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Welcome to the Community Partnership on Aging1 2017 5-City 5-Alarm Chili Cook-Off!2 Wellness and Enrichment3 Volunteer Opportunities4 Cafe Services5 Services6 Steady U7 Village Forum/Symposium8 CARE9
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November News from

Community Partnership on Aging

We are always updating our website with new information, programs and events so be sure to visit us often!

It’s Back and HOTTER than Ever!  This Year’s Chili Cook-Off is Saturday, November 11 at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center.  Tickets Going FAST!

This year’s event is sure to be a hit (aren’t they all?)!  Assisting the fire departments with their chili preparations are five local chefs, one each of whom will be assigned to a fire department for as much or as little assistance as they need!  Many thanks to Chef Bob Sferra of Culinary Occasions, Chefs Geoff Thomas and Jameel Chambers of Nevaeh Cafe, Chef Jeff Brown of Wild Fitness/Primal Diner, and Chef Thomas T. Drummond.

Click here for the flyer as well as more details about this year’s exciting event!  Tickets are on sale now through our main office at South Euclid Community Center or through any CPA lunch or program staff person.  For questions, call Robin at 216-291-3902.

Community Volunteers Needed

Volunteers of ALL AGES are invited to “grab a rake” and assist with CPA’s annual leaf-raking project this year. This project supports older adults in our five-city area who are unable to  rake their own yards.  Can you give a couple hours of your time in November?  Individuals and groups are welcome to participate.

For information or to volunteer, please call Corinne Dunn, Volunteer Coordinator, at 216-291-3902, ext. 213.  Thanks!

Introducing…STC PLUS

An evening and weekend transportation service for seniors and disabled riders goes countywide, with the help of a federal grant. STC PLUS originally launched in North Olmsted, as a new option for evening and weekend travel for seniors and adults with disabilities. STC PLUS allows passengers from anywhere in Cuyahoga County to book their own travel in a fully accessible vehicle, for social, recreation and worship purposes.  Click here to read more!

10 Million Steps for Fall Prevention!

For the third year, CPA participated in the state-wide event organized by the Ohio Department of Aging; the goal being a total of 10 million steps walked in support of fall prevention!  The event took place on Friday, September 15 in Highland Heights.  We even had a local celeb join us:  Highland Heights Council President, Cathy Murphy!  Thank you to all who came out to support CPA and Fall Prevention!  Click here to view photos from the event.

Village Forum Aging in Place Program Series 

Aging in Place is a hot topic today!  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines aging in place as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.” 

Join Community Partnership on Aging for a series of programs, each focusing on the importance of aging in place – and various resources available to older adults who wish to remain in their homes for as long as possible.  The first of the series included a panel of professionals in the aging field and  was held Friday, June 9 with more than 60 participants in attendance!  Panelists who participated in the discussion were Bridget McQuaide, CARE Program Coordinator and Certified Aging in Place Specialist;  Beda Madden, Social Worker at Community Partnership on Aging; Dr. Richard Jones, Ph.D., Administrator of the Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services; Wesley Walker of the Home Repair Resource Center; and Beth Glas from Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio. 

Thank you to Jeff Arnovitz, Provider for Express Care Online, ANP, and Matt Stanton, Senior Director of Distance Health, both from the Cleveland Clinic, for their very informative and interesting presentation at the third program, held on Friday, October 27!

“The Who, What & Why for Reinventing and Refueling Your Life” 

Thank you to all who attended as well as our fabulous speakers, Nancy Duff-Boehm, Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist and Sharona Hoffman, J.D., LL.M!  Click here for details of the event!

The CARE Program – Volunteers are needed!

2016 5-City 5-Alarm Chili Cook-Off! To Benefit The CPA Safe-At-Home Program November 5th 2016The CARE Program  is in need of volunteers to assist with helping older adults in the area stay safe and independent in their homes. This program would not be successful without the wonderful volunteers who are so generous with their time and talents. We work hard to match your interests with the volunteer opportunities that we have available; check out our application to see where you might fit! Volunteering with the CARE Program is a great way to get involved and give back and we have a variety of opportunities throughout the year for volunteers of all ages and interest levels. Interested? Have questions? Call (216)291-3902 and ask for CARE Volunteer opportunities or email us your interest at

Click here for more information about CARE, including information about the service bundles and program eligibility.  You can also download and print the CARE volunteer application from the link.

AARP Driver Safety Course

Fall is a great time to take a class!  Check out the AARP Driver Safety Course coming up in November;  Click here to view the event flyer.

A Matter of Balance classes – more classes coming soon!

Community Partnership on AgingA Matter of Balance emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls!  If you or someone you know could benefit from this class, give us a call.  A Matter of Balance is proven to reduce falls among older adults (and it’s FREE!).  Click here for details!

 Arthritis Exercise Instructor Needed!

Community Partnership on AgingCommunity Partnership on Aging is looking for a Certified Arthritis Exercise instructor to lead the class at Lyndhurst Community Center on Tuesdays and Highland Heights Community Center on Fridays.  The contracted position will be paid based on experience.   For further details, click here or send an email to Therese at 

Attention Bibliophiles!

Community Partnership on AgingThe CPA Book Club takes place the last Wednesday of each month at the South Euclid Community Center at 12:30 PM.  It’s free to join this great group of participants who gather once each month to review books of all genres and enjoy good company and discussion!  Click this link for more information including upcoming book titles!

CPA Cafe Services

Community Partnership on AgingDid you know CPA staff and volunteers prepare a variety of scratch-prepared lunches each month?  All CPA lunches are open to the public regardless of city of residence!  Click here for information including upcoming menus for June and July!

Health and Wellness Talks

Join CPA Community Partnership on Agingevery first Wednesday of the month for a Health and Wellness Talk courtesy of UH Center for Lifelong Learning!  Health Talk is preceded by AM Stretch with Danielle from Manor Care at 9:30, and immediately after, participants can get BP, glucose and cholesterol checks courtesy of UH and Manor Care Mayfield (snacks courtesy of Manor Care!).  Screenings are first come, first served, but registration is not required for Health Talk.  Click here to see upcoming Health Talk topics.  

Find us on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram!

Community Partnership on AgingBe sure to follow us on your favorite social media platforms. We will be posting on Facebook frequently throughout the week – there you will find articles, pictures, and agency updates. Check out our Instagram and Pinterest pages for even more information!  Click the blue word links in this post, or click any of the Social Media icon links near the top of our Home Page.

Produce Plus

 Introducing Produce Plus!  Each month eligible older adult residents of our five CPA communities can shop for select produce items (and sometimes more) courtesy of a program through the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.  No reservations are necessary; however participants must meet eligibility (income and age) guidelines.  Click here to read the flyer with details.

CPA newsletter locations

Thank you to the many fine businesses in our area that accept copies of our newsletter at their locations. Click here to view a PDF document of current businesses! Those who choose may also receive a copy mailed to their home by mailing a check for $9 to CPA courtesy of our main office at 1370 Victory Dr., South Euclid, OH 44121.




November 2017 CPA Newsletter

November 2017 CPA Newsletter

November 2017 CPA Lunch Menu

November 2017 CPA Lunch Menu


November & December 2017 CPA Cafe Services Menu

November & December 2017 CPA Cafe Services Menu

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