Abe Lincoln House

Healthier Communities Build Healthier People

Lincolnland Region

We are excited to extend the benefits of Juniper programs to communities in the Lincolnland region where we connect with families and friends in familiar settings. Juniper’s evidence-based programs are building healthier communities and stronger relationships.

Our programs can help improve the quality of life for both the older adult and the caregiver.

Learn more information about our programs, or to search for a class in your area.

Communities Served

  • Cass
  • Christian
  • Greene
  • Logan
  • Macoupin
  • Mason
  • Menard
  • Montgomery
  • Morgan
  • Sangamon
  • Scott

Contact

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Carolyn Austin

CEO

Phone: 217.787.9234
Email: caustin@agelinc.org

Programs

Monthly Lunch & Learns for Caregivers

AgeLinc provides a monthly education opportunity for any family/partner caregiver on the third Wednesday of every month. Details of upcoming Lunch & Learn events are here.

Aging Mastery Program (AMP)

Learn numerous techniques for aging well, making the best of longevity, and maintaining independence during all stages of aging. Sessions for this program include exercise, sleep strategies, healthy eating and hydration, financial planning, healthy relationships, advanced planning, medication management, volunteerism, and falls prevention. Call AgeLinc to find dates and locations of programming in your area.

Stress Busters

Family/partner caregivers for dementia patients learn how to develop and prioritize self-care in a confidential, caring, group environment with peers. Details of upcoming Stress Buster events are here.

Matter of Balance

Learn fall prevention techniques, understand how a fear can increase your risk of falls and learn how to make simple changes to your environment and physical exercise to reduce risk. Call AgeLinc to find dates and locations of programming in your area.

Savvy Caregiver

Family/partner caregivers for dementia patients learn strategies for better caregiving in a confidential, caring, group environment with peers. Participants receive information on stages of dementia, common behaviors associated with each stage, methods of healthy encouraging caregiving and the importance of self-care for caregivers. Contact AgeLinc to find dates and locations of programming in your area.

Social Isolation and Loneliness Presentation

AgeLinc can provide education (for community groups, businesses, medical/health organizations, and first responders) on the trends of social isolation and loneliness in the aging and disabled populations. Learn how social isolation or loneliness can affect elderly and disabled population’s wellbeing along with resources that can help address this trend. Contact us for more information.

AgeLinc Service Education

Have an organization, business or group that would benefit from hearing about the services AgeLinc provides in Central Illinois? Please give us a call and we will be happy to provide a free presentation. We can also share information on the importance of the 2020 Census and Medicare Fraud Education.

AgeLinc Community Education

General education on aging well – monthly topics will vary.

Community-based partners, healthcare providers, and local instructors deliver Juniper’s health improvement programs. The Juniper network ensures programs are delivered by established, qualified providers in trusted environments.

Partners

  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Home Instead Senior Care, Inc.
  • CEFS Economic Opportunity Corporation
  • Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois
  • Greene County Health Department
  • Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation
  • Jersey County Health Department
  • Land of Lincoln Legal Aid
  • Locust Street Resource Center
  • Macoupin County Public Health Department
  • Menard County Board
  • Montgomery County Health Department
  • Prairie Council on Aging
  • Senior Citizens of Christian County
  • Senior Services of Central Illinois
  • Senior Citizens of Logan County
  • Springfield Center for Independent Living
  • Visiting Angels
  • West Central Mass Transit District

If your organization offers one, some, or all of the evidence-based programs described on our Programs page, and you would like to join the provider network, click below.

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