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Retirement

National Down Syndrome Society

Telephone: 800-221-4602 (Monday-Friday, 9AM ET- 5PM ET)

Fax: 646-870-9320

Email: info@ndss.org

https://www.ndss.org/about-down-syndrome/publications/

Alzheimer’s groups:

https://alz.org/

The Alzheimer's Association provides free care and support services to those living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, as well as their caregivers.

https://alz.org/eastohio?set=1

Alzheimer Network of Youngstown

Provides information on Alzheimer's disease and referral to community services. Offers support groups, educational programs, individual/family meetings, printed materials and referral to research programs.

4214 Market Street

Youngstown, OH 44512

(330) 788-9755

https://Alzarnet.org/

Jewish Community Center of Youngstown

505 Gypsy Lane
Youngstown, OH 44504

Laura Weymer
Phone: (330) 746-3250 ex.299
Email: lweymer@jewishyoungstown.org

Silver sneakers exercise programs run through Medicare for Adults 65 or older or other healthcare providers that offers daily low impact exercise classes and aquatic classes. Specialized classes for people with a diagnosis of Parkinson's.

www.jccyoungstown.org

Direction Home of Eastern Ohio

1030 N. Meridian Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44509

Cassandra Valentini
Phone: 330-505-2300
Email: cvalentini@dheo.org

Resources on aging & disabilities for people who are over 65 years old to include personal care, caregiver support, senior centers, mobile meals, case manager, help with Medicaid/Medicare.

www.dheo.org

The Golden Buckeye program has been helping older Ohioans and other eligible adults make community connections for more than four decades. Nearly 2.5 million Ohioans are eligible for the Golden Buckeye card, including all Ohioans age 60 or older, as well as adults age 18-59 who have disabilities as defined by Social Security.

Visit website for more information.

https://aging.ohio.gov/GoldenBuckeye

https://aging.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/aging/about-us/learn-about-golden-buckeye

Submit completed applications by:

1. Filling out electronically or scanning completed application and email it to: GoldenBuckeyeApps@age.ohio.gov

2. Mailing completed form to: Golden Buckeye Program | 246 N High St., 1st Floor | Columbus, OH 43215-2406

3. Faxing to: 1-877-767-9954

The Golden Buckeye program is a service of the Ohio Department of Aging. For assistance using the card or for referral to local services and supports, please call 1-800-422-1976.

CarePathways

Supports for family members to include home care, adult day care, cancer care, Alzheimer’s care, Hospice care, facility based care (nursing home ratings).

Check out website for support:

https://www.carepathways.com/

Austintown Senior Center

112 Westchester Dr, Austintown, OH 44515

(330) 953-1416

The center is designed to provide friendship, exercise, activities, nutrition, and information to the 1 in 4 residents of Mahoning County who are at least 60 years of age. From corn hole to computers to yoga, fencing and line dancing to painting classes and discussion groups and everything in between, we are excited to have you here and a part of our community

https://www.austintownseniorcenter.org/

Mahoning County Senior Center - Sebring

306 W Texas Avenue

Sebring, OH 44672

(330) 938-2590

Mon-Fri 8am-1pm

Provides information and referral, out-reach and advocacy for senior citizens. Social activities and recreation. Senior fun day with games and lunch, fitness and exercise open to everyone on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

McGuffey Centre - Senior Programs

1649 Jacobs Road

Youngstown, OH 44505

(330) 744-4377

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Senior social, health and wellness programs, crafts, and lunch program for seniors.

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Senior Services - MYCAP

1325 Fifth Avenue

Youngstown, OH 44504

330) 747-7921

Mon-Thu 7:30am-6pm; Closed Fri. Appointments 8am-5:30pm

Offer bi-weekly activities. Program designed to promote health, wellness, and financial literacy to eligible low-income age 60 or older.

www.mycaphelp.com

Aging websites:

Ohio Department of Aging

www.goldenbuckeye.com

Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging

www.ohioaging.org

AARP

www.aarp.org

American Society of Aging

www.asaging.org

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

www.cms.gov

National Council of Aging

www.ncoa.org

Senior legal assistance (Free)

www.proseniors.org

Social Security Administration

www.ssa.gov

Ohio Attorney General

www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov