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.
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.