Senior Information Services (SIS)

Senior Information Services (SIS)

Senior Information Services (SIS) can help you navigate life’s difficult questions, scenarios, and choices, all while keeping you at the driver’s seat.

SIS Services

SIS provides options counseling, information, agency referrals and services to those over 60 and limited services to those under 60 (if disabled). Services include assistance with LIHEAP, Benefits Access Program, Medicare Part D / Supplements, and workshops.

We are SHIP certified!

What is SHIP?

The Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) is a free counseling service provided by the State of Illinois. SHIP counselors provide you with information you need to make educated decisions about your insurance.
SHIP counselors can answer questions about:

  • Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Insurance
  • Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Long-term Care Insurance
  • Medicare Claims and Appeals

Click here for more information about SHIP

To receive assistance through the SIS program, contact Ford County Public Health Department at (217) 379-9281.

Senior Information Services Staff       


               Tracie Teske


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