Guide to Senior Care Resources Near Avon, Ohio
Senior Resources Near Avon, Ohio
Our mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's®
The Alzheimer's Association provides care and support
The Alzheimer's Association provides services to individuals and families in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain counties. Our support groups are led by staff and trained volunteers and are offered regularly. Our education programs for the public, both online and in person, feature information on topics such as diagnosis, warning signs, communication, living with Alzheimer's disease and caregiving techniques.
The Alzheimer's Association advocates for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer's
The Association is the leading voice for Alzheimer's disease advocacy, making the need for Alzheimer's care, education and research is heard at every level of government, including Columbus.
Join us by becoming an advocate.
The Alzheimer's Association accelerates research across the globe.
As the largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is committed to accelerating the global progress toward methods of treatment, prevention and ultimately, a cure.
The Alzheimer's Association is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donor-supported organization. Programs and services are made possible through contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations. The chapter uses 77% of funds raised for programs, services and research efforts.
How to contact us
Our 24/7 Helpline serves people with memory loss, caregivers, health care professionals and the public, providing reliable information and support to all who need assistance. Call us toll-free anytime day or night at 800.272.3900.
23215 Commerce Park, Suite 300
Beachwood, OH 44122
8522 East Ave.
Mentor, OH 44060
37309 Harvest Dr.
Avon, OH 44011
Direct dial numbers:
To make a donation: 216.342.5569
Programs and services: 216.342.5570
Walk to End Alzheimer's®/annual dinner: 216.342.5567
Lorain County Office on Aging improves the health, well-being and independence of Lorain County residents by serving vulnerable aging individuals & other adults with special needs.
WHAT WE DO
The Lorain County Office on Aging strives to improve the health of seniors & disabled adults through: assessment, benefits assistance, support services to remain independent for as long as possible, linkage/referral, transportation assistance, home food delivery, housekeeping, chore assistance, food pantry services, volunteer placement, kinship services and Senior Years newspaper.
DO YOU KNOW AN OLDER ADULT WHO NEEDS HELP?
Please call the Lorain County Office on Aging at (440) 326-4800.
ARE YOU STRUGGLING TO PAY HEATING BILLS THROUGHOUT THE WINTER? CALL AGING & DISABILITY RESOURCE NETWORK (ADRN) AT (440) 326-4800
Lorain County Office on Aging offers assistance applying for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) to eligible adults who are disabled or 60+ and live in Lorain County. Eligibility is based on income.
To see if you are eligible to receive Home Energy Assistance to help pay your utility bills, please call:
Lorain County Office on Aging
Monday - Friday (8:00a - 4:30p)
Are You Over 60 or Disabled & Unsure Where to Turn for Help?
Call Lorain County Office on Aging, at (440) 326-4800, Today!
Do you know a senior or disabled adult who is struggling to maintain their health, well-being and independence?
Our Aging & Disability Resource Network (ADRN) offers a variety of services to connect you with benefits and resources needed to protect your health and remain independent, in your home.
Call today and a highly trained Information & Assistance Counselor will work with you to determine services you (or an eligible family member) are eligible to receive and help connect you with services to help maintain seniors and disabled adults maintain their health and independence. The Lorain County Office on Aging also provides follow-up services to make sure you get all of the services you are eligible to receive.
To learn more about how Lorain County Office on Aging’s ADRN can help, please call our
Information & Assistance Counselor at (440) 326-4800
Food Pantry Services
Lorain County Office on Aging operates Food Pantries at two of its locations.
Main Office – Elyria
320 N. Gateway Blvd, 2nd Floor, Elyria, Ohio 44035
Contact– Sue at 440) 326-4800
Northeast Satellite Office
4575 Lake Avenue, Sheffield Lake, Ohio 44054
Contact – Marge at (440) 949-8146
Meals on Wheels
Lorain County Office on Aging-Ne provides Meals on Wheels and emergency food bank for the Avon, Avon Lake, Sheffield Lake and Sheffield Village communities. For additional services offered through our agency including Benefits Counseling, Information and assistance, and Options Counseling please call 440-949-8146.
Monday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
E-mail Maricia Farr
SENIOR RIDE PROGRAMS- CITY OF AVON SENIOR TRANSPORTATION
Service description: Provides transportation to doctor appointments, dentist appointments, shopping, and other errands.
Intake procedure: Call for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Eligibility: Serves individuals with disabilities and older adults age 55 and over in the City of Avon.
Hours:Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 3:00pm, by appointment.
Documents required: Passenger Transportation Information Form.
Services: Disability Related Transportation, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation, Senior Ride Programs
Site hours: Varies
- When the weather is bad, the Senior Center will be closed and notification will be listed on Channel 3 and Channel 5's news stations closing lists. When in doubt call the Senior Center, closing information will be on the answering machine. Transportation's services will run only if road conditions are deemed safe.
Long Term Care Ombudsman
Serving Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain & Medina Counties in northeast Ohio
2800 Euclid Avenue, Suite 600,
Cleveland , Ohio , 44115
800-365-3112 • 216-696-2719
Investigates complaints of abuse and provides placement services for persons seeking long term care services.
Long Term Care Ombudsman supports people who use long term care services. Our certified staff and volunteers provide information for consumers to help them identify, select, and connect with appropriate long term services. We investigate concerns and complaints related to long term care services and advocate for better long term care systems and a higher quality of care and life for consumers. All of our services are free.
If there is a medical and or vision condition that may affect driving, a two-part driver license may be required. A two-part driver license includes:
- The driver license
- A medical restriction card indicating the driver's requirements that must be carried with the license
If a driver has an existing medical or vision condition, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will mail an Exam Station Request for Statement of Physician (form BMV 2310) 45-60 days before the driver's requirement is due. The form must be completed and signed by a doctor and returned to the BMV.
The BMV will mail the driver a new medical card and/or letter of instruction based on information listed on the form. If additional testing is required, the driver must take his or her letter of instruction to a driver exam station for testing. He or she also may be required to visit a deputy registrar license agency for a replacement license to be issued.
Medicaid for Older Adults and People with Disabilities
Ohio Medicaid offers a span of programs for older adults and people with disabilities to assist with medical expenses. These programs provide health care coverage consisting of primary and acute-care benefit packages along with long-term care. Working Ohioans with disabilities may be interested in the Medicaid Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities program.
When applying for this type of Medicaid, proof of income, resources, age or disability, citizenship (if not a U.S. citizen) and other health insurance is required. Applicants can ask an authorized representative to apply on their behalf.
- Age 65 or older, or
- Considered legally blind, or
- An individual with a disability (as classified by the Social Security Administration), and
- Must meet basic requirements
Who Qualifies for Coverage?
The following individuals may qualify for Medicaid coverage in Ohio:
- Individuals with low-income
- Pregnant women, infants, and children
- Older adults
- Individuals with disabilities
To be eligible for coverage, you must:
- Be a United States citizen or meet Medicaid citizenship requirements. Your local county Job and Family Services office can help to explain these requirements and can help get you enrolled.
- Have or get a Social Security number.
- Be an Ohio resident.
- Meet financial requirements. Even if you are not sure that you or your family will qualify for coverage, you should still apply. Learn more about the financial requirements of different programs or view examples of financial eligibility by monthly income for children, families and adults or aged, blind or disabled individuals.