If you would like more information and/or assistance regarding these resources, please call the library at 815-786-8308.

Senior Living

AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)

A resource that focuses on improving the overall quality of life through aging by providing access to educational articles, tools, and advice that cover various topics relevant to seniors.

Administration on Aging

A part of the Department of Health and Human Services that provides a plethora of services and programs that help seniors to live an independent, healthy and informed lifestyle. Keep current with resources, news, programs, data, and funding opportunities specifically designated for seniors.

Aging Care

This resource will help seniors and families locate senior housing options, care guides for seniors, in-home care options, and more.

Assisted Living Facilities 

Learn all about the ins and outs of assisted living. Includes information on costs, services, various types of care, financial plans and more. 

Illinois Department on Aging

Explore benefit accessibility options, community services, partners and providers, protections, resources and more for seniors living in Illinois.

Love to Know: Seniors

"LoveToKnow Seniors is devoted exclusively to senior citizens and their unique needs. Whether you are a senior citizen or the child or caregiver of a senior, you'll find the information you're searching for here. We offer tips on retirement communities, financial planning, as well as hair and fashion advice specifically for seniors." - Lovetoknow webpage


Explore various activities, financial topics, health information, relationship connections, and work opportunities after  retirement.

Senior Home Safety

Review 25 tips that will help make a home safer for seniors. Read through online, and/or download a .pdf copy.

Senior Planet

"The resource celebrates aging by sharing information and resources that support aging with attitude, and helps people who were born long before the digital revolution to stay engaged and active by bringing a digital-technology focus to a range of topics – among them news, health, dating, art and design, senior style, travel and entertainment." - seniorplanet.org


Digital Learning

Digital Learn

Explore various short online courses that will help you better understand how to use computers and digital equipment. Create a personal account to track your progress using a personal e-mail address.


Free resource for users to self learn technology! Learn technology with 80+ free courses and 1000+ videos and tutorials!

See the Technology Assistance page to engage in more resources to help improve your digital learning.



AARP Online Games

Practice your mouse skills by playing free online games.


Job Search for Seniors

Retired Brains

Explore resources that will help you find a new job, be it from home, part-time, or even starting a new business.

WorkForce 50

Advice for seniors looking for new jobs.