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 for more information.

National Resources

National advocacy group promoting healthy aging. AARP’s Here to Stay tool helps you plan for keeping your home in good condition through regular home maintenance, a crucial part of being able to live safely and comfortably in your home as you grow older. 

Home to Stay Tools

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.

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 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.
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.
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.

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.

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.

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).

Veteran Resources

Department of Veteran’s Affairs (national)
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.

Summit County Veterans Service Commission 
Assists veterans with financial assistance, transportation to VA medical facilities, and applying for VA benefits.

Stark County Veterans Service Commission 
Assists veterans with financial assistance, transportation to VA medical facilities, and applying for VA benefits.

Wayne County Veterans Service Commission 
Assists veterans with financial assistance, transportation to VA medical facilities, and applying for VA benefits.

Home-delivered Meals for Veterans

Qualified veterans and their spouses may be eligible for up to 180 free meals per year provided by Meals on Wheels of Northeast Ohio. Call Meals on Wheels of Northeast Ohio at 330-515-5605 to see if you qualify in Stark, Summit, and Wayne Counties.


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.


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. 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.


Stark and Wayne County Social Service Resources

Access Health Stark
Access Health Stark-Provides access to a coordinated system of health care and community resources for those that are under-served and uninsured in the Stark County area.

Stark County Community Action Agency
A nonprofit promoting economic self-sufficiency among low-income families and individuals of Stark County.

Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA)
Provides services and programs that encourage an independent, healthy life with access to work, school, medical appointments, shopping and much more by providing reliable and quality transportation.

United Way of Stark County
Works to provide for a community where all Stark County residents have improved health, education, and financial stability. Provides oversight of 2-1-1- Helpline.


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. Our sponsors 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.

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