Special Shopping Hours for Seniors and High Risk Populations

(Per IL Retail Merchants Association)

Organizations/Links               Current Information

Walgreens Pharmacy                    Senior's Day is the first Tuesday of every month in-store and the first week of the month                                                                    online, so those 55+ can enjoy up to 20% off in-store or online on the items they need                                                                          most. Details here. Seniors-only hour is every Tuesday from 8:00 - 9:00am.

Elder Care Services                         Office is currently open. They have funding to assist seniors and vulnerable

                                                                adults with basic needs during the COVID-19 crisis. Some of this funding has been used                                                                    for prepared meals. These meals are included in the Get Me to Monday food bag, and are                                                                  available to seniors and persons with disabilities. These food bags provide 3 to 4 days of                                                                    food. They are providing assessments, referrals, follow-up, and all regular services by                                                                          phone. Assistance may include food, groceries, prescriptions, basic essentials and more.                                                                   Adult protective services can meet people at home if they meet certain criteria such as                                                                    physical abuse. Call the Agency at (815)-758-6550. In person appointments will be                                                                                available soon.

Voluntary Action Center (VAC)    Providing services remotely. Pick-ups must be scheduled via phone. Call VAC at

                                                                (815)-758-3932. Providing transportation for seniors to appointments and grocery stores.

DeKalb County                                Grow Mobile has regular monthly pop-ups with pre-boxed food packages distributed

Community Gardens                      safely.  Current schedule is listed here.  Genoa Area Community Food Hub is open to

                                                                 residents of Genoa/Kingston. For Genoa Area Food Hub call 815-761-7313 or visit their

                                                                 Facebook page. DCCG is working with VAC and Elder Care Services to make home

                                                                 deliveries of grocery items for prepared meals to housebound seniors. For Seniors please

                                                                 contact VAC for more information. Call VAC at (815) 758-3932. 

Family Service Agency:

Community Action Program         Providing services remotely. Our Family Support Specialists are continuing case

                                                                 management with clients via phone and email. We continue to provide assistance in

                                                                 any way we are able and provide the community with all available resource information.

                                                                 We will continue to update the COVID-19 resource guide as we receive updated

                                                                 information from each agency. Call Agency at (815) 758-8618 for assistance.

Senior Services and                         Senior Services is completing regular wellness check-ins to offer a friendly visit as well as  Senior Connections                          making sure clients know of available resources. In partnership with the NI Food Bank                                                                       we are hosting a senior food distribution the on-4th Tuesday of every month. We are                                                                         hosting virtual workshops\programs- Creative Writing, Book Club, Bingo, Trivia, a                                                                                 Reminisce Group an Intergeneration Pen Pal Program, a Vet-to-Vet Cafe’, and so much                                                                     more. We are also meeting in person at our Sycamore location for walking, chair yoga                                                                       and chair exercise.  For more information call (815) 758-8616 #1 for Club 55.


Home Instead Senior Care           Providing in-home care. Office is open from 9-4 Monday-Friday. We'll be posting                                                                                news stories, tips and official statements. Our goal is to keep you up-to-

                                                                date as this situation evolves. Resources can be found here. Contact us at (815) 754-1300                                                                    for information and assistance.                                                                 

Blain's Farm & Fleet                        Dedicated Seniors, Expectant Mothers, and other At-Risk Shopping Hours: Monday -                                                                          Saturday: 8am to 9am; Sunday: 9am to 10am. 

Fox Valley Community                  Home Services Aides have continued to serve clients in all 4 counties. Parking Lot Bingo Services                                            on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and Parking Lot Limbering Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Parking Lot Poms

                                                                Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m. Community Center in Sandwich is currently closed to public, 

                                                                congregate lunch meal is closed.  Detailed information located here.


Visit: 1325 Sycamore Rd..  |  DeKalb, IL 60115

Call: 815-758-8616


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