SAVE THE DATE! For the 2017 Council on Aging Annual Meeting, Volunteer Appreciation, and Awards Ceremony Luncheon to be held on Thursday, May 11th at the Croatian Lodge Party Center. More information to follow soon!
Nominations Currently Being Accepted for the 2017 Lake County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame! Have you wished you could recognize a Lake County senior for the good work they do in the community? Do you know a senior whose vitality and zest for life continues to impress you? If so, take this opportunity to nominate them for the Lake County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame! The Council on Aging is accepting nominations for candidates for the 23rd annual induction through March 17, 2017 . The Nominating Criteria can be found here and the official Nomination Form can be found here. Questions: Call Nancy at 440-205-8111 ext. 241 or via email at email@example.com.
Vision 2020, Our Strategic Plan. The Board of Directors of the Lake County Council on Aging have unanimously adopted a new strategic plan to guide the organization in its planning, activities, and initiatives over the next four years. The plan, entitled "Vision 2020", was developed over several months with the input of county officials, representatives from community service agencies, the Senior Citizens Advisory Panel, recipients of LCCoA services, staff members and a sampling of the seniors of Lake County. Click here to view a copy of Vision 2020.
Investing in Older Adults: Check out this brief summary regarding the demographic and funding trends in the Western Reserve service area. The summary is based on a report issued by the Center for Community Solutions
2015 Senior Needs Assessment Final Report: In October, 2015 the Lake County Commissioners and Senior Citizens Advisory Panel released the findings of a senior citizens needs assessment entitled “Lake County Ohio Senior Citizens: Today Tomorrow and in the Future”. The final report and operational plan is available through this link: 2015 Senior Needs Assessment
Centenarians! We seek to honor all those residents of Lake County who have turned 100 years old this year. Visit our centenarian page to learn how to receive a beautiful Centenarian Certificate from the Council on Aging, along with name and birthdate recognition in our quarterly newspaper, “Bridge."
For those caring for someone with Alzheimer's, dementia, or other memory impairments... Memory care support groups will be available throughout the year. This schedule lists the dates, times, and locations of the meetings. For more information, call The Alzheimer's Association at 440-974-7785.
The Lake County Council on Aging of Ohio offers programs for those 60 and older including: information and referral, support services, nutrition services, case management, in-home safety, homemaker services, and much more. The non-profit agency is also an Aging and Disability Resource Center, serving individuals with disabilities who are age 18 and over.
Every donation is important, appreciated and will help to change the life of a senior right here in Lake County.