March 2015 Improving lives through programs and services that support independence, community involvement and well-being How To Contact Us Serving South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights and Mayfield Village. We can be reached at the following numbers: Main Office / South Euclid (9:00-5:00) 216-291-3902 Lyndhurst & Trip Office (10:00-3:00) 440-473-5138 (M, T, W only) Mayfield Hts. Outreach (9:00-5:00) 440-442-2628 Lunch & Programming (9:00-3:00) 216-650-4029 www.communitypartnershiponaging.org Upcoming Meetings: Commissions on Aging Community Partnership on Aging Friday, May 1, 1:00 PM South Euclid Community Center Mayfield Heights Tuesday, March 3, 5:00 PM Mayfield Heights City Hall Highland Heights Monday, March 16, 9:00 AM Highland Heights City Hall Mayfield Village Thursday, March 26, 11:00 AM Senior Services Office South Euclid Monday, April 27, 1:30 PM South Euclid Community Center Lyndhurst - No meeting scheduled Funding is provided by the cities of South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights and Mayfield Village; a grant from the Ohio Department on Aging through the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging; Cuyahoga County through the Health & Human Services Levy; program donations; and contributions of time and dollars. All programs and services are provided without regard to race, ethnicity, marital status, religion, gender, disability, age, political belief, sexual orientation or veteran status. Services and programs funded by Title III or by the Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services levy will not be denied based on an individual’s inability to pay or donate. From Our Director AARP Tax Aide appointments will be open to non-residents, 60 years of age and older, beginning Monday, March 2. Residents may continue to call for appointments, which are filling quickly. Don’t wait to schedule yours! Believe it or not, Summer Repair Projects will be starting soon. See page 2 of the newsletter if you would like information or would like to request an application. Our new Event Coordinator, Elyse, has been working hard to plan social events and trips to keep you busy! Be sure to stop in the office to pick up the latest materials. We are currenlty taking reservations for multiple trips. The Ohio Benefits Bank is a screening tool that allows someone to learn what programs they might be eligible for (like HEAP or SNAP) and initiate an application to many of those programs. If you are struggling to meet your expenses, please call our South Euclid or Mayfield Heights office to schedule an appointment to have a screening. Save the Date! The South Euclid Commission on Aging will hold its 13th annual card party and bake sale on Monday, May 4 from 11:303:30. Tickets ($8) include lunch and an afternoon of fun. Proceeds benefit older residents of South Euclid. Contact Jim at 216-291-4358 for information or to purchase tickets. The Mayfield Heights Commission on Aging will hold their first 2015 dance on Saturday, April 25 from 6:30-9:30 at the Ross C. DeJohn Community Center. Couples and singles are welcome. Tickets are $5 at the door; entertainment by Frank Cardone! The Safe at Home Program is available to residents of all five communities. Priority is given to those who cannot afford to pay for equipment themselves. The program offers grab bars, hand rails, transitions strips and other safety equipment, as well as durable medical equipment, to increase safety in the home. To inquire about having a free assessment of your home or to complete an application for the Safe at Home Program, please contact our South Euclid or Mayfield Heights office. Stacey O’Brien, MSSA, LISW-S [email protected] LITE BITE - CPA’S NEWEST LUNCH OPTION Served drop-in style from 12:15-1:00. $2.00 first item/$1.00 second item ▪ Thursday, March 5: Baked Potato Soup / Side Salad ▪ Thursday, March 12: Half Grilled Cheese / Italian Wedding Soup ▪ Thursday, March 19: Minestrone / Fruit Salad ▪ Wednesday, March 25: Chicken Noodle / Chef’s Choice Salad ▪ Tuesday, March 31: Vegetable Soup / Half Turkey Sandwich Volunteer News - call 216-291-3902 for all inquiries ***ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS*** Volunteer Help for Older Adults (60+) Important Notice: A limited number of older residents may have the opportunity for complex painting and repair jobs (interior or exterior) or extensive landscaping during the summer months. These projects, conducted by volunteers, will be chosen according to priority and financial need. Outreach/Social Workers will first meet with individuals requesting the assistance. South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights, and Mayfield Village Ongoing Volunteer Services in 2015: Computer tutoring in your home (one or two sessions for beginners and intermediates) Occasional errand-running (light groceries or prescriptions) Simple home repairs (not including plumbing or electrical work) Friendly visits (twice a month) Organizational tasks (paperwork or sorting) Please contact Corinne Dunn, Volunteer Coordinator, at 216-291-3902 for more information about submitting a request which will be due by Wednesday, April 15. For information about any of these services, please call 216-291-3902. Meet the CPA Volunteer Diversity Committee! Volunteers Brave the Winter Weather! The Volunteer Diversity Committee, comprised of CPA volunteers from our communities, is just beginning its third year! Representatives from this committee staffed an informational table at four lunch sites in February. If you are interested in becoming part of this committee, or would like to attend a diversity workshop, please call Corinne Dunn. Many thanks to our committee participants Jeannie Aldridge, Elizabeth DeFrancesco, Doris Evans, Alvira Green, Art Kraus, Beverly Peterson, Phyllis Raphael, Stuart Schulhof, and Kazem Soufi for their continued support of this important issue. Many thanks to the following individuals who have assisted residents with light snow shoveling and trash can removal throughout the winter. Your help is so appreciated!! Community Volunteers Needed! Individuals, families, and groups are needed to conduct our annual spring yard cleanups. This service is offered to older adults in our five-city area. You can choose your own date and time to volunteer during the month of April or May. It’s a great way to give service and have fun at the same time! We also recognize the work of our monthly newsletter deliverers. Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet will keep these volunteers from completing their thirty-five routes! For information about how you can help, please call 216-291-3902, ext. 213. Quote of the Month You don’t need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating. — Barbara Sher From The Heart of a Volunteer Save the Date! The annual volunteer luncheon for individuals who volunteered a minimum of ten hours in 2014 will take place on Thursday, May 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Mayfield Village. Invitations will be sent later this spring. Community Partnership on Aging The Biscoff Family The Cotturo Family Mary Ann Evans The Fallon Family Renee Haas Diane Knerli LCPC Youth Group David Miller Kathy Snyder Kathleen Thomas Joseph Tripepi Beverly Wright ~2~ March 2015 Program Highlights - call 216-650-4029 for all inquiries Fresh Goods To Go! Eligible older adults age 60+ residing in South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights and Mayfield Village may call for a reservation of a free Tote of groceries each month! Reservations for March 19 distribution MUST be received by 3:00 PM Wednesday, March 11. Call 216-650-4029 or stop in to see CPA staff at any lunch location to make a reservation or to find out if you are eligible. Don’t forget to ask about lunch! Lunch ‘N’ Movie in Mayfield Village Civic Center / Reserve Hall Theatre CPA Programs Call 216-650-4029 Health Talk in Mayfield Heights” Dental Care Through the Ages” on Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00. Health Talk is followed by blood pressure and glucose checks at 10:30. FREE Movie Matinee at DeJohn Community Center at 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 11: “The Hundred Mile Journey” (Rated PG-13, 134 minutes). Lunch entrée is Spinach, Tomato & Feta Quiche. Reservations for lunch are required no later than the Wednesday prior to the lunch by calling 216650-4029. Movie subject to change based on availability. Lunch fee: $5.00 per person; doors open at 11:45 AM/lunch at 12:15/movie at 1:00. Wednesday, March 4: “Ziegfeld Follies” (Approved for all; 110 min.) Tues., March 24: “Transcendence” (Rated PG-13; 119 min) Hot Topic on Wednesday, March 18 at 12:30 at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center. What happens when sons and daughters need to care for their parents? A discussion of the changes in the aging family's roles and relationships. “Lost Cleveland” Program with Instructor Dennis New Sessions of A Matter of Balance - for anyone who Sutcliffe: “They Came From Cleveland” will take place at 12:30 on Tuesday, March 31 at Lyndhurst has fallen or who wants to prevent falls! ▪ Spring Session 2 in South Euclid begins Thursday, April Community Center. This highly interactive program will test your knowledge of Cleveland’s hometown heroes, 2. Class will be held for 8 wks. from 12:30-2:30 ▪ Spring Session 3 will be held in Mayfield Village at and it’s not as easy as it seems! FEE: $10 per person Mayfield Village Fire Department beginning Tuesday, with a minimum per class is 10 registered and paid participants. Tell your friends; the more we have for April 21. Class will be held from 10:00-12:00 each class, the more the fee drops. REGISTRATION Open now in Lyndhurst Community Center! REQUIRED. Call for details and registration deadlines. Resume-Building/Job Search Help: Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00; iPad or iPhone Help Group, Tuesdays from Self Awareness and Personal Safety for Older Adults 11:00-12:00 (see calendar for dates). RSVP appreciated; Instructors from North Coast Defense Academy and the local police departments give tips on staying please bring your phone or tablet, too! (Continued in next column) safe in your home and in the community! ▪ Thursday, April 2 from 10AM - 12PM in Mayfield Health Notes Village Civic Center, OR ▪ Tuesday, April 14 from 12:30-2:30 in Lyndhurst Blood pressure screenings for March: Community Center. Lyndhurst: Tuesday, March 3, 11:30 - 12:30 Max 20 per class; registration required. Class is free. Mayfield Hts: Wednesday, March 4, 10:30 - 11:30 South Euclid: Wednesday, March 11, 11:45 - 12:45 Highland Hts: Friday, March 27, 11:30 - 12:30 All blood pressure screenings are first come, first served and are FREE. Mayfield Village Blood Pressure checks offered the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Mayfield Village Community Room. Call 440-919-2332 for details. You can also make an appointment with one of our podiatrists for $20 (in some cases the doctor can bill Medicare. Please discuss that with the doctor.) Highland Hts: Friday, March 13, 9:00 - 11:00 South Euclid: Thursday, March 26, 9:30 - 11:30 Lyndhurst: Monday, March 23, 9:30 - 11:30 Please call 216-650-4029 for foot clinic appointments. Reservations must be made no later than 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 18 Menu entrée is Chicken Paprikash with entertainment by the Lenny Russo Duo. Café Lunch is $3.00 per person Outreach Connection Mayfield Village: Please call 440-919-2332 for Mayfield Village foot clinics dates and info. Community Partnership on Aging Café Lunch Thursday, March 26 South Euclid Community Center Have a question for a CPA Social Worker? Call 216-291-3902 to reach an outreach worker in South Euclid, Lyndhurst or Highland Heights, or 440-4422628 for Mayfield Heights or Mayfield Village. ~3~ March 2015 March Program Calendar - call 216-650-4029 for all lunch Monday Tuesday 2 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Turkey Chili Con Carne LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Breaded Pork Patty (LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Swedish Meatballs LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 9:30 Foot Clinic $20 (LCC) 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Breaded Chicken Breast Pattie (LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 9 Wednesday 10:00 Resume Help/ Job Search Help (LCC) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) 11:00 iPad/iPhone Help (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:30 Blood Pressure Checks (LCC) 11:45 Hamburger (LCC) 12:15 Pinochle (LCC) 12:30 Scrabble (LCC) 10:00 NO Resume Help/ Job Search Help (LCC) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) 11:00 NO iPad/iPhone Help (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 BBQ Chicken Breast (LCC) 12:15 Pinochle (LCC) 12:30 Scrabble (LCC) 3 10 10:00 10:30 10:30 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:30 1:00 1:00 Health Talk (MH) Blood Pressure/Glucose Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Library Cart (SE) Cheese Ravioli (SE) (M Pinochle (MH) Bridge (SE) “Ziegfeld Follies” (MH) Busy Hands Knitters (SE 9:00 Advanced Card-Making $2 (MH) 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 11:00 Library Cart (SE) 11:45 Blood Pressure Checks 11:45 Spaghetti & Meatballs (SE) (MH) 12:15 Lunch ‘N’ Movie $5 (MV 12:15 Pinochle (MH) 12:30 Bridge (SE) 1:00 Busy Hands Knitters (SE Help/ 16 10:00 Resume Job Search Help (LCC) Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 17 10:30 11:00 Visionary Group (SE) 23 9:00 Card-Making $2 (MH) 24 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 10:30 11:00 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:30 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) iPad/iPhone Help (LCC) Library Cart (LCC) Salisbury Steak (LCC) Pinochle (LCC) Scrabble (LCC) 10:00 Resume Help/ Job Search Help (LCC) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) 11:00 iPad/iPhone Help (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Beef Meatloaf with Ketchup Glaze (LCC) 12:15 Pinochle (LCC) 12:30 Scrabble (LCC) 1:00 Movie Matinee (MH) “Transcendence” Help/ 30 10:00 Resume Job Search Help (LCC) 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Sweet & Sour Meatballs (LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 10:30 11:00 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:15 12:30 1:00 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) iPad/iPhone Help (LCC) Library Cart (LCC) Breaded Pork Pattie (LCC) Lite Bite $2/$1 (LCC) Pinochle (LCC) Scrabble (LCC) “They Came From Cleveland” - fee (LCC) 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:30 12:30 1:00 Library Cart (SE) Stuffed Cabbage (SE) (M Pinochle (MH) Hot Topic (MH) Bridge (SE) Busy Hands Knitters (SE 11:00 Library Cart (SE) 11:45 Roasted Turkey Breast (SE) (MH) 12:15 Pinochle (MH) 12:30 Bridge (SE) 12:30 Book Club: The Cutting S by Attica Locke 1:00 Busy Hands Knitters (SE 31 Program location codes and addresses: ▪ Lyn ▪ Sou ▪ Hig ▪ Ros ▪ May ▪ Uni 4 Friday 5 9:30 Intermediate Line Dancing - fee (MH) 9:30 Woodcarving (HH) 10:00 Nimble Needlers (MH) 10:30 A Matter of Balance (MH) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise - $2 (HH) 11:45 Breaded Fish (HH) 12:00 Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) 12:30 Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) 12:30 Bridge and Cards (HH) 6 12 9:00 Foot Clinic $20 (HH) 9:30 Intermediate Line Dancing - fee (MH) 9:30 Woodcarving (HH) 10:00 Nimble Needlers (MH) 10:00 A Matter of Balance (MH) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise - $2 (HH) 11:45 Breaded Fish (HH) 12:00 Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) 12:30 Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) 12:30 Bridge and Cards (HH) 13 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 19 18 10:30 11:00 Library Cart (SE) 9:30 Intermediate Line Dancing - fee (MH) 9:30 Woodcarving (HH) 10:00 Nimble Needlers (MH) 10:00 A Matter of Balance (MH) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise - $2 (HH) 11:45 Stuffed Shells (HH) 12:00 Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) 12:30 Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) 12:30 Bridge and Cards (HH) 20 e (MH) MH) E) 11 (SE) V) 10:30 11:00 11:00 11:45 12:15 1:00 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Library Cart (SE) Laughter Club (SE) Lemon Chicken (SE) Lite Bite $2/$1 (SE) “King of the Moondoggers” - fee (SE) 1:00 Games (SE) 1:00 Creative Paper Recycling (US) 10:30 11:00 11:00 11:45 12:15 1:00 1:00 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Library Cart (SE) Laughter Club (SE) Swiss Steak (SE) Lite Bite $2/$1 (SE) Games (SE) Creative Paper Recycling (US) E 11:00 11:45 12:00 12:15 1:00 1:00 MH) E) Laughter Club (SE) Breaded Turkey Fritter (SE) Fresh Goods to Go (SE) Lite Bite $2/$1 (SE) Games (SE) Creative Paper Recycling (US) 9:30 Foot Clinic $20 (SE) 9:30 26 10:30 25 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Season 11:00 11:00 11:45 1:00 1:00 Library Cart (SE) Laughter Club (SE) Café Lunch $3 (SE) Games (SE) Creative Paper Recycling (US) 11:30 11:45 12:30 12:30 Woodcarving (HH) Arthritis Exercise - $2 (HH) Blood Pressure Checks (HH) Tuna Salad (HH) Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) Bridge and Cards (HH) No CPA programs in Mayfield Heights today E) ndhurst Community Center (LCC): 1341 Parkview Dr. uth Euclid Community Center (SE): 1370 Victory Dr. ghland Heights Community Center (HH): 5827 Highland Rd. ss C. DeJohn Community Center (MH): 6306 Marsol Rd. yfield Village Civic Center and Theatre (MV): 6622 Wilson Mills Rd. iversity Suburban Health Center (US): 1611 South Green Rd. 27 A hot lunch or cold box lunch is available to any person age 60+ for a voluntary contribution of $1.50. Reservations are necessary and should be made by calling or leaving a message at 216-650-4029 no later than Wednesday at 3:00 PM for M-F the following week. You can also make a reservation in person at any of our lunch sites in Lyndhurst, South Euclid, Highland Heights or Mayfield Heights Lunches are served at 11:45 AM. Alternative dessert and buttermilk available by request, as is a cold sandwich lunch. A copy of the full menu is available at www.communitypartnershiponaging.org or at any lunch site. Hours of operation at lunch sites: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Residents of any city can also enjoy our monthly Café Lunch in South Euclid, Lyndhurst or Highland Heights ($3) or Lunch ‘N’ Movie in Mayfield Village ($5). Reservations/cancellations are also required the week before any lunch by calling 216-650-4029. Thursday Information about CPA Lunches - call 216-650-4029 for all reservations, inquiries and fees. h and program reservations, inquiries and fees CPA Trips - call 440-473-5138 for all reservations CPA trip cell phone (for passenger emergencies during scheduled trips or last-minute changes): 216-548-8020. Please note that all prices are subject to change. Our tours are planned for physically active adults 55 and over. Trip reservations required unless otherwise noted and are taken during office hours until trips are filled. MARCH TRIP OFFICE HOURS: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 10:00-3:00 LUNCH AT ARRABIATA’S THURSDAY, APRIL 16TH Join us for lunch (on your own) and socializing at Arrabiata’s in Mayfield Heights. Make new friends, have a lot of laughs, and catch up with CPA! We will be ordering from a prix fixe menu, and the price of lunch includes coffee, tea, or soda. Gratuity is not included. Reservations are required through the Trip Office. COST: TIME: LEVEL: $13.00 + Gratuity (paid at the restaurant) 11:30 AM 1 (Mild Activity) VINTAGE WINE TOUR OF THE LAKE ERIE WINE TRAIL WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22ND Set your sights on Wine Country as we travel to some of the finest wineries along The Lake Erie Wine Trail, in Western Lake Erie Basin. All the wineries we will visit enjoy constant misty breezes off Lake Erie, allowing them to grow a tremendous variety of wine. We will visit Firelands Winery, Quarry Hill Winery, and the Papermoon Winery for tastings, and we will be having lunch in addition to a tasting at Mon Ami Winery. We will also be stopping at a Farmer’s Market during our trip. COST: DEPART: RETURN: LEVEL: $70.00 8:30 AM from the Rae Road lot 6:30 PM 2 (Moderate Activity) Save the date for these upcoming trips…more information available by contacting the trip office. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED 5/12 5/19 6/9 8/16 Malabar Farms & Richland Carrousel Spirit of Clay Craft Social Good Time I Daytime Island Hopping Blossom British Invasion 8:00 - 4:15 $85 1:00 PM On own 6:30-8:30 $90 TBA TBA Trips and Programs with Mayfield Village Senior Services Please call Donna at 440-919-2332 for all questions and to register Tour the State House in Columbus and Be a “Senior Legislator for a Day” with State Representative Marlene Anielski. Friday, May 8 Fee: $39. Deadline to register: March 27. Phipps Conservatory/Gardens Wednesday, June 17 Fee: $74. Deadline to Register: May 13. New sessions of Knitting & Crocheting, Watercolor, and Tai Chi classes will begin soon. Contact Mayfield Village Senior Services for fees and other details. GROUP SHOPPING TRIPS with STC (FOR ALL RESERVATIONS CALL 1-800-983-4782) (Trips subject to change) SE – Tues., Mar. 3, 17 & 31 to Giant Eagle ▪ Wed., Mar. 4 & 18 to Heinen’s ▪ Thurs., Mar. 5 & 19 to Marc’s LYND & HH – Tues., Mar. 10 & 24 to Giant Eagle ▪ Wednesdays, Mar. 11 & 25 to Dave’s ▪ Thursdays, Mar. 12 & 26 to Marc’s MH & MV – Tuesdays, Mar. 3, 17 & 31 to Giant Eagle & Wal-Mart ▪ Fridays, Mar. 13 & 27 to Heinen’s & Marc’s FOR MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS and other personal trips, call 1-800-983-4782 MONDAY through FRIDAY. Cancellations are REQUIRED no later than 7:00 AM on the day of your scheduled ride.
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