Senior Services

Tiffany Hunt, LSW

440-716-4264

 

Information and Referral

            The Senior Center Social Worker, Tiffany Hunt, LSW offers information and referral for a variety of subjects.  Please do not hesitate to call the Senior Center regarding information on Medicare, Medicaid, Senior Living, Adult Day Care, Utility Assistance, Transportation, or any other senior service you may be in need of.  The Senior Center refers to private companies and individuals in regards to services to seniors, including, but not limited to, home health aides and agencies, lawn care, snow removal, in home beauticians and barbers, and much more!

 

AARP Tax Assistance

            Beginning each year in January the North Olmsted Senior Center takes appointments for tax assistance.  This is a free service provided by AARP volunteers.  All appointments take place on Wednesdays beginning in February and continuing through until the last Wednesday before taxes are due.  Please call the Senior Center at 440-777-8100 to make an appointment.  If you have questions regarding your taxes please call the center on Wednesdays between 11:00-3:00 to speak with an AARP tax volunteer.

 

Memory Care Support Group

            A monthly dementia care group meets on the first Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m.  Individuals caring for someone with memory loss attend the meeting to support each other and gain knowledge from one another.  Facilitators from the Kemper House also participate in the group.

 

2015 Informational Programs: These programs are all offered at 12:15 after our hot lunch program.  RSVP is not required for the informational programs; however, registration and advance sign up is required for the lunch program.

            Osteoporosis – Presented by Pam Lanter, St. John Medical Center

Thursday, May 14th at 12:15 p.m.

            Health Monitoring and Technology – Presented by Tak Sato, Geek with a Heart

                        Thursday, July 16th at 12:15 p.m.

            Spirituality – Presented by Hospice of the Western Reserve

                        Thursday, September 17th at 12:15 p.m.

Medicare Update – Presented by Alicia Huddleston, Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program

            Thursday, October 8th at 12:15 p.m.

Arthritis – Presented by Jessica Rieder, St. John Medical Center

            Thursday, November 19th at 12:15 p.m.

 

2015 Health Screenings:

            The Senior Center offers a variety of health screenings including blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, hearing, glaucoma, skin cancer, and osteoporosis.

Below is a list of current scheduled screenings.  These screenings are all offered free of charge.

  • Blood Pressure Screenings – No appointments necessary.  Offered by St. John Medical Center, Fairview Hospital, Rae Ann Skilled Nursing,

 Every Monday from 10:00-11:30.

  • Bone Density Screenings – Please call for an appointment.

Thursday, May 14th from 9:00-11:00. Offered by St. John Medical Center

Tuesday, August 11th from 9:00-11:30.  Offered by Metro Health

  • Cholesterol & Glucose – No appointments or fasting necessary

Thursday, September 17th from 9:00-11:00.  Offered by St. John Medical Center

 

2015 Special Events & Educational Programs:

Health Care Fair

                        Wednesday, July 29th, 11:30am-1:30pm

            Free Open House to obtain information from approximately 50 vendors.  Free hot dogs and health screenings will also be offered.

AARP Safe Driver Training

                        Friday, September 4th, 9:00am-1:00pm

            Please RSVP.  Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members

International Food Cook Off

                        Wednesday, November 4th, 11:30am-1:00pm

                        Springvale Ballroom

                        Tickets: $5/per person

This annual fundraiser offers an opportunity for you to taste various dishes from around the world prepared by local senior living facilities.

Free Medicare Screenings

                        Thursday, November 12th, 9:30am-1:30pm

Please make an appointment for one-on-one counseling to review your 2016 Medicare plan options.  The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program representatives will provide this counseling.