Family and Senior Services

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The mission of the Department of Family and Senior Services and the American Legion Memorial Civic Center is to serve as a focal point where a multiplicity of social, health and recreational services are provided in a caring and professional manner designed to keep individuals healthy, productive and independent for as long as possible. Services are available for Morton Grove residents of all ages.

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Programs and services for older adults in Morton Grove are offered by North Shore Senior Center.

NorthShore Senior Center is the northern suburbs premier organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults through engaging programs, exciting activities, wellness opportunities, current information, and access to  Read More...

Health and Wellness Programs

A variety of Health and Wellness Programs are available for Morton Grove residents. Please note that some programs require registration (847-470-5223).  Read More...

Social Services

The North Shore Senior Center’s trained professional staff is available in person or over the phone to assist individuals and families so that they can learn about many valuable community resources and services.  Read More...

Senior Check Up and Emergency Response Programs

Postal Carrier Watch

The Department of Family and Senior Services partners with the Morton Grove Post Office to provide seniors a service called Postal Carrier Watch.  Read More...

Senior Center Activities Calendar

The North Shore Senior Center provides an exciting variety of educational classes, activities and day-trips for older adults. Information regarding current and upcoming activities can be viewed on the Senior Center Calendar.

NSSC Lifelong Learning Catalog January - April 2014

Senior Hotline

The Reception Desk is the first point of service when you enter the Civic Center.  The staff member at this desk assists you in a number of areas:

  • Class/Trip Registration
  • Health Screening Registration
  • RTA Passes

Health Equipment Lending Closet

One of the services the Village of Morton Grove is pleased to offer our residents is the Lending Closet Program. The Lending Closet contains health care equipment which we loan out on a first come/first serve basis.  Read More...

Prescription Drugs and Sharps Disposal Program

Family & Senior Services for the Village of Morton Grove, in conjunction with the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County, is sponsoring a program for the environmentally-safe disposal of unused prescription drugs  Read More...

Transportation Services

Click here for the North Shore Senior Center's Transportation Resource Guide.

AARP Driver Safety Program

AARP’s “Driver Safety Program” is an eight-hour two-day course for motorists age 55 and older. It focuses on the physical changes that accompany aging and on ways drivers can compensate for these changes Read More...