Lake County Council on Aging Blog

Long Term Support Options Counseling

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Yesterday, social service staff of the Lake County Council on Aging were trained in the provision of a new service, Long Term Support Options Counseling. This service is a comprehensive decision-support process to help people 60+ and younger disabled adults plan for their current and future care needs.   Read more...

Elder Abuse

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Each year, millions of elderly Americans are assaulted, demeaned, intimidated, left without adequate food or robbed of their life savings, often by the people they trust most. These are our parents, grandparents, siblings, spouses, neighbors and friends. They are victims of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.   Read more...

United Way Day of Caring-Looking for Volunteers

Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Council on Aging has put together a team of staff volunteers to help out on a project for this year’s Day of Caring on June 20th.   Read more...

Vial of Life

Monday, May 21, 2012

The Vial of Life (VOL) can help during an emergency! The Vial of Life is a magnetized pouch, placed on your refrigerator, that contains emergency medical information.  Read more...

We now serve a population group that spans over 40 years

Friday, May 11, 2012

Because of the wonderful advances in medicine and health, the Lake County Council on Aging is now serving a population group that spans over 40 years!   Read more...

Thank you to all our volunteers

Thursday, April 19, 2012

It’s National Volunteer Week, and Lake County Council on Aging would like to raise up our agency volunteers and applaud the work that they do!   Read more...

Free and low-cost support is available

Thursday, April 19, 2012

According to a report released February 2012 by the National Council on Aging and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, millions of Americans are missing out on over $20 billion in free and low-cost support that is available to help pay for health care, prescriptions, food, and utilities.   Read more...

Importance of Planning Ahead

Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Last week, the PLAIN DEALER ran a series about baby boomers, noting that in 2020, 25% of all residents in half of Ohio’s counties will be 60 or over.  Read more...

Staying Active is So Important for Overall Wellbeing

Monday, March 26, 2012

It is important to stay active in the community.  The Congregate Cafe program is available to help older adults stay involved.  Read more...