February 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 From Our Director AARP Tax Aide appointments are underway. In order to receive this free service provided by trained AARP volunteers, persons 60 and over of low income are given priority. Tax returns are available by appointment only and limited to simple, ordinary, personal tax returns. Only copies of the e-file returns will be provided. When coming for your tax appointment, you should be prepared with: all pages of your 2013 tax return. ALL correspondence from the IRS or amendments to your 2013 tax Mayfield Hts. Outreach (9:00-5:00) return, even if the issue is resolved. 440-442-2628 You will be asked for one of the following pieces of information: Lunch & Programming (9:00-3:00) A driver’s license or state ID 216-650-4029 Your 2014 Social Security statement Your Social Security Card www.communitypartnershiponaging.org Lyndhurst & Trip Office (10:00-3:00) 440-473-5138 (M, T, W only) Upcoming Meetings: Commissions on Aging Community Partnership on Aging Friday, February 6, 1:00 PM Mayfield Village Community Room Mayfield Heights Tuesday, February 3, 5:00 PM Mayfield Heights City Hall Highland Heights Monday, February 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. It is very important that you be on time for your appointment or cancel if you are unable to keep the appointment. Residents of South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights and Mayfield Village may call now to schedule appointments. Non-residents may begin calling on or after Monday, March 2. When calling for an appointment, please be prepared to provide demographic information and the location where you would like to be seen. Appointments may be scheduled as followed: Highland Heights - appointments are available on Thursdays only, starting February 19. Call Mary at 440-461-2440 ext. 147 to schedule. Lyndhurst – appointments are available on Wednesdays. Call 216-291-3902 to schedule. Mayfield Heights - appointments are available on Thursdays . Call 216-291-3902 to schedule. Mayfield Village – (MV residents only). Appointments can be made for tax dates Feb. 23, March 16 and April 6 by calling 440919-2332. South Euclid – appointments will be available on Tuesdays only, starting February 17. Call 216-291-3902 to schedule. 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 ▪ Wednesday, Feb. 4: Vegetarian Chili/Side Salad ▪ Thursday, Feb. 12: Chicken Dumpling/Side Salad ▪ Thursday, Feb. 19: French Onion Soup/Half Egg Salad on Wheat ▪ Thursday, Feb. 26: Beef Barley Soup/Side Salad Volunteer News - call 216-291-3902 for all inquiries Make a Resolution to Volunteer in 2015! Volunteer Help for Older Adults (60+) South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights, and Mayfield Village Did you know that the Community Partnership on Aging’s volunteer crew is comprised of multiple generations and represents many cities? We are fortunate to have all age groups working to serve older adults in our communities. In addition, some of our volunteers also come from locations outside of our fivecity area including the neighboring cities of Cleveland, Beachwood, Cleveland Heights, Richmond Heights, Wickliffe, Chesterland, University Heights, Moreland Hills, Chardon, Willoughby, and Willoughby Hills. So, no matter what your age or where you live, our volunteer program welcomes you! 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) For information about any of these services, please call 216-291-3902. Progressive Insurance Volunteers Plan Special Activities for Lunch Participants! If you would like to become part of our dynamic group of volunteers, please call Corinne Dunn, Volunteer Coordinator, at 216-291-3902 to request a Volunteer Interest Form. You can also check out our website at www.communitypartnershiponaging.org and click on Volunteer Opportunities to download the form. Start your new year off right, and VOLUNTEER. Volunteer Reminders Winter is upon us. Please remember that you should not travel to your volunteer destination if the weather is inclement. In addition, if you are not feeling well, please stay home and get better! Germs can travel quickly this time of year. Volunteer Alessandro Amato (left) works on a holiday craft with Alan Hayes (right). Volunteers working at outside locations should call their sites directly to report an absence. Volunteers working in the community centers can call the South Euclid Office to report an absence: 216-291-3902. Jane Ooten (center) enjoys a time of creativity with volunteers Marisa Corsi (left) and Sarah Ivory (right). Quote of the Month Every day thousands of unsung heroes bring caring and compassion to the lives of millions. Their names are never featured in the headlines, but our world would be a much darker place without them. — Charles Devlin From The Heart of a Volunteer Marge Felice (center) is having a great time with Roxanne Lesiacsek (left) and Diane Phillips (right). Community Partnership on Aging ~2~ February 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 February 19 distribution MUST be received by 3:00 PM Wednesday, February 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 Wednesday, February 11: “Jersey Boys” (Rated R; 134 minutes). Lunch entrée is Chicken and Dumplings. Reservations for lunch are required no later than the Wednesday prior to the lunch by calling 216-650-4029. 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. Do you need help building a resume or searching for a job? Do you have a tablet/iPad or iPhone and need occasional help navigating the functions of them? Community Partnership on Aging will start a weekly drop -in group to help! Give us a call at 216-650-4029 to let us know you’re interested! FREE Movie Matinee at DeJohn Community Center at 1:00 PM Tues., Feb. 24 “Crazy, Stupid, Love” (Rated PG-13; 118 min) Wednesday, March 4: “Ziegfeld Follies” (Approved for all; 110 min.) Upcoming Programs - Call 216-650-4029 Health Talk in Mayfield Heights Wednesday, February 4 at 10:00. Health Talk is followed by blood pressure and glucose checks at 10:30. ▪ “They Came From Cleveland” will take place at 12:30 on Tuesday, March 31 at Lyndhurst Community Center. This highly interactive program will test your knowledge of Cleveland’s hometown heroes! New Sessions of A Matter of Balance - 8 wks. ▪ Session 1 in Mayfield Hts DeJohn Community Center Register for one or both classes! Minimum per class is 10 registered and paid participants. Tell your friends; the more begins Friday, February 20 we have for each class, the more the fee drops (maximum Class will be held for 8 wks. from 10:30-12:30 ▪ Session 2 in South Euclid Community Center begins fee is $10 per person per class but if we have 25, the fee will drop to $4 per person, per class)! REGISTRATION Thursday, April 2. Class will be held from 12:30-2:30 REQUIRED. Call for details. “Lost Cleveland” Series! ▪ “King of The Moondoggers” at 12:30 on Thursday, March 5 Self Awareness and Personal Safety for Older Adults at South Euclid Community Center. Follow Alan Freed on Instructors from North Coast Defense Academy and his journey to Cleveland and beyond as Rock and Roll is the local police departments give tips on staying safe in your home and in the community! born. (Continued in next column) ▪ Thursday, April 2 from 10AM - 12PM in Mayfield Village Civic Center, OR Health Notes ▪ Tuesday, April 14 from 12:30-2:30 in Lyndhurst Community Center. Max 20 per class; registration Blood pressure screenings for February: required. Class is free. Lyndhurst: Tuesday, February 3, 11:30 - 12:30 Mayfield Hts: Wednesday, February 4, 10:30 - 11:30 South Euclid: Wednesday, February 11, 11:45 - 12:45 Café Lunch Highland Hts: Friday, February 27, 11:30 - 12:30 Tuesday, February 24 All blood pressure screenings are first come, first served and Lyndhurst Community Center are FREE. Mayfield Village Blood Pressure checks Reservations must be made no later than 3:00 PM offered the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Mayfield on Wednesday, February 18 Village Community Room. Call 440-919-2332 for details. Hot Topic! Tuesday, February 17 at 12:30 in Lyndhurst Community Center (Topic TBA) Menu entrée is Beef Stroganoff with entertainment by Victor Breeler. Café Lunch is $3.00 per person 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, February 20, 9:00 - 11:00 South Euclid: Thursday, February 26, 9:30 - 11:30 Lyndhurst: Monday, February 23, 9:30 - 11:30 Please call 216-650-4029 for foot clinic appointments. Outreach Connection Mayfield Village: Please call 440-919-2332 for Mayfield Village foot clinics dates and info. Community Partnership on Aging 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~ February 2015 February Program Calendar - call 216-650-4029 for all lunc Monday Tuesday Program location codes and addresses: Wednesday ▪ Lyndhurst Community Center (LCC): 1341 Parkview ▪ South Euclid Community Center (SE): 1370 Victory ▪ Highland Heights Community Center (HH): 5827 H ▪ Ross C. DeJohn Community Center (MH): 6306 M ▪ Mayfield Village Civic Center and Theatre (MV): 662 ▪ University Suburban Health Center (US): 1611 Sou 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Breaded Turkey Fritter (LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 2 10:30 11:00 11:30 11:45 12:15 12:30 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) Library Cart (LCC) Blood Pressure Checks (LCC) Hamburger (LCC) Pinochle (LCC) Scrabble (LCC) 9 10:30 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:30 Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) Library Cart (LCC) Spaghetti & Meatballs (LCC) Pinochle (LCC) Scrabble (LCC) 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 BBQ Chicken Breast LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 3 10 10:00 10:30 10:30 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:15 12:30 1:00 Health Talk (MH) Blood Pressure/Glucose Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Library Cart (SE) Breaded Fish (SE) (MH Lite Bite $2/$1 (SE) Pinochle (MH) Bridge (SE) 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 Swiss Steak (SE) (MH) 12:15 Lunch ‘N’ Movie $5 (MV 12:15 Pinochle (MH) 12:30 Bridge (SE) 1:00 Busy Hands Knitters (SE 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) 16 10:30 17 11:00 Library Cart (SE) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) No lunch or programs in observance of President’s Day 9:30 Foot Clinic $20 (LCC) 10:45 Qi Gong for Balance - fee (LCC) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 Beef Meatloaf with Ketchup Glaze (LCC) 12:30 Bridge (LCC) 11:45 Breaded Chicken Breast (LCC) 12:30 Hot Topic (LCC) 12:15 Pinochle (LCC) 12:30 Scrabble (LCC) 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:30 1:00 Visionary Group (SE) Cheese Ravioli (SE) (MH Pinochle (MH) Bridge (SE) Busy Hands Knitters (SE Arthritis Exercise $2 (LCC) 9:00 Card-Making $2 (MH) 24 10:30 23 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 11:00 Library Cart (LCC) 11:45 12:15 12:30 1:00 Café Lunch $3 (LCC) Pinochle (LCC) Scrabble (LCC) Movie Matinee (MH) “Crazy, Stupid, Love” Rated PG-13, 118 minutes 11:00 11:45 12:15 12:30 Library Cart (SE) BBQ Rib Patty (SE MH) Pinochle (MH) Book Club: Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse (SE) 12:30 Bridge (SE) 1:00 Busy Hands Knitters (SE) Friday w Dr. y Dr. Highland Rd. Marsol Rd. 22 Wilson Mills Rd. uth Green Rd. 4 e (MH) H) 10:30 11:00 11:00 11:45 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) Library Cart (SE) Laughter Club (SE) Lemon Chicken (SE) 5 NO AFTERNOON PROGRAMS TODAY E 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 11 11:00 12 Library Cart (SE) (SE) V) 11:00 11:45 12:15 1:00 1:00 Laughter Club (SE) Roasted Turkey Breast (SE) Lite Bite $2/$1 (SE) Games (SE) Creative Paper Recycling (US) 9:30 Intermediate Line Dancing - fee (MH) 9:30 Woodcarving (HH) 10:00 Nimble Needlers (MH) 10:30 Arthritis Exercise - $2 (HH) 11:45 Turkey Chili Con Carne (HH) 12:00 Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) 12:30 Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) 12:30 Bridge and Cards (HH) 6 Intermediate Line Dancing - fee (MH) Woodcarving (HH) Nimble Needlers (MH) Arthritis Exercise - $2 (HH) Breaded Pork Patty (HH) Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) Bridge and Cards (HH) 13 9:00 Foot Clinic $20 (HH) 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 Tuna Salad (HH) 12:00 Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) 12:30 Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) 12:30 Bridge and Cards (HH) 20 9:30 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:45 12:00 12:30 12:30 E) H) E) 18 10:30 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 19 11:00 11:00 11:45 12:00 12:15 1:00 1:00 Library Cart (SE) Laughter Club (SE) Stuffed Cabbage (SE) Fresh Goods to Go (SE) Lite Bite $2/$1 (SE) Games (SE) Creative Paper Recycling (US) 9:30 Foot Clinic $20 (SE) 25 10:30 26 Senior Exercise $2 (SE) 11:00 11:00 11:45 12:15 1:00 1:00 Library Cart (SE) Laughter Club (SE) Sweet & Sour Meatballs (SE) Lite Bite - $2/$1 (SE) Games (SE) Creative Paper Recycling (US) 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) 11:30 Blood Pressure Checks (HH) 11:45 Cheese-Stuffed Shells(HH) 12:00 Gentle Yoga - fee (MH) 12:30 Wii Bowling League - fee (HH) 12:30 Bridge and Cards (HH) 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. ch and program reservations, inquiries and fees CPA Trips - call 440-473-5138 for all inquiries 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 will be taken weekdays during office hours until trips are filled. FEBRUARY TRIP OFFICE HOURS: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 10:00-3:00 AN EVENING WITH “THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA” TUESDAY, MARCH 3RD DISTRICT RESTAURANT & THE STATE THEATER CLEVELAND’S HISTORIC HOUSES OF WORSHIP WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 The culinary world’s affable “Barefoot Contessa” entertains with an evening of strategies and tips to “Make It Ahead”…also the title of her 9th book released on October 28th. Following her presentation, audience members will also have the opportunity to personally “question the Contessa.” Prior to the event, we will be having an incredible culinary experience at District in downtown Cleveland. This evening will delight your palate, stimulate your culinary creativity, and leave you with wonderful memories of friends and food! Space is limited. Please call the trip office to register. COST: DEPART: RETURN: LEVEL: $82.00 per person includes transportation, dinner, and the show. 4:30PM from the Rae Rd. lot off Irene Rd. Between 10:30 – 11:00 PM Activity Level 1 (Moderate) - We will be walking two minutes outside from the restaurant to the theater. Save the date for these upcoming trips…more information available by contacting the trip office. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED 4/16 Arrabiata’s 11:30 AM On own 4/22 Wine Tour 8:30 – 5:00 $70 8:00 - 4:15 $85 1:00 PM On own 5/12 5/19 Malabar Farms & Richland Carrousel Spirit of Clay Come join your friends from The Community Partnership on Aging, for an inspiration and spiritual tour to explore some of the beautiful Houses of Worship in the greater Cleveland area. We will learn fascinating and unique stories behind these remarkable holy places and gain a glimpse at the lives of the people they have served. Lunch at Sokolowski’s is included. We will be visiting a unique set of churches from last year’s trip that sold out quickly, so call soon! COST: DEPART: RETURN: LEVEL: $54.00 8:30 AM from the Rae Road lot 5:00 PM 1 – 2 (mild – moderate) 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. 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., Feb. 3 & 17 to Giant Eagle ▪ Wed., Feb. 4 & 18 to Heinen’s ▪ Thurs., Feb. 5 & 19 to Marc’s LYND & HH – Tues., Feb. 10 & 24 to Giant Eagle ▪ Wednesdays, Feb. 11 & 25 to Dave’s ▪ Thursdays, Feb. 12 & 26 to Marc’s MH & MV – Tuesdays, Feb. 3 & 17 to Giant Eagle & Wal-Mart ▪ Fridays, Feb. 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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