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Seniors

AARP
Cambridge Area Chapter
518 Gomber Ave
Cambridge, Ohio 43725
Phone: (740) 439-3754
Toll Free: 1-888-OUR-AARP
Web site: www.aarp.com
AARP provides useful material to elderly residents such as recreation, insurance form and income tax assistance, discounts on prescription drugs, education and volunteer ideas for older Americans.

American Diabetes Association
Hotline: 1-800-342-2383
Counseling, education and support programs

American Heart Association
5455 N High St
Columbus, Ohio 42314
Phone: 1-800-AHA-USA1

American Red Cross
245 North 4th Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-0228
Provides health services and information.

Am Vets
986 Otsego Ave
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 623-0538
Toll Free: 1-800-642-6838
Provides advice to veterans on their entitlements and pursues important issues facing veterans. They help veterans apply for benefits they need.

Arthritis Foundation
1567 Cassingham Hollow Dr
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-1202
Web site: www.arthritis.org
Provides programs for people who suffer from arthritis such as education, equipment loans, exercise classes and therapy.

Coshocton County Memorial Hospital
1460 Orange St
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-6411

Coshocton County Memorial Hospital Lifeline
448 Main Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 623-8416
Provides emergency response services.

Coshocton County Health Department
724 S 7th St
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-1426
Women’s health clinics, TB program, adult immunizations, and vital statistics.

Coshocton County Senior Center
201 Brown’s Lane
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-4852

Disabled American Veterans
National Headquarters
Cincinnati, Ohio 45250
Phone: (859) 441-7300
Web site: www.eldercare.gov
Helps with 55+ veterans with benefits claim filing

Eldercare Locator
Phone: 1-800-677-1116
Hours: Monday – Friday 9a.m. – 8 p.m.
Helps families and friends find community services anywhere in the United States.

Elderhostel
Phone: 1-877-426-8056
Web site: www.elderhostel.org
Gives educational adventures and vacation opportunities for adults 55 and over.

Grandparent Support
Coshocton County Job and Family Services
725 Pine St
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-1020
A grandchild raised by a grandparent in Ohio is eligible for $216 per month in Medicaid funds and for Kinship Care assistance. A grandparent can chose between $100 – $600 a month in cash assistance or services including child care for up to $1200 a year. The grandparents need official custody to receive assistance.

Greater Eastern Ohio Alzheimer’s Association
4815 Munson St NW
Canton, Ohio 44718
Phone: (330) 966-7343
Toll Free: 1-800-272-3900
Web site: www.geoalz.org
Serving Carroll, Coshocton, Holmes, Muskingum and Tuscarawas County. Provides support and care to families with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Kinship Navigator Program
Phone: (740) 622-1020 x1431
Guides grandparents and other relatives who are raising children in extended families to services in the community.

Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland, CAC
120 North 4th St
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-9801
Provides transportation for Coshocton County senior residents only.

Kno-Ho-Co Ashland Senior Services
201 Brown’s Lane
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-4852
Provides home delivered meals for anyone on a private pay basis. To qualify, the person must be over 60 years old, homebound, and have no other means of obtaining a meal. In addition to the meal, the delivery driver provides regular checks on the person and human contact.

Legal Hotline for Older Americans
Hours: M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 1-800-488-6070
Provides legal counsel.

Medicare
Social Security Administration
Toll Free: 1-800-MEDICARE
To report fraud: 1-800-447-8477
Web site: www.cms.hhs.gov or www.medicare.gov
Claims help and customer service: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Veteran Benefits: 1-800-669-8477

National Family Caregiver Support Program
Phone: 1-866-750-2273
Provides information, education, counseling, service, and support to families caring for an older adult.

R.S.V.P. (Retired Senior Volunteer Program)
201 Browns Lane
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-4852
Fax: (740) 623-0933
Coordinator, Coshocton Senior Center: Pat Shryock
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: www.knohoco.org
This program helps individuals 55 years and older work for their communities by volunteering in the schools, planting gardens, computer programming, and much more. These volunteers are placed in a safe work environment where they can put their skills and experiences to work helping others.

Senior Citizen Protection
Coshocton County Job and Family Services
725 Pine St
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Phone: (740) 622-1020
If you or a loved one has suffered physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, or have been neglected, call as soon as possible. Symptoms include
change in behavior, forgetfulness, cuts or bruises, losing interest in activities, among many others.

Social Security Administration
Phone: 1-800-772-1213
Toll Free: 1-800-288-7185
Hours: M-F: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. except holidays
You should apply three months before you want coverage to begin. File over the Internet, over the telephone, or at the office. Call to schedule appointments and make sure you are aware of the documents that need
to be presented at the time of application.