Benefit Access Information

Area Medicaid patients should check their mail for information about the roll out of a revamped Medicaid program called “HealthChoice Illinois.” Benefit Access is also program run by the Illinois Department of Aging/Governor’s Office which offers seniors or persons with a disability a Ride Free Transit Card and license plate discounts. Here are locations that can help:

*Mendota Area Senior Services;

-transportation throughout all of LaSalle Co. for citizens 60 years of age or older.

-Counseling for caretakers

-Benefits Access

      -Seniors or persons with disability ride free transit cards

      -License Plate Discounts



More info can be found on website or calling 815-539-7700


Bridges senior community center:

-Medicare Part D

-recreation programs

-support for older adults, adults with disabilities and caregivers

More info can be found on the website or by calling 1-800-798-0988

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