Northwestern Illinois

Area Agency on Aging



NIAAA administers the Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP) in Boone, Carroll, Dekalb, Jo Davies, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago counties.  The CDSMP was designed by Stanford University and is a course of six sessions designed to help older persons manage their chronic disease.  Click here for more information about CDSMP from Stanford University



To join a class or for more information on “Take Charge of Your Health” contact NIAAA at (815) 226-4901,





NIAAA advocates to improve dental care access for low income uninsured older adults in Winnebago County. NIAAA collaborates with:


  • Crusader Clinic
  • Lifescape Community Services
  • Presence Cor Mariae & St. Anne Center
  • Rockford Health Council
  • Rock Valley College Dental Hygiene Program
If you have questions about the Winnebago Senior Oral Health Program or would like to know if you qualify, please contract Lifescape Community Services at 815-963-1609
NIAAA also funds other health programs to provide information on a variety of health topics to prevent disease, improve nutrition, and address home safety concerns.