Lake County Council on Aging

(440) 205-8111
8520 East Ave, Mentor, OH 44060
9:00-4:30 Monday-Friday

Welcome!

The Lake County Council on Aging of Ohio offers programs for those age 60 and over including: Information and Referral, Social Work Services, Meals on Wheels, In-Home Safety, Homemaker Services, and much more. Our non-profit agency is also an Aging and Disability Resource Center, serving individuals with disabilities who are age 18 and over. View our Service Directory Brochure.

50th Anniversary of Council on Aging

The Lake County Council on Aging has marked its 50th Anniversary year! Please click here to watch our anniversary video, meet five current and past board presidents, and learn a little history about the COA as they reflect on 50 years of our organizations impact on the Lake County community!

Quick Links

ADRC

Aging & Disability
Resource Center

NUTRITION

Meals on Wheels
The Lunch Place

SOCIAL WORK

Assessment
and Support

HOME MAKER

Light Housekeeping
Service

VOLUNTEER

Opportunities
Available

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News

Heating Assistance Available

Heating Assistance Available – Application Deadline: May 31, 2023

The Ohio Department of Development and the Lake County Council on Aging want to remind senior citizens in Ohio that assistance is available to help with their home energy bills. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps Ohioans at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines pay their heating bills.

Applied directly to the customer’s utility or bulk fuel bill, the benefit can help manage heating costs. Senior citizens may go to their local Area Agency on Aging office for help with assembling the required documents and completing their ...
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Senior Services Levy Issue 5 Passes

Voters of Lake County show great support to seniors once again

We wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to the voters of Lake County for your support of the Senior Services Levy, Issue 5.  Passage of the levy reflects the community’s commitment and sense of responsibility to its senior population and ensures continued critical services to keep seniors safe in their own homes.

Issue 5 passed with 75% voter approval, one of the highest ratings since it first appeared on the ballot in 1992.  The Senior Services Levy funds many important programs including home delivered and congregate meals, home ...
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Meals on Wheels
BLIZZARD BAG FOOD DRIVE
Stuff the Subaru Trunk

Friday, December 9, 11am – 1pm
At Lake County Council on Aging
8520 East Ave, Mentor

The Lake County Council on Aging Meals on Wheels program provides daily nutritious meals, companionship and critical safety checks to Lake County’s homebound seniors to combat hunger and isolation. Blizzard bags provide 2-3 days of emergency food for use when MOW is unable to deliver due to winter weather or other emergency.

CAN YOU HELP US?
The Council on Aging is teaming up with Subaru dealers and the Lake County Senior Services Coalition to collect READY-TO-EAT, non-perishable food items for emergency “Blizzard Bags”.

Shelf-stable, ready-to-eat food items will be distributed to home delivered meal seniors who are unable to stock their own emergency food pantry. Single serve containers that may be opened without a can opener are desired.

• Canned tuna or chicken
• Peanut butter
• Cheese or peanut butter crackers
• Single serving soups
• Single serving canned pasta
• Canned pasta, chili or stew
• Packaged dried fruit, nuts or trail mix
• Macaroni and cheese
• Single serve Protein drinks
• Boxed drinks and juice boxes
• Vienna sausages/Canned meat
• Cereal
• Individual packets of oatmeal
• Canned vegetables and fruit
• Granola and cereal bars
• Applesauce and fruit cups
• Pudding or Jello cups

*Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased from November 17,2022 through January 3, 2023, to four national charities designated by the purchaser or lessee. For every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased during the campaign period, participating retailers will donate $250 to their registered Charities. Purchasers/lessees must make their charity designations by January 3, 2023.. See your local Subaru retailer for details or visit subaru.com/share. Donations made by Subaru of America, Inc. for Meals on Wheels America will be divided between participating Meals on Wheels organizations, including Lake County Council on Aging.