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Senior Numbers

Age Options
(800) 699-9043

(888) 687-2277

CEDA Energy Hotline
(800) 571-2332

Circuit Breakers
(800) 252-8966

Cook County Treasurer
(312) 443-5100

(847) 252-5441

Kenneth Young Center
(847) 524-8800

Illinois Department of Aging
(800) 252-8966

Illinois Department of Human Services
(800) 843-6154

Illinois Housing Development Authority
(312) 836-5200

(800) 841-6167

Secretary of State
(888) 261-5238

Senior Health Insurance Program
(SHIP) (800) 548-9034

Social Security Administration
(800) 772-1213

State of Illinois Veterans Care
(877) 483-8779


Senior Services

Upcoming Events (Recreation/Cultural Trips)

Senior Shape-Up Class

Where:Schaumburg Township Hall
Every Tuesday and Friday, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Cost: $35.00 for 10 classes
A punch card will be issued for the 10 classes and will expire four months (120 days) from date of purchase.


Medicare Part D Annual Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D drug plans begins October 15 through December 7.This is the time to review your prescriptions and check which plan will be the most beneficial for you.Part D plans are required to advise participants of any changes to their plans by October 1, such as drug formulary or tier changes, premium increases, etc. Any changes to your Part D plan will be in effect January 1, 2015. You do not have to change your plan, but it is recommended to check if another plan for next year could be more beneficial for you. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call senior services at 847-884-0030.

quote-stem.gifGerry Bartnicke
Director of Senior Services

Our Mission

The mission of the Senior Services Department is to provide quality services to our senior population while maintaining their independence and dignity. The Senior Services Department provides services to senior residents of Schaumburg that are 60 years of age and older.

Senior Program Assistance

The Senior Services Department assists senior residents of Schaumburg Township with a variety of social and recreational programs, transportation services, and special assistance in areas ranging from legal aid to medical insurance. Read more

Transportation Services

The Senior Services Department works alongside the Transportation Department in assisting senior residents of Schaumburg Township with their various transportation needs. Read more

Job Counseling

An Employment Counselor is available every Tuesday of the month by appointment only. Bi-Monthly and Annual Job Fairs are held to assist qualified senior residents of Schaumburg Township with their employment search. A resume is required.

Veterans Services

A Veterans Service Officer is available every Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., no appointment necessary. Information and assistance applying for benefits and services is available to all Schaumburg Township Veterans.

Support Groups

Schaumburg Township hosts a variety of support groups for senior and disabled residents of Schaumburg Township. Please call prior to attending the scheduled meeting to check on space availability.

  • Alzheimer's Support Group
  • Epilepsy Support Group
  • Fibromyalgia Support Group
  • Ups for Downs Support Group

Recreation and Cultural Trips

The Senior Services Department hosts weekly social and recreational activities for Schaumburg Township residents.

  • Grocery Shopping – Reservations made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Knit/Crochet Club - Open to public.
  • Pinochle Club - Open to public.
  • Retail Shopping; Reservations made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Thursday Lunch Bingo Social; Reservations made at least 48 hours in advance.

Senior Citizens Services Committee (SCSC)

The Senior Citizens Services Committee is an advisory committee to the senior services department. The role of this volunteer committee is to keep the department and township board apprised of the needs of the township's senior population and to work with the department and the township board to meet those needs.


Senior Newsletter

Media Releases

Lunch and Learn Event: Pain is Not a Normal Sign of Aging
Schaumburg Townships Holiday Parties
Alzheimer's and Memory Loss Training Flyer
Senior Shape-Up Exercise Classes Available


In accordance with the requirement of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the Township of Schaumburg will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, services, or activity in the Township of Schaumburg should contact the office of Gerry Bartnicke, ADA Coordinator, at 1 Illinois Blvd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-3314 or (847) 884-0030 as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

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