call to schedule an appointment at the Senior Center. Do you have a cell phone that you are not using? The Glendale Heights Police Department is collecting cell phones, chargers and batteries for this program. Please drop-off cell phones and their necessary accessories in a plastic bag to the Police Department or the Glendale Heights Center for Senior Citizens.

AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center, GlenOaks: The Nurse Is In
This FREE service is available the 1st Wednesday of every month from 9:30am - 11:00am. ICU/CCU nurses offer blood pressure and pulse checks. They also provide information on healthy lifestyles and community health resources. No appointment is necessary!

Senior Care Calling
The Glendale Heights Police Department maintains a calling system designed to check the well-being of senior citizens when the weather or other conditions reach health-threatening levels. Pleae call the Center if you would like you or a family member added to this list.

Senior Utility Tax Rebates
This Village program assists qualifying Seniors by rebating Municipal Utility Taxes. For more information or an application please call the Center for Senior Citizens at 630.260.6050.

Warming/Cooling Center
There are warming and cooling center at designated Village facilities that the Village when open during times of extreme cold or heat. When the Village opens these centers, they will notify the public through announcements on social media, GHTV, phone and other available options.

If you lose your power in the dead of winter or the heat of summer, call the Police Department's non-emergency number at 630.260.6070.

DuPage Homeownership Center (DHOC) Hope for Seniors
Are you worried about being able to afford to stay in or maintain your home as you get older? DHOC offers free, confidential, unbiased information and counseling to senior homeowners about reverse mortgages, tax relief options and low-cost home repair programs that can help you maintain your independence. For more information, visit the DuPage Homeownership Center's website or call 630.260.2500.

VA Hearing Aids/Eyeglasses
It is VA policy that all enrolled veterans and those veterans exempt from enrollment are eligible for medical services that include diagnostic audiology, diagnostic and preventive eye care services, and prescription and provision of hearing aids and eyeglasses must be furnished to all eligible veterans in accordance with the parameters and criteria defined in this Directive. For more information, contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 800.273.8255.

Vehicle Stickers
Senior citizens are allowed one free vehicle sticker per household. For information on how to obtain your vehicle sticker, contact the Center for Senior Citizens at 630.260.6050.

DuPage County Treasurer's Office SeniorServe
SeniorServe is a program designed by the DuPage County Treasurer's Office to assist seniors manage the costs associated with their annual property tax bill. For more information regarding SeniorServe, visit the DuPage County Treasurer's Office SeniorServe website.

Republic Services Senior Discount
Republic Services offers seniors 65 or over a 35% discount on waste removal services. If you are 65 or over and wish to receive this discount, you must mail the following to Republic Services:
  • A copy of one of the following: Drivers License, State ID, or Passport (must have address & date of birth).
  • A copy of your Real Estate Tax Bill (proof of ownership).
  • A short letter requesting that you receive the Village of Glendale Heights 35% off senior citizen discount. Make sure you include your name, address, phone number and Republic Services account number in your letter.
Mail the above items to the following address:

Republic Services
Attn: Customer Service Dept.
2101 S. Busse Rd
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

If you have questions or need further assistance, call Republic Services at 847.981.0091.

Do Not Call Registry
Are you tired of the multitude of calls received by telemarketers? Register your phone number on the FCC's "Do Not Call" list. Those who have registered in 2002 may need to re-register. You may register online at www.donotcall.gov or by phone at 888.382.1222 (TTY 866.290.4236) from the phone number you wish to register and simply follow the prompts. The website also includes information on how to file a complaint.