Lake County Council on Aging Blog

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...

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...

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...