Lakewood Commission on Aging – About Us

logo-for-agingSUPPORT:

  • Transportation, grocery shopping, supportive services, benefit assistance
  • Benefits Checkup and Medicare counseling
  • Housing information and guidance

ACTIVITIES:

  • Educational and entertainment events – Inter generational Tea Party, Illuminate a Memory
  • Tai Chi, knitting, sewing, arts and crafts
  • Humanities: current event discussions
  • Growing healthy: inter-generational program with Lakewood’s kindergartners.

HEALTH:

  • Nutrition education – informative speakers and events
  • Nutrition – congregate and home delivered meals by Lakewood Division of Aging
  • Series: Matter of Balance, Chronic Diseases, Diabetes Self Management

ADVOCACY:

  • Coordinates with Federal, State, and Local agencies on behalf of  older Americans through campaigns, letters, resolutions, etc.
  • Individual advocacy as needed.
  • Nutrition Site Advisory Council (NSAC) advocates on behalf of seniors.