Department of Aging

12th Annual Cleveland Senior Walk Steps-Off at Mall C

The City of Cleveland hosted its 12th Annual Cleveland Senior Walk on Mall C in downtown Cleveland. The Cleveland Senior Walk is an annual free community event to encourage health and physical activity for older adults. The Senior Walk promotes exercise, good nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. Participants received a free t-shirt, healthy snacks, and helpful tools for active living. Attendees received free health screenings and resource information that outlined steps walkers can take to obtain and/or maintain good health. Attendees also had an opportunity to receive flu shots and engage in healthy exercises.

  • Information for Seniors to Manage Falls Offered at Cleveland Recreation Centers

    A Matter of Balance is an 8-week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.

  • 2016 Voter Guide to Help Voters for November 8th General Election

    The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections has prepared a voter guide, in English and Spanish, to benefit voters in this election year. The guide includes voting registration and mailed ballot deadlines, poll information, early voting hours, and identification required for voting. 

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Bed Bug Assistance Program

    The Cleveland Department of Aging has a new program to help disabled seniors and adults with the extermination of bed bugs in their homes. Applicants must meet income and other assistance qualifications.