Senior Services

Blood Pressure Checks

Blood Pressure Checks Wheeling Township nurse Pam McVoy, R.N. is at St Joseph Social Hall 181 W Dundee Rd. The last Friday of the month at 11:15 a.m. or BP readings are taken at the Wheeling Fire Department, 499 S Milwaukee Avenue, anytime Firefighters/Paramedics are in quarters.

Illinois Benefits Application (Circuit Breaker Application)

New legislation now requires seniors to enroll in the Circuit Breaker program in order to participate in the Senior Ride Free program. After the approval of the state application, applicants will need a passport type head photo - 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in color - Walgreen's or CVS provide this service.  Please call the Senior Center to make an appointment.

Call 847-459-2670 to fill out an online application. 
Social Work services are provide in:
  • English : every day
  • Russian : Tuesday and Fridays 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Spanish : every day
For more information please visit the Illinois Department of Aging.

Medical Lending Equipment

Medical equipment is available for Wheeling residents or Pavilion members. Medical Equipment is available for a loan of 60 days use and 30 days for wheelchairs. Please call The Pavilion Center at 847-459-2670 with your needs.

Memory Screenings (Appointments Only - 30 Minutes)

Memory Screening makes sense for anyone concerned about memory loss or experiencing warning signs of dementia, whose family and friends have noticed changes in them, or a related illness. Screenings also are appropriate for anyone who does not have a concern right now, but who wants to establish a baseline score for comparison in the future.

For more information please call 847-459-2672

Rules of the Road Class

AARP two day class or Secretary of State’s free refresher class for seniors renewing their driver’s license offered periodically. Check calendar of events for classes.

Senior Health Insurance Program Assistance (Ship)

The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is a free statewide health insurance counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers.

Social Services


Social Work services are provide in:
  • English : every day
  • Russian : Tuesday and Fridays 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Spanish : every day
Visit the Social Services division for more information.

Subsidized Taxi Program for Wheeling Residents

Discount for Wheeling seniors. $2 per ride/8 rides per month. Pre-registration is necessary. 

View the Taxi Discount Program Application Form (PDF).

Telephone Reassurance

“Good Morning. How are you this fine day?” asks the volunteer from the Wheeling Pavilion Center. We care about our seniors well being; a volunteer will call Monday through Friday around 9 a.m. each morning to make sure the Senior is doing well.