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Senior Citizen's Guide to Southwest Ohio

Senior Organizations in Southwest Ohio

business profile Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio
175 Tri County Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45246
513-721-1025 / 800-252-0155 (toll free)
www.help4seniors.org

— Ohio's designated Area Agency on Aging for Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties. PASSPORT and Elderly Services Program -  Services to help older adults stay in their homes. Support and training for family caregivers. Information about resources in the community. Advice on planning for future care needs. Since 1971 - a trusted source for Answers on Aging.

 


AARP
601 E. Street NW, Washington D.C. • 1-888-687-2277 • www.aarp.org

Administration on Aging
202-619-0724 • www.aoa.dhhs.gov
— The AoA is the official Federal agency dedicated to policy development, planning and delivery of supportive home and community-based services to older persons and their caregivers through the national aging network. There are links to many other important information sites.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
877-267-2323 • www.cms.gov
— Provides information about Medicare-covered home care services

Easter Seal Society
Cincinnati: 513-821-9890
Dayton: 937-461-4800
— The Easter Seal Society provides programs & services for people with disabilities. Senior citizens may contact our Social Service Department for further information.

Eldercare Locator Service
1- 800-677-1116 • www.eldercare.gov
— A good place to start looking for services for other states. It gives the names of local organizations that offer legal, financial, health-care and other services for older adults. The service operates form 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday.

Jewish Family Service • 513-469-1188
— Services designed to help older adults maintain their independence. They help in determining their needs and offer links to services.

LIHEAP • 800-692-7462
— Federally funded energy assistance.

Medicare
1-800-MEDICARE • www.medicare.gov
— This is the official U.S. Government website for Medicare information.

National Medicare Hotline • 1-800-638-6933

National Hospice Organization • 1-800-658-8898

Ohio Council for Home Care
6230 Bush Blvd., Ste. 460 • Columbus, OH 43229 • 614-885-0434 • www.homecareohio.org
— OCHC represents 300 plus home health agencies in the state of Ohio.

Ohio Department of Aging
50 W. Broad St., 9th Fl. • Columbus, OH 43215 • 614-466-5500 • www.goldenbuckeye.com
— Provides information about services, programs and events available for older adults in Ohio.

Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street • Columbus, OH 43266 • 614-466-3543 • www.odh.state.oh.us
— Provides a list of Ohio Medicare-certified agencies and facilities and information about the survey process.

Ohio Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
1646 West Lane Ave., Ste. 2 • Columbus, OH 43221 • 614-485-0021 • www.ohpco.org
— Provides information on hospice services and other death and dying information. Obtain copies of Advance Directives on the website.

United Way
Greater Cincinnati: 3458 Reading Road • 513-281-9955
Dayton: 184 Salem Ave • 937-220-6650
— These programs help the elderly remain independent in their own homes and neighborhoods through nutrition, social activities, quality healthcare and other services.

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