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LakeHealth Foundation Art Auction to Benefit LCCoA

Stella's Art Gallery and Lighthouse Advisers have teamed up for their next art auction to benefit Lake Health Foundation.  Funds from the Art Auction will specifically benefit a new initiative being launched in 2019 as a partnership between LakeHealth and the Lake County Council on Aging - a Discharge Meal Program - which will provide elderly patients identified as food-insecure warm meals daily for up to 14 days following discharge from either TriPoint Medical Center or West Medical Center. Bid ...
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Can you Deliver a Hot Meal to a Senior in Lake County?

[October 16, 2018 – Mentor, OH] - The Lake County Council on Aging is seeking volunteers for “Meals on Wheels”. A number of locations have immediate urgent needs and others will have needs as winter arrives and volunteers travel south. We are looking for volunteers who can deliver nutritious meals to seniors in Eastlake, Wickliffe, Painesville, Madison and Mentor. Those interested are asked to dedicate at least one day per week or every other week from 10:30am to 12:30pm approximately ...
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Medicare Check-up Opportunities

[October 15, 2018 - Mentor, OH] –The Lake County Council on Aging is reminding Medicare-eligible individuals of the free counseling assistance available to them and their caregivers during Medicare Open Enrollment which occurs annually October 15th through December 7th If you are on Medicare, this is the time to review your plan as Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans change every year.  If you aren’t reviewing your coverage annually, you could be missing out on big savings! Understanding your ...
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Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15th through December 7th annually. This is your opportunity to review your Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan. Plans change from year to year so it is important to review your coverage options to ensure you have the best fit for your needs. You can call to set up a one-on-one appointment with one of our trained OSHIIP volunteers to better understand your options. Please note that appointments are required during Open Enrollment. Please ...
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2018 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)

**All of the Vouchers for the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program have been distributed. ** A waitlist has been started as we may get additional vouchers later in the summer. You must submit a signed application to the Council on Aging in order to be added to the wait list. Applications will only be accepted through July 31, 2018. The 2018 SFMNP application is available HERE to print and copy.  The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is supported by Federal funds ...
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Event

Elder Abuse is often described as a silent epidemic. Victims are often too intimidated or embarrassed to reach out and observers don't want to get involved. One study reports only 1 in 15 cases of elder abuse is reported. This means many victims suffer in silence. An estimated 2,160 older Lake County adults experience abuse, neglect or exploitation each year. The Association of Specialists in Aging and the Lake County Council on Aging are hosting an Elder Abuse Awareness Event ...
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Vision 2020, Our Strategic Plan

The Board of Directors of the Lake County Council on Aging have unanimously adopted a new strategic plan to guide the organization in its planning, activities, and initiatives over the next four years.  The plan, entitled “Vision 2020 “, was developed over several months with the input of county officials, representatives from community service agencies, the Senior Citizens Advisory Panel, recipients of LCCoA services, staff members and a sampling of the seniors of Lake County.  Click here to view a ...
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Welcome to Medicare

As a part of the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP), the Lake County Council on Aging will be offering ‘Welcome to Medicare’ presentations during May and June.  These presentations are geared toward those who are turning 65 or otherwise eligible for Medicare in 2018, with the goal to provide unbiased information and education about Medicare.  Since more and more people are working past age 65, there are three presentations offered in the evening.  Click here to see the ...
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2015 Senior Needs Assessment Final Report

In October, 2015 the Lake County Commissioners and Senior Citizens Advisory Panel released the findings of a senior citizens needs assessment entitled “Lake County Ohio Senior Citizens: Today Tomorrow and in the Future”. The final report and operational plan is available through this link: 2015 Senior Needs Assessment   ...
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