Emergency Preparedness Class for Pet and Animal Owners-September 25 from 7-9 pm and October 18 from 9-11 am at Concord Township Community Center. For more information, including how to register, please click here.

AARP Smart Driving Class-We will be holding an AARP smart driver course on October 7 from 10:30 am - 3 pm. This class is open to all Lake County residents age 50 and older. To register, call use at 440-205-8111. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 is “Falls Prevention Awareness Day,” and we will be presenting a “FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS EVENT” at the Mentor Senior Center at 10:00 am. Free to the public. Please see this flyer for more information.

Amazon Smile Program-- If you should happen to be shopping at amazon.com please be aware that the Lake County Council on Aging is now part of the AMAZON SMILE program.  For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to LCCoA! Thank you... and Happy Shopping!

Donations needed! The Home Equipment Lending Program (H.E.L.P.) is in need of donations. If you have medical equipment that you can no longer use, please consider donating to our program. All donated equipment is cleaned, safety checked, and made available to lend, free of charge, to individuals aged 60 and over. Donated items should be clean and in good condition.  Please click here for more information.

Road to Recovery Program- The Road to Recovery Program, by the American Cancer Society, provides transportation to and from treatment for people who have cancer and do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.  Please click here for more information. 

Are you new to Medicare or do you want to better understand your options? Sign up for a 2014 Welcome to Medicare Webinar or attend a presentation in your area.

Technology Classes- Visit our training page to see all the exciting computer classes being offered over the next several months.

Open Computer Labs  On October 8, October 29, and November 10, we will have open computer labs at the Council on Aging. These labs will be open from 1-3 pm on each of these days. Come practice your computer skills using our newly refurbished computer lab. Computer use is free but registration is required. If you have never been on the computer or are just looking for a little guidance, this is a great opportunity. Help learning basic computer skills will be provided during these labs. Call 440-205-8111 ext 226 to register or for more information.

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. 

There is a need for Precinct Election Officials for the General Election on November 4, 2014.  Please see the application form and this document for more information.

Current Volunteers:  Visit the right hand side of the volunteering page for the latest training information. Training is mandatory for all volunteers. 

  


 

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Welcome

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.  

How do I ...

Find information on assistance with benefits?

Read the latest issue of Bridge?

Find out about volunteer opportunities or access the volunteer trainings?

Find out more information on how to access federal and state benefit programs? 

Find computer classes being held at the Council on Aging?

Find information on the congregate nutrition program for those age 60 and older, including cafe menus? 
              
Find the list of the Council on Aging Nutrition Sites and Lake County Senior Centers?

Watch a video on an overview of our services?

Watch a video that explains how we can help you with Medicare and benefits counseling?