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.

  • 50th Anniversary of the Older American's Act Celebrated

    In 1965 Congress enacted the Older Americans Act, which established the US Administration on Aging as well as state agencies to address the social services needs of older people. The Act is considered the major vehicle for promoting the delivery of social services to the aging population. 

  • Community Financial Centers Helps Clevelanders Control Finances

    CFC, a community partner of City of Cleveland Departments of Community Development and Aging, is dedicated to financial empowerment, helping Clevelanders to improve personal finances by providing resources, advice, and guidance in forming and executing financial plans. 

  • 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.

  • 9/23: 11th Annual Senior Walk- Rain or Shine!

    This two mile fun walk begins at Mall C and includes health screenings, health information, and more. Free shuttles will take walkers from the Municipal Lot to Mall C. Free T-shirts for the first 1000 registered!

  • 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.