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.

Summer Cooling Help- Looking for some relief on your summer cooling bill? The Summer Crisis Program is a special component of the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and provides cooling assistance for seniors and those with qualifying medical conditions with limited income. The program is available from July 1 through August 31 and applies to electric utilities only. For more information, see the income guidelines and eligibility requirements.

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?  Sign up for a 2014 Welcome to Medicare Webinar to learn more about the program.

Technology Classes- Visit our training page to see all the exciting computer classes being offered over the next several months, including a one day job skill development program on August 29th.

Open Computer Labs  We will hold open computer labs for seniors on July 23, August 5, and August 26 from 1 pm -3 pm. The computers have Windows 7 Professional, Open Office, and access to the Internet. Come practice your computer skills. Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by calling 440-205-8111 ext 226.

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?