Senior Day at the Lake County Fair is Friday, August 21: All 60+ seniors will be given FREE admission into the fairgrounds before 3p.m. on that day, with access to all fair exhibits and attractions. Beginning at noon, a special seniors program will be held at the main entertainment tent and a free lunch will be provided by the Council on Aging. You must have a lunch ticket in order to receive a free lunch. Tickets may be picked up between July 13 and August 10 at any of Lake County's ten senior centers or at the Council on Aging. Lunch seats will only be provided to those with a ticket and tickets are limited so please get yours early.
Introducing Council on Aging's new Volunteer Guardianship Program! The Volunteer Guardianship Program is currently seeking volunteers. Be an advocate and make a difference in someone's life and your own. Visit the Volunteer Guardianship page for more information.
Are you new to Medicare or want to better understand your options? Attend a Welcome to Medicare presentation! Click here for a list of presentations scheduled throughout the county. Presentations focus on what you need to know to make your transition to Medicare successful. We will help you to understand the different plan options, enrollment windows, anticipated costs and how to avoid costly penalties.
The Summer Crisis Program starts July 1! Apply for relief on your summer cooling costs. Click here for more information or call Lifeline at 440-350-9160.
Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)-The Council on Aging is no longer accepting applications for the SFMNP. Click here for a list of participating farmers' market locations in Lake County.
Arthritis Foundation Breaking the Chain Series: This four-week educational series is filled with tools, tips and techniques to help you manage chronic pain and create a personalized Pain Management Plan. Participants will receive all class materials PLUS a handy Health Organizer. Series is free of charge for those living in Lake County. A nominal fee is charged for those residing outside of the county. Click here for more information. Call 440-205-8111 by September 23rd to register.
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."
Donations needed! The Home Equipment Lending Program (H.E.L.P.) is in need of donations. If you have medical equipment that you can no longer use, please consider donating to our program. All donated equipment is cleaned, safety checked, and made available to lend, free of charge, to individuals aged 60 and over. Donated items should be clean and in good condition. Please click here for more information.
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.
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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.