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Health Resources

HEALTH RESOURCES

Services are available for anyone age 50 years & older
Medical Lending Closet

Borrow medical equipment at no cost to you!

The Senior Center now offers medical equipment for a 90-day loan period at no cost to you. The following items may be loaned from the medical closet:
Medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, tub transfer benches, shower chairs, and commodes are available for loan free of charge for a 3-MONTH PERIOD and may be RENEWED 1 TIME.
To Borrow or Donate Medical Equipment:
Debbie Breihan

Senior Center & Recreation Manager

630-353-4344
dbreihan@lisleparkdistrict.org
Blood Pressure Screening

Free monthly blood pressure screenings!

A change in blood pressure, whether high or low, can be an indication of a serious health concern. Regular monitoring of your blood pressure can keep you actively involved in your health care. On the 2nd Monday of each month, a nurse from Brookdale, Lisle will be available to take your blood pressure.
Note: No appointment necessary to take advantage of this free service.
Courtesty of: Brookdale Senior Living, Lisle
AGE DATE TIME
50+ 2nd Monday each month 11:00-11:30am
Medicare Help Desk

Free Medicare assistance!

Receive assistance understanding your Medicare benefits and EOB (explanation of benefits). Please bring all the necessary paperwork and statements.
Note: No appointment necessary to take advantage of this free service.
Courtesty of: Sheril Hagie of Advocate Insurance Agency

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Age Date Time
50+ 2nd Monday each month 11:00am-12:00pm
Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP)

Free health insurance counseling!

The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP), is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers.
How It Can Help You

State of Illinois Department of Aging-trained Counselors provide a broad range of information on health insurance coverage for seniors including:

  • Medicare A & B (hospital/doctor)
  • Medicare C (Medicare Advantage Plans/HMG-PPO-PFFs)
  • Medicare D (Prescription Drug Plans)
  • Medicaid Programs
What To Bring To Your Appointment
  • Medicare Card (if currently enrolled)
  • Complete list of current medications
How To Protect Your New Medicare Card
  • Do not carry it in your wallet
  • Always check your Explanation of Benefits (EOB’s) for charges that you received
  • Report questionable charges
  • Make yearly appointments with SHIP counselors
How To Make An Appointment
  • Appointments are available on Monday or Thursday
  • Appointments must be scheduled by the Wednesday prior to the appointment date
  • Debbie Breihan, Senior Center & Recreation Manager
  • 630-353-4344
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