Lake County United for Music Festival, Sunday, April 27, 2014
All proceeds benefit the United Way of Lake County.  Tickets are available at the Council on Aging. This fun event will take place at the Mentor Performing Arts Center with 4 hours of peak performances by amazingly talented local musicians, singers and bands. Click here for details.

ANNUAL MEETING set for May 29th!

Cleveland TV Celebrity Fred Griffith will be featured as a Guest Speaker during our Annual Meeting, Senior Awards and Volunteer Appreciation Event on Thursday, May 29th at the LaMalfa Party Center.
Make your reservations now! For more information, please click here.


Thank you to everyone who participated and supported March for Meals 2014!! The event would not have been a success without you.  Visit our photos page to see pictures from the fun event.

The Lake County Council on Aging has been awarded a $2,500 grant from the Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) thanks to the generosity of Subaru of America.  These dollars will help subsidize meal costs and go directly to help feed seniors of Lake County. Click here for the press release.

Hall of Fame 2014 Nominations Being Accepted (Deadline Extended through April 23)-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 quest for life continues to impress you? If so, take this opportunity to nominate them for the Lake County Senior Citizen Hall of Fame! The Lake County Council on Aging is accepting nominations for candidates for the 20th annual
induction.  For more information, including the nominating criteria, please click here.  For the nomination form, please click here .

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. 

Would you or someone you know like to donate old hearing aids? Your old hearing aids can be put to good use by HEAR NOW.
All donations are tax deductible. Please follow the directions on this form.  If you have any questions, please call: 866-354-3254.

In need of some relief on your heating bill? Contact the Council on Aging for help completing the 2013-2014 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) application. HEAP is a federally-funded program managed by the Ohio Department of Development that is designed to help income-qualified Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. If you are determined eligible, a one-time HEAP benefit will appear as a credit applied to your energy bill by your utility company (or fuel vendor). Stop in or set up an appointment by calling (440)205-8111 for help with completing the application. For more information on HEAP or to download an application, you may visit http://development.ohio.gov/is/is_energyassist.htm.  Also, watch this video for more information on how we can help.

Current Volunteers:  2014 training information is now available.  Visit the right hand side of the volunteering page for the latest training information. Training is mandatory for all volunteers. 

  


 

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Welcome

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.  

How do I ...

Find information on assistance with benefits?

Read the latest issue of Bridge?

Find out about volunteer opportunities or access the volunteer trainings?

Find out more information on how to access federal and state benefit programs? 

Find computer classes being held at the Council on Aging?

Find information on the congregate nutrition program for those age 60 and older, including cafe menus? 

Find the list of the Council on Aging Nutrition Sites and Lake County Senior Centers?

Watch a video on an overview of our services?

Watch a video that explains how we can help you with Medicare and benefits counseling?