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Department on Aging April Updates

Eileen Needs, one of the many home delivered meal volunteer drivers,makes sure our homebound seniors receive meals every day. (MP Photo/

By Jessica Boalt, Director

Given the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus and more specifically the concerns regarding the older population contracting the virus, all Geauga County Department on Aging Senior Centers and Offices will be closed to the public until further notice. All office appointments, out of county medical transportation and senior trash pick-up have been postponed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Our staff is working and available to provide assistance, information and referrals to community partners. Please do not hesitate to call our office at 440-279-2130. We are here to help. 

Our Home Delivered Meals program continues to operate as usual. Seniors interested in receiving Home Delivered Meals can call 440-279-2138 to receive a Home Delivered Meals Eligibility Assessment.

Congregate Meals “To-Go” are available for pick up to at each of our Senior Center locations. Seniors interested in receiving a Congregate Meal “To-Go” should call their local Senior Center (listed below) by 9 a.m. the days they would like to pick up a meal. Meals are offered Monday through Friday.

Chardon Senior Center: 440-279-2126
Middlefield Senior Center: 440-632-0611
West Geauga Senior Center: 440-279-2163
Bainbridge Senior Center: 440-279-1313

Non-perishable food items and food pantry assistance are available. Our staff can assist with supplying basic non-perishable food items through our Senior Food Pantry or Local Food Pantry and then deliver these items to Geauga County seniors.

The Senior Home Safety Program is providing limited services on a case by case basis, for issues concerning safety, security and accessibility in and around the home. Seniors in need of Home Safety Services for immediate safety or accessibility issues should call 440-279-2130 for assistance and/or referrals.

We appreciate your understanding and support as we take responsible actions for the safety of our seniors and our community.

If you have questions or need additional information please call the GDA Administrative Office at (440) 279-2130, Monday through Friday – 8 a.m.
until 4:30 p.m.


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