Cleveland, Ohio 44114
The Department of Aging operates in partnership with the Aging and Disability Network, coordinated by the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging. The ADRC provides information on a broad range of programs and services, helps people understand long term care options, helps people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for publicly-funded long term care. These services can be provided on site, via phone, or through a home visit, whichever is more convenient to the individual seeking help. Resources include health care, transportation, in-home support, nutrition services, counseling, home repair, and benefits support. Crisis intervention and information regarding legal and financial exploitation are also available. Numerous senior health and social services are available, including benefits check-up, supportive services, resource guide, exercise program, senior centers, and assistance with Medicare and Medicaid. House and Home program offers home maintenance and safety modifications; housekeeping and chore services; senior and low income housing; assisted living and nursing homes. Legal services assist with abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation, guardianship, and power of attorney. Financial assistance, transportation, senior education programs, housing, and safety services are available. Safety services include telephone reassurance, senior guest house, emergency preparedness, and chore services. Cleveland Bed Bug Assistance Program for Seniors helps limited income seniors with the extermination of bed bugs. Senior Advisory Council advises the Department of Aging and helps shape local policy and programs.
Benefits information: 216-664-3418 Information and Assistance: 216-664-4383 Long Term Options Counseling: 216-420-7655