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.

 

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.

 

2016 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. 

The Shingles Virus – Presented by Andrew Young, Medical Student

Thursday, January 21st at 12:15 p.m.

Dieting Fads – Presented by Katie Hummer, Dietitian at Life Care Centers

Thursday, March 10th at 12:15 p.m.

Adapting to Change – Presented by Bob Piovarchy from the Far West Center

Thursday, April 28th at 12:15 p.m.

Be Your Own Advocate – Presented by Paul Forthofer from St. John Outreach

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

 

2016 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.
  • Hearing Screening, Ear Wax Cleaning, Hearing Aid Cleaning –No appointments necessary.
    Thursday, February 4th from 9:30-11:30. Offered by HearWright
  • Cholesterol & Glucose – No appointments or fasting necessary
    Thursday, February 18th from 9:30-11:30.  Offered by St. John Medical Center
  • Bone Density Screenings –No appointments necessary.
    Tuesday, May 24th from 9:30-11:30. Offered by St. John Medical Center
    Thursday, September 8th from 9:30-11:30.  Offered by St. John Medical Center

 

2016 Special Events & Educational Programs:

Medicaid Planning Lunch & Learn:  RSVP to Tiffany at 440-777-8100
Wednesday, February 10th at 12:00pm
Medicaid Planning provided by Perla Law Firm

 

Senior Financial Workshops: Please RSVP to Tiffany at 440-777-8100

Monday, April 18th, 10:30am-12:00pm

Recognizing & Avoiding Elder Financial Exploitation Part 1

Monday, April 25th, 10:30am-12:00pm
Recognizing & Avoiding Elder Financial Exploitation Part 2

Monday, May 2nd, 10:30am-12:00pm
Budgeting & Goal Setting

Monday, May 9th, 10:30am-12:00pm
Understanding Credit & Debt

Monday, May 16th, 10:30am-12:00pm
Building Savings & Protecting Assets

Monday, May 23rd, 10:30am-12:00pm
Creating an Action Plan

 

Health Care Fair

Wednesday, July 27th, 11:30am-1:30pm
Free Open House to obtain information from approximately 50 vendors.  Free hot dogs and health screenings will also be offered.

International Food Cook Off
Wednesday, November 2nd, 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.