Senior Resources

If you are a nonprofit partner of VANTAGE Aging, we will provide you with a complimentary listing which includes:

  • Your agency name
  • Description of services
  • Link to your website

For-profit organizations interested in web advertising may purchase an annual subscription which includes a full-color banner ad on our homepage (2 x 3.5″) and a link on our Senior Resources page.  With over 100,000 people each year visiting our site, this is a great way to get your name in front of our clients and people seeking services. Advertising for one year is $500 and funds are re-invested into our programs.  Contact us at giving@vantageaging.org for more information.

National Resources

AARP
National advocacy group promoting healthy aging.

Aging Parents and Elder Care
A website connecting family caregivers to support and resources in the care of seniors.

Alzheimer’s Association
The leading global health organization in Alzheimer’s care and support. The site offers comprehensive information about the disease: risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment; along with information for caregivers; publications; and other easy-to-access resources.

Caregiver Action Network
Support, resources, and advocacy for caregivers ranging from parents of disabled children to caring for aging parents.

Department of Veteran’s Affairs
A site providing comprehensive information on benefits available to military veterans in all branches of service, such as medical and education benefits, home loans, survivors’ benefits, and pensions. All services to veterans are explained in detail with links to related government resources.

Dominion Energy 

Dominion Agency Quick Reference Guide 2018

Elderlaw Answers
This website provides legal information and resources useful to older adults, including specifics about social security, Medicare and Medicaid, estate planning and other matters. Elderlaw Answers does not provide legal advice but can help you locate a qualified elder care attorney near you.

Eldercare Locator
This is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging. The site provides information about agencies in every community that can help older adults and their families access home and community-based services, such as transportation, meals and caregiver support services.

ElderCare Matters
A free online resource linked with an alliance of more than 1,400 eldercare experts who assist individuals and families with issues of aging. The site offers help and direction with 68 different services, including elder law, estate planning, geriatric care, insurance, senior housing and more.

Healthcare.gov
The official government clearinghouse for information on health insurance and the health care reform act passed in March 2010. It is the first site to provide data in one place on both private and public insurance options across the nation. Highlights include an insurance options finder, extensive consumer rights information, prevention tips, and care assessment tools.

Health in Aging Foundation
The website provides information to older people and their caregivers to help them make informed decisions about their care.

Medicare.gov
The official U.S. government site for Medicare. The site explains benefits, eligibility, and enrollment; provides health management and illness prevention information; and offers links to resources and support, including the downloadable “Medicare and You” handbook.

MedlinePlus
The National Institute of Health’s Web site for patients and their families with information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in easy to understand language.

National Do Not Call Registry
Website providing online registration to give you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls.

Social Security Administration
Federal government site providing information regarding Social Security Benefits.

 

State of Ohio Resources

Con-Artist Investor Education Campaign
Information regarding investment fraud schemes.

Dominion Energy Share
Dominion Energy’s energy assistance program of last resort for anyone who faces financial hardships from unemployment or family crisis.

Ohio Benefit Bank
Helping Ohioans to connect with online applications for programs like food assistance, child care assistance, health coverage, and much more.

Ohio Department of Aging
Offering programs and resources to help Ohioans of any age be active, contribute and make a healthy choice, find long-term supports, and help professionals with provider certifications, and training.

Ohio Department of Taxation
Provides online self-help e-Library and services related to state tax program.

ProSeniors
Provides advice, representation, and justice for seniors in Ohio, including a Legal Hotline for seniors in Ohio to speak with an attorney for free and Long-Term Care Ombudsman.

State Energy Assistance Program
Offers multiple programs to help you manage your energy bills and improve energy efficiency.  Includes a list of local energy assistance providers and information on Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).

 

Summit County Social Service Resources

Akron Summit Community Action
Provides a wide range of assistance programs to help reduce poverty and promote self -sufficiency.

Akron Urban League
Improving the quality of life of the citizens of Summit County, particularly African Americans, by advocating and facilitating programs that are economically and educationally transformational.

Programs:

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities
Specializes in helping older adults and people with disabilities meet their long-term care goals.

Faithful Servants Care Center
Offering free urgent care services in the city of Tallmadge.

GettingWiser.org

GettingWiser.org is an initiative from the Summit Senior Coalition that aims to help make getting older, better – by providing resources and support services that preserve your independence, wellness, safety, comfort, and dignity.

METRO Regional Transit Authority
Provides innovative transportation that is safe, dependable, cost-effective, and customer focused for Summit County region.

Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board (ADM Board)
The County of Summit ADM Board funds and/or supports a network of organizations that offer a variety of services that help individuals in recovery.

Summit County Info Line (211)
Providing information and referral to connect people to health and human services.  Also provides housing services, Lifeline, and MedAssist to help uninsured, low-income Summit County residents to access free and low-cost prescription medications and health care.

Summit County Community Health Improvement Plan
A long-term, systematic effort to address public health problems based on the results of community health assessment activities and the community health improvement process.

United Way of Summit County
Creates community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for an improved quality of life.

 

Support The Local Businesses and Organizations That Sponsor Our Agency’s Events!

VANTAGE Aging depends on the partnerships we have with local and state agencies and businesses to help provide our programs. Below are our current sponsors, who have generously supported our events, helping us to raise money to benefit our mission.  Please visit their websites to learn more about their programs, services, and businesses and support them as you are able. Thank you.

2018 Sponsors

RSVP Recognition Breakfast


 

 

 

 

 

SOAR Awards


 

 

 

 

Senior Health and Services Fair


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job and Career Fair for Mature Workers


 

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