Elder care

AARP 601 E St. NW Washington, DC 20049 888-687-2277
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

AARP

601 E St. NW

Washington, DC 20049

888-687-2277

aarp.org

Eldercare Locator

800-677-1116

eldercare.gov

A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers.

Golden Buckeye card

800-422-1976

goldenbuckeye.com

Terra Community College Elder College

2830 Napoleon Road

Fremont

334-8400, ext. 252

ElderCollege is a membership organization for age 50 and older, regardless of educational background. There are no tests or grades, although a few classes do have assignments.

ERIE COUNTY

Erie County Senior Center

620 E. Water St.

Sandusky

626-2560

Services include, but not limited to: Meals on Wheels, health screening services, home support services, telephone assistance, outreach services, luncheons, general entertainment, activities/crafts, computer classes and lab.

EHCAC Senior Transportation Program with Sandusky Transit

908 S. Depot St.

Sandusky

626-6540

Provides one-way trips for qualified seniors to doctors, shopping, and errands. Call for times.

Firelands Regional Medical Center Senior Saver Program

2020 Hayes Ave.

Sandusky

557-7722

For hospital guests older than 60 or on Medicare. A free program that offers personal financial savings, and provides additional services and information.

Firelands Regional Medical Center Transportation Program

557-7052

Free transportation for the disabled, Medicare and Senior Saver patients living in Sandusky and surrounding townships who require services of the hospital. Minimum 24-hour notice required; the van is not available on weekends or holidays. Not intended for emergencies. Must be mobile. Call to schedule time.

Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program

Firelands Regional Medical

Center South Campus

1912 Hayes Ave.

Sandusky

557-7052

Free health insurance information and services to Medicare beneficiaries and the people that care for them. Call for an appointment.

Serving Our Seniors

310 Boalt St.

Sandusky

624-1856 or 800-564-1856

Services include, but not limited to, problem solving and advocacy, rural home-delivered meals, personal care and housekeeping, affordable medication program, emergency home repair ramp program, rural luncheon socials, out-of-town medical transportation, handyman.

Dial-a-Ride

1545 Huron St.

Huron

433-7433

Offered 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Anywhere in the city of Huron and Huron Township, for age 60-older. 24-hour notice required, one week preferred.

HURON COUNTY

Huron County Services for Aging

130 Shady Lane Drive

Norwalk

668-6245

sfaconnection.org

Services include, but not limited to, transportation, meals and CHORE. (Helping Hands.)

Willard Senior Services/Senior Center

Ohio 103

Willard

933-4701

OTTAWA COUNTY

Port Clinton Senior Center/Dining Site

320 E. Third St.

Port Clinton

734-1481