Department of Aging

Department of Aging Serious About Ending Elder Abuse

The City of Cleveland Department of Aging (pictured, left) wants all Clevelanders to know: "Don't let our smiles fool you. We are serious about ending elder abuse".  Suspected abuse can be reported to the Elder Abuse Hotline at 216.420.6700, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Residents can learn about other services for older adults in Cleveland by contacting the Cleveland Department of Aging at 216.664.2833.

  • Cleveland Celebrates Seniors!

    Seventeen special seniors were recognized for contributions they have made to improve the lives of others. These individuals represent thousands of local seniors who devote their time and talent to make Cleveland a great place to live, raise a family and grow old.

  • July 9: Be Scam Smart! Sen. Sherrod Brown and FTC Present Free Program

    US Senator Brown and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission will present a free public event to help protect finances and avoid fraud. Topics will include frequently used fraud schemes; what a victim should do; and identity, credit, and finance protection.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.