The date has been set for our 12th Annual 2017 MARCH FOR MEALS event! On Saturday, March 11th, 2017 the Council on Aging will present our annual March for Meals from 8am – 10am at the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor. This year, LCCoA will be recognizing the Association of Specialists in Aging (ASA) as the ‘Honorary Chair’ of March for Meals. March for Meals raises awareness and funds for our Meals on Wheels and senior nutrition program. If you are interested in becoming a March for Meals SPONSOR, please click here for sponsorship information. If you are interested in attending as a WALKER or WALK TEAM please click here for the Walker Registration Form. Call us at 440-205-8111 with any questions.
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.
We will be kicking off our 2017 March for Meals event with a Benefit Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at the Stadium Grill in Mentor! The event will be held from 3:00pm - 7:00pm and will include a 50-50 Raffle, Chinese Auction, Door Prizes and lots more fun! Click here for ticket information and more information on this very special event!
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.