(c) date of prescription;
(d) name of drug prescribed;
(e) directions for patient compliance; and
(f) name and telephone number of dispensing pharmacy.
In developing the pamphlet, the Department shall consult with the
Illinois State Medical Society, the Center for Minority Health Services,
the Illinois Pharmacists Association and
senior citizens organizations. The Department shall distribute the
pamphlets to physicians, pharmacists and persons 65 years of age or older
or various senior citizen organizations throughout the State.
(19) To conduct a study of the feasibility of
implementing the Senior Companion Program throughout the State.
(20) The reimbursement rates paid through the community care program
for chore housekeeping services and home care aides
shall be the same.
(21) From funds appropriated to the Department from the Meals on Wheels
Fund, a special fund in the State treasury that is hereby created, and in
accordance with State and federal guidelines and the intrastate funding
formula, to make grants to area agencies on aging, designated by the
Department, for the sole purpose of delivering meals to homebound persons 60
years of age and older.
(22) To distribute, through its area agencies on aging, information
alerting seniors on safety issues regarding emergency weather
conditions, including extreme heat and cold, flooding, tornadoes, electrical
storms, and other severe storm weather. The information shall include all
necessary instructions for safety and all emergency telephone numbers of
organizations that will provide additional information and assistance.
(23) To develop guidelines for the organization and implementation of
Volunteer Services Credit Programs to be administered by Area Agencies on
Aging or community based senior service organizations. The Department shall
hold public hearings on the proposed guidelines for public comment, suggestion,
and determination of public interest. The guidelines shall be based on the
findings of other states and of community organizations in Illinois that are
currently operating volunteer services credit programs or demonstration
volunteer services credit programs. The Department shall offer guidelines for
all aspects of the programs including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) types of services to be offered by volunteers;
(b) types of services to be received upon the