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**IMPORTANT UPDATE ON FARMERS MARKET COUPONS**

[June 25, 2019 - Mentor, OH] – The Lake County Council on Aging will once again be a distribution agent for the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). The program provides limited income seniors with ten $5 coupons ($50) that can be exchanged for eligible foods at area farmers’ markets. To be eligible for this program you must be a Lake County resident, age 60 or older with a household income (from all sources) of less than $23,107 for a ...
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APPLICATIONS & COUPONS for Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program will not be available until early July

SENIOR FARMERS MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM On June 14, 2019 we were notified that the applications and coupons for this program will not be available until early July. Please check the website for updates. If nothing is visible on the front page of the website, click the "News & Events" tab for more news. Please feel free to call the agency in early July for more information. Thank you ...
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Creating Joy for Lake County Seniors

[June 12, 2019– Mentor, OH] Lake County Council on Aging is hosting a ServeOhio Day project on Friday, June 21st at the Eastlake Senior Center located at 1580 East 332nd from 10am to 3pm. The ServeOhio Day project will engage youth and seniors in a JOY Collaboration of making handcrafted patriot greeting cards together to be delivered to our Meals on Wheels clients for the 4th of July Holiday.  This is an opportunity for young and old to spend time ...
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Council on Aging Volunteer Informational Sessions

[May 06, 2019 - Mentor, OH] Does this describe you? Enjoys talking with seniors and listening to their stories about the “old days”? Are you always cooking to ensure everyone has enough to eat? Do you love to shop? Do you feel most productive when you’re busy driving around town taking care of things to be done? Want to make someone smile today? If you answered yes to any of these questions, or if you’ve ever thought about helping someone ...
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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

[April 10, 2019 – Mentor, OH] The Lake County Council on Aging will partner again with the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging who administers the SFMNP, a program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) and the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA). Eligible participants of the SFMNP will receive $50.00 in coupons to purchase fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and honey from participating farmers; and now that spring ...
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Get your Walk Team Together!

[March 14, 2019 – Mentor, OH] 14th Annual March for Meals set for March 30th, 2019 The Lake County Council on Aging (LCCoA) announces their 14th Annual March for Meals event will take place on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 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 a.m. Funds raised stay local and are used to support five nutrition sites in Lake County serving ...
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Heating Assistance Available

[March 12, 2019 – Mentor, OH] Applications Due by March 31 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 ...
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A Hot Meal on a Cold Day for Lake County Seniors

[January 28, 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. We are looking for volunteers who can dedicate at least one day per week or every other week from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm approximately. If you are unable to ...
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2019 Lake County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Nominations Being Accepted

The Lake County Council on Aging is seeking nominations for the 25th Annual 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 to improve the community or the lives ...
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Share the Love with Vulnerable Seniors This Year

Exciting news! For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network is participating in the Subaru Share the Love Event. Over the past ten years, Subaru and its retailers have helped Meals on Wheels to deliver nearly 2 million meals nationwide to seniors in need. Why does Subaru support Meals on Wheels? Too many seniors are struggling to stay independent and healthy. One in four seniors lives alone in isolation and one in seven seniors might not know from ...
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