Ottawa, Ohio 45875
Services offered by the Putnam County Council on Aging include transportation to medical appointments in Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties, grocery shopping, elderly day care, senior dining centers, trips to social service agencies, for personal business, and to visit hospitals or nursing homes. Chore services are available to those older persons who are unable to arrange or perform household tasks necessary to remain in their own homes. Chore services performed include simple household repair, heavy housecleaning, and seasonal needs. An Outreach Specialist is available to meet with seniors and assist with paperwork and provide information on community services or benefits. A caregiver resource library is available at the office and caregiver resource links are available online. Services also include telephone reassurance and information and referral.