Lake County Council on Aging

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

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Hall of Fame Nomination for 2021

Lake County Senior Citizens’ 2021 Hall of Fame Nomination Criteria & Form Senior Citizen Hall of Fame Nomination Form Established in 1994, The Hall of Fame is supported by the Lake County Council on Aging through its mission, vision and values to enrich the lives of Lake County seniors. The Hall of Fame inductee(s) will be selected by a neutral, impartial panel of judges. The Hall of Fame: Publicly honors outstanding older Lake County residents Recognizes their vital contributions to ...
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Need for Meals on Wheels Drivers and Kitchen Help!

The Lake County Council on Aging’s “Meals on Wheels” program is in need of volunteer drivers to deliver meals and volunteers to assist in the kitchen packing meals. We are looking for volunteers who can commit to deliver meals or help in the kitchen at least one day per week. As we anticipate senior centers re-opening the need for volunteers on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday increases. Meals on Wheels volunteers are needed at all five locations; Madison, Painesville, ...
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Homecare Program for Lake County Seniors

Seniors living in Lake County who need assistance with personal care, bathing, meal prep, light housecleaning, laundry and other essential tasks have an option for assistance if they meet eligibility requirements. The 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 the comfort and security of their own home. This ...
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March for Meals goes Virtual in 2021

16th Annual March for Meals is a Month Long Celebration [March 10, 2021 - Mentor, OH] - The Lake County Council on Aging (LCCoA) announces their 16th Annual March for Meals event will take place virtually the entire month of March, running through March 28, 2021.   Funds raised stay local and are used to support five nutrition sites in Lake County serving Meals on Wheels to home bound seniors; as well as the meals provided at senior Lunch Place sites.  ...
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Great Grocery Giveaway

Lake County Council on Aging in Conjunction with Western Reserve Area on Aging and Dave’s Markets Launches Great Grocery Giveaway The Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA), in partnership with Dave’s Markets, is launching the “Great Grocery Giveaway,” throughout its five county service area.  They have partnered with the Lake County Council on Aging for a Grocery Giveaway next Tuesday, January 26th at the Willowick Senior Center, 321 E. 314th Street, from 9AM until 5PM. Registration through the Western ...
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Heating Assistance Available

Application Deadline: May 31, 2021 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) 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. Ohioans can visit www.energyhelp.ohio.gov to apply online, download a ...
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Sharing the Love this Holiday Season – Meals on Wheeles & Subaru

Lake County Council on Aging joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America, Inc. in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season   [December 9, 2020 - Mentor, OH] – The Lake County Council on Aging is proud to announce that it will be participating in the 2020 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 campaign. From November 19, 2020, through ...
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Help with Medicare Open Enrollment

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 15 through December 7th. Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D) and Medicare Advantage plans change every year, and 2021 brings some big changes! For the first time ever, those diagnosed with ESRD will be able to enroll in a Medicare Advantage Plan for 2021 during the Annual Open Enrollment period. There ...
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Lake County Health District recommends Senior Centers remain closed until 2021

The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, and the Lake County General Health District (LCGHD) is taking proactive steps to make the best decisions with the best information available to protect the public’s health, especially among older adults. With support of the Board of Health, Lake County General Health District recommends Lake County Senior Centers remain closed until January 1, 2021. At that time, this decision will be reassessed. This will minimize risk, prevent unintentional infection, and ...
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Virtual Medicare Information Sessions

Virtual Medicare Information Sessions to Help Ohioans During Open Enrollment Department of Insurance to provide Medicare Webinars beginning September 14. COLUMBUS –As the Medicare open enrollment period approaches, Governor Mike DeWine and Department of Insurance Interim Director Tynesia Dorsey are encouraging Ohioans on Medicare to review their prescription drug and health insurance options to ensure their plan fits their needs and budget. This year, Open Enrollment for the 2021 plan year starts October 15 and ends December 7. The Ohio Senior ...
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