CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County now has a new hotline to better ensure area seniors and adults with disabilities can access the services they need. “In Cuyahoga County, we’ve worked hard to ensure that seniors and adults with disabilities get the best constituent services we can provide,” said Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – Are we taking care of our eyesight as we age?  Unfortunately, in a lot of cases the answer is no, according to Dr. David Miller. “Seniors in particular, on fixed incomes, may not seek out medical care, especially preventative care, like regular eye exams,” Dr. Miller said. And if the cost […]

EASTLAKE, Ohio – As the population of seniors grow, there is a greater need for a hot lunch-time meal during the week for the elderly. Volunteers at the Eastlake nutrition site help prepare hot lunches for seniors who otherwise can’t get out. “Not only is it a hot, well-balance lunch, it’s also a bit of […]

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown today applauded the expected news that Ohio’s nearly two million Social Security recipients will see a 3.5 percent increase in their Social Security benefits beginning in 2012. “The economic downturn has been particularly hard for seniors, who often struggle to balance the high cost of their prescriptions against grocery and utility […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A new survey conducted for the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center For a Secure RetirementSM reveals Cleveland as the fourth best city in the United States for senior living, just behind Minneapolis, Boston and Pittsburgh. Criteria in the areas of senior issues and gerontology identified the qualities for optimal senior […]