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HEAP Summer Crisis Program Starts July 1st

Beginning July 1, the Ohio Development Services Agency and Lake County Council on Aging will help income-eligible Ohioans maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program. The program helps eligible Ohioans pay an electric bill, purchase an air conditioning unit or fan, or pay for central air conditioning repairs. This year, the program will run from July 1 until September 30, 2020. “In years past, the Council on Aging has assisted Lifeline, Inc., Lake County’s Community ...
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Ohio Updates Application Process for Energy Assistance Programs in response to COVID-19

The Ohio Development Services Agency (Development) and the Lake County Council on Aging are working to help keep Ohioans safe during this time of emergency. Recently, Governor Mike DeWine declared a state of emergency regarding COVID-19, and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH has issued orders to limit social interactions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Effective immediately, those wishing to apply for HEAP or PIPP can call the Lake County Council on Aging for assistance with ...
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Notification of Cancellation: 2020 March for Meals

[March 13, 2020 - Mentor, OH] - In response to the growing concerns and suggested safeguards associated with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Lake County Council on Aging has made the decision to cancel our 2020 March for Meals event scheduled for Saturday, March 21st at the Great Lakes Mall. The community support we have received for March for Meals has been overwhelming and we thank everyone who sponsored, donated to or planned on participating in the event.  The health and safety ...
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New Homecare Program for Lake County Seniors

[March 9, 2020 - Mentor, OH] - Seniors living in Lake County who need assistance with personal care, bathing, meal prep, light housecleaning, laundry and other essential tasks now have a new option for assistance if they meet eligibility requirements. This non-medical program, administered through the Lake County Council on Aging, currently has several openings available for seniors, 60 and over. Non-medical care can significantly improve a senior’s ability to maintain independence and allow them to continue to live in ...
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Get your Walk Team Together and Walk With Us!

15th Annual March for Meals set for March 21st, 2020 [March 4, 2019 - Mentor, OH] - The Lake County Council on Aging (LCCoA) announces their 15th Annual March for Meals event will take place on Saturday, March 21st, 2020 at the Great Lakes Mall in Mentor. The Food Court doors open at 8:00am for registration and the event runs from 8:30am until 10:00 am. Funds raised stay local and are used to support five nutrition sites in Lake County ...
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Heating Assistance Available

Applications Deadline: March 31, 2020 The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Lake County Council on Aging want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available to help with their home energy bills. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides Ohioans at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty level with a benefit to help pay their heating bills. Applied directly to the customer’s utility or bulk fuel bill, the benefit can help manage heating costs during the cold winter ...
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Nominations Sought for Lake County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

[January 15, 2020 - Mentor, OH] - The Lake County Council on Aging is seeking nominations for the Lake County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. Established in 1994, the Hall of Fame is a tribute to seniors who have generously given their time and energy to improve the quality of life in their communities or the county at large. Their contributions can be from their professional lives, or through volunteer work. Judging will focus on the nominee’s contributions toward improving ...
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Lake County Council on Aging joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru

The twelfth annual Subaru Share the Love® Event will help deliver nutritious meals and compassion to Lake County’s seniors November 26, 2019 (Mentor, Ohio) – The Lake County Council on Aging is proud to announce that it will be participating in The 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the promotion. From November 14, 2019, through January 2, 2020, for every ...
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Can You Lend a Hand?

Can You Lend a Hand? A Hot Meal on a Cold Day for Lake County Seniors [November 13, 2019 – Mentor, OH] - The Lake County Council on Aging delivers nutritious hot meals to seniors in the Eastlake, Wickliffe, Painesville, Madison and Mentor areas at 10:30 am Monday through Friday. Volunteers are generous individuals who make the hot meal a reality for seniors in our community. Your help is urgently needed. We are looking for volunteers who can dedicate at ...
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Heating Assistance Available 

[November 7, 2019 - Mentor, OH] – Heating Assistance Available  - Application Deadline: March 31, 2020 The Ohio Development Services Agency wants to remind Ohioans that assistance is available to help with their home energy bills. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps Ohioans at or below 175% 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. This is not an emergency program ...
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