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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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New Personal Care Program for Seniors

Council on Aging Launches New Personal Care Program for Seniors [November 6, 2019 - Mentor, OH] – By 2030, one in three individuals residing in Lake County will be 60 years of age or older. In a continuing effort to position the county to handle this increasing senior population, the Board of Lake County Commissioners is partnering with the Lake County Council on Aging on a new initiative. This service, titled the Non-Medical In-Home Care Program, will provide two hours ...
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Medicare Check-up Opportunities

[October 8, 2019 - 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 15 through December 7th. Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (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 Medicare options can be overwhelming but you don’t have to do ...
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Painesville ‘Lunch Place’ Opens September 30th

Make reservations by September 25th to enjoy first week of meals [September 13, 2019 - Mentor, OH] - The Lake County Council on Aging is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of its newest ‘Lunch Place’ senior dining opportunity at the Painesville Nutrition Site located within the Extended Housing Wellness Center, 270 E. Main Street in downtown Painesville.  A weekday meal will be served at 11:30 a.m. to eligible seniors aged 60 years or older.  Spouses of any age or ...
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September is Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month; Volunteer Service that Supports Seniors [September 11, 2019 – Mentor, OH] – September is a great time to begin a volunteer activity that supports the healthy aging of Lake County seniors. Since 1972, Lake County Council on Aging has been providing seniors with services and opportunities that help enable them to achieve an optimal, self-defined quality of life.  Lake County Council on Aging promotes healthy aging every month of the year for the seniors served ...
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Registration for the 2019 Aging in Lake County Conference is now open!

Registration for the 2019 Aging in Lake County Conference is now open! Please click here for conference details including the mail-in registration form to pay by check. We are excited to offer the option of paying by credit card this year! To register and pay by credit card, please visit Eventbrite. Registration deadline is Friday, September 20 ...
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Non-Medical In-Home Care Program Request for Proposal Application

[August 23, 2019 – Mentor, OH] The Lake County Council on Aging has published the Request for Proposal application for the new “Non-Medical In-Home Care Program” This in-home care program will allow for a weekly visit from a home care aide to provide basic assistance with activities of daily living such as personal care and light housekeeping. This supports the goal of older adults having the services and supports they need to “age in place” and to be maintained in ...
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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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