South Suburban Cook County's premier leader and

your connection to aging information and resources

One Call For All Resources  708-361-0219

Serving 20 municipalities within Palos, Lemont, Orland and Worth Townships.

National Family Caregivers Month is celebrated each November. It’s a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country and

  • Raise awareness of family caregiver issues

  • Celebrate the efforts of family caregivers

  • Educate family caregivers about self-identification

  • Increase support for family caregivers


PLOWS Council on Aging offers free services to caregivers in 20 communities with the 4 suburban Cook County Townships of Palos, Lemont, Orland and Worth:

  • Educational events

  • Information about caregiving plans to support those caring for someone aged 60+

  • Group sessions such as Caregivers Connecting and Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Grandchildren

  • Respite -- temporary care for an older adult to give a caregiver a much needed break


To learn more, call 708/361-0219 and check out our events and activities.

For details about our services,
see One Call Does It All



Our Mission

To empower individuals navigating the aging life cycle 

with a focus on those 60 years of age and older


Our Services

Adult Protective Services

Advocacy & Benefits 

Caregiver Support

Care Planning 

Choices for Care Program

Home-Delivered Meals

Information & Assistance

In-Home Services

Shared Housing

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PLOWS Council on Aging

7808 West College Drive, 5th Floor, Palos Heights, IL 60463 


By Appointment Monday-Friday 9AM - 5PM 

Flexible Appointments Available

(708) 361-0219

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Funding for services is provided through AgeOptions, the Area Agency on Aging of suburban Cook County under Title III of the Older Americans Act as administered through the Illinois Department on Aging and the Federal Administration on Aging. Additional funding for services is generously provided by United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, CDBG of Cook County, CDBG of Oak Lawn and the Illinois Attorney General Violent Crime Victim Assistance. 


PLOWS Council on Aging does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the U.S. Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, The Age Discrimination Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the U. S. and Illinois Constitution.  If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have a right to file a complaint.  For information, contact the PLOWS Council on Aging Civil Rights Coordinator at 708-361-0219.

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