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DISCOUNT OPPORTUNITY: The local chapter of CMSA, the oldest and largest professional organization for Case Management Professionals and the Community that supports them, is holding a Membership Drive especially for Illinois Continuity of Care Association members.

Visit and use the code “Chicago19” to receive a $20 discount on a new one-year membership.

Our Mission

The Illinois Continuity of Care Association exists to enhance the concept of continuity of care as both as essential part of the health care continuum and as integral to total patient care. We advocate for legislative and community-related health concerns and issues by identifying and communicating them to the members, collaborating with allied organizations, and supporting standards of professional competence which identify, structure, and promote a multi-disciplinary approach to continuity of care.


IL-COC serves as an information resource for consumers and care providers. Our resources include informational updates and a searchable directory of members statewide who provide continuity of care services. Our members  represent over 50 senior service provider categories. These include Community Resources, Elder Law Attorneys, Move Management Companies, Senior Real Estate Specialists, Geriatric Care Managers, Home Health Agencies, Non-Medical Home Health, Hospice Experts, and all levels of Senior Housing: Independent, Assisted, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing Facilities.


Both independently, and in collaboration with allied organizations, IL-COC advocates at legislative & community levels throughout the state on behalf of providers and care recipients. We identify healthcare issues and initiatives. We communicate these to members via this website, regular email alerts, our monthly chapter meetings, after-hours events, and ongoing educational seminars.


We work to ensure that older Illinois adults and individuals with disabilities who have ongoing health-related needs receive high-quality care and support after exiting the healthcare system. Key efforts include supporting standards of professional competence to promote a coordinated multi-disciplinary approach to continuity of care.

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November 2019

South Chicago November 2019 Meeting

November 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Churchview Supportive Living, 2626 W 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60629
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The November -South Chicago COC Chapter Meeting will be on : TUESDAY , NOVEMBER 19th, 2019 . WHERE : Churchview Supportive Living ,2626 W. 63rd St. Chicago, Il.60629. TIME: 8:30-10:00 Am . PLEASE RSVP : Celeste Basom :  [email protected]  SPEAKER: TBD !!! 

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Elderwerks Chair Yoga

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Elderwerks Educational Services, 251 E Northwest Hwy.
Palatine, 60067 United States
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Join us for a session of Chair Yoga. Yoga is a great way to de-stress, relieve pain and relax. All ages are welcome! The class will be taught by Brook Burchill. She is a registered yoga teacher, including paddle board yoga. Brooke volunteers at an animal rescue and is passionate about living a healthy and active lifestyle. There is no cost to attend though donations would be appreciated the day of the event. To RSVP, please email [email protected] or call 847-462-0885.

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Holiday Stress- Helpful Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

November 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Elderwerks Educational Services, 251 E Northwest Hwy.
Palatine, 60067 United States
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Learn strategies to cope with holiday stress including the financial burden, toxic relationships, loneliness and grief. Dr. Olivia from Barrington Behavioral Health and Wellness will offer coping strategies so that you can manage the stress. To RSVP, please call 847-462-0885 or email [email protected] Coffee and Donuts will be served. This complimentary event is brought to you by Elderwerks Educational Services.  If you are a professional needing CE credit, a $5.00 donation is requested. 1.0 CE credit available to nurses, social…

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