Lake County Council on Aging Blog

OSHIIP

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) is the state’s official Medicare educational program. Since 1992, OSHIIP has been working with a statewide network of partner organizations and volunteers to help Ohioans understand and enroll in Medicare.  Read more...

MyCare Ohio

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Do you receive both Medicaid AND Medicare? If so, you will be notified of a new managed care program for Ohioans known as MyCare Ohio. Eligible individuals will be notified by the Ohio Department of Medicaid of enrollment requirements and options.   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...