The Council on Aging is hosting CRIME SAFE on Tuesday, March 25th from 10 – 11:30 am at the Mentor Senior Center Activity Room 4. A great FREE presentation on informative topics like scams, fraud, computer crime etc. with speakers from the FBI, Mentor & Mentor on the Lake Police Departments. If you are interested in attending, you can register by calling the Mentor Senior Center at 440-974-5725.
The Lake County Council on Aging, in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care and the American Association of Wartime Veterans, will be holding a presentation on local senior resources and Veterans’ Aid and Attendance on March 13, 2014 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. at Mentor Public Library. Please call 440-257-5800 to register. Click here for more information.
If you are receiving BOTH Medicare and Medicaid please be aware that upcoming changes will affect your benefits. The Council on Aging is available to answer your questions and explain your options. Visit our MyCare Ohio page for more information.
Save the Date- Our annual March for Meals fundraiser will take place at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor on March 29, 2014 from 8-10 am. We hope to see you there!! Cost is $10 per adult walker and $5 for children 12 and under. To register, please click here. For more information, visit our March for Meals page. To learn more about the campaign, watch this video.
We are grateful for our all donations and pledges made to this very worthwhile event. To create a personal fundraising page to raise online pledges, please click the green fundraise button on the right hand side of the page after clicking here. You will then be asked to create a name for your personal fundraising page. If you need help or have any questions, please call 440-205-8111 ext 226.
Hall of Fame 2014 Nominations Being Accepted-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 Kemper House at 440-256-5200 or 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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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.
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