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For Seniors

Resources for Seniors

Discover specialized resources for seniors here. Use most resources inside the library or from home with your Niles-Maine District Library card.

Name Description Use At Home?
Consumer Reportsconsumer-reports

Product reviews and ratings.

Yes
Driving Tests

Practice tests and FAQs to help you get and renew your driver's license.

Yes
Financial Ratings Series/Medicare Database

Medicare Supplement Insurance Buyers’ Guide, financial ratings for banks and credit unions, planning tools for investors, and financial literacy basics.

Yes

Questions about Retirement & Health Insurance Options?

cje senior counseling

Take advantage of a free 1-hour private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.

Counseling Topics:

  • selection of appropriate retirement benefits
  • picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs
  • determining housing needs
  • identifying supportive resources
  • and much more!

To set up an appointment, please call Ms. K. Gaeding at 773-508-1054. Sessions are held twice a month on Thursday afternoons at the Library.

Computer and Internet Basics

Use LearningExpress for free interactive tutorial courses to familiarize yourself with using a computer and the Internet.