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March News from

Community Partnership on Aging

CPA is celebrating our 40th anniversary this year!  Watch our website as well as our newsletter for a variety of ways to participate and support our agency as we celebrate the past and move into the future!

40 Years of Glitz and Glam!

The Ursuline College Fashion Show for Community Partnership on Aging will be held on Tuesday, March 20 at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center in Mayfield Heights.  This year’s theme will showcase 40 years of Glitz and Glam from the Ursuline College Historic Costume Study Collection, along with a fabulous Chicken Piccata Dinner scratch-prepared by CPA’s Chef Warren. 

This year’s tickets include a tax deductible donation of $10 per ticket in celebration of Community Partnership on Aging’s 40th Anniversary.  Click this link for the full flyer and ticket link.

CPA is hosting the March Mixer for the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce – Thursday, March 29

The mixer will be held on Thursday, March 29 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Lyndhurst Community Center, 1341 Parkview Dr. in Lyndhurst.  Tickets are $10 for HHRC members and $20 for non-members For more information about the mixer, click this link or click the HHRC logo below!

The Annual Senior Movie Day and Luncheon returns – Wednesday, May 30

Thanks again to Atlas Cinemas Eastgate for their generosity, CPA is able to bring the annual movie day to you!  This year’s movie is 1963’s “Charade” starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant.  The matinee will start at 2:00 PM.

The movie is preceded by the annual luncheon at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center – courtesy of CPA’s Chef Warren, staff and volunteers.

Senior Day is an annual celebration in honor of Older Americans Month.  Since 1963, Older Americans Month has been a time to celebrate older Americans, their stories, and their contributions. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the annual observance offers a special opportunity to learn about, support, and recognize our nation’s older citizens.

Click this link to view the full Senior Day flyer with details about tickets and lunch reservations.

Community Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers of all ages are needed in April and May to help with our annual spring yard cleanup project in South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights, Mayfield Heights, and Mayfield Village.  Individuals and groups (including families) spend just a few hours sprucing up the yards of our older adults.  All you need is a rake and a trash bag!  Please call CPA Volunteer Coordinator, Corinne Dunn at 216-291-3902, ext. 213, to volunteer.

AARP Tax Info

Beginning in February, theTax Program will be available in all five communities for older adult residents.  Appointments for residents of South Euclid, Lyndhurst, Highland Heights and Mayfield Heights will be taken according to schedule below.  Appointments for non-residents will be taken beginning Wednesday March 7, 2018.  When calling for an appointment, please be prepared to provide demographic information and the location where you would like to meet.

South Euclid – Appointments available on Tuesdays at South Euclid Community Center, starting Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Residents may call to schedule beginning Wednesday January 17, 9:00-4:30.  Call 216-291-3902

Lyndhurst – Appointments available on Wednesdays at Lyndhurst Community Center, starting Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  Residents may call to schedule beginning Wednesday January 17, 9:00-4:30. Call 216-291-3902

Mayfield Heights – Appointments available on Thursdays at Ross DeJohn Community Center, starting Thursday, February 8, 2018. Residents may call to schedule beginning Wednesday January 17, 9:00-4:30. Call  216-291-3902

Highland Heights – Appointments available on Thursdays at Highland Heights Community Center, starting Thursday, February 15, 2018. Call Mary at 440-461-2441 to schedule

Mayfield VillageFor Mayfield Village residents only. Residents may call beginning now! Dates for appointments are:  March 19 and April 2 only.  Appointment times are 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. Call Donna at 440-919-2332

Improving your Balance in a Fun Way

CPA will be working with Carl Harmon  of Cleveland Fit For Life in Warrensville Heights, to ofer an activity-based program focusing on improving balance and mobility for older adults of all fitness and health abilities. This six-week program will enhance older adults’ abilities to maintain balance in completing their everyday tasks. There will be weekly activity handouts that individuals can use at home or anywhere. The five core components of the training program will focus on flexibility, posture and core stability, strength for purpose, balance and mobility and cardiorespiratory endurance.
Minimum needed: 12 (maximum 15)
6 Tuesdays:  May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19.  1:00PM – 2:00 PM at Lyndhurst Community Center, 1341 Parkview Dr.
Deadline to register:  May 1
Fee:  $50 per person
Requirements:  comfortable shoes, loose fitting clothes, water bottle, knowledge of any medical history/limitations.  Participants will be required to complete a waiver on the first day of the session.
Provided:  handouts, resistance bands

To sign up or for questions: call CPA at 216-650-4029

Applications  Available for Summer Home Repair Projects

As of March 1, we are accepting applications for summer projects which will be conducted by skilled volunteers.  Based on the experience of the volunteers, these might include exterior or interior painting, plumbing jobs, gutter repair, extensive landscaping, ramp building, window repair, dry wall work, etc.  Individuals requesting help will be screened by our social work staff as to financial need.

Please call the CPA office (216-291-3902) to request an application or stop in at our office at the South Euclid Community Center.  You can also open the application to print here and consent form here: COMPLETED APPLICATIONS AND CONSENT FORMS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY MONDAY, APRIL 16.

Produce Plus

 The Produce Plus is in full swing!  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.

Calling Retired Contractors or Tradespeople!

 Additional help is needed to provide volunteer consultations for our Safe at Home projects.  This program allows individuals who qualify financially to receive installation of grab bars, railings, and other accessibility equipment.  These installations are completed by a trained professional, but we use skilled volunteers to complete measurements and provide other valuable information before the materials are ordered by CPA.  This typically occurs about two to three times a month.  Sound interesting?  Please call Corinne Dunn, CPA Volunteer Coordinator, at 216-291-3902, ext. 213.

STC PLUS – Offering Evening and Weekend Rides

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!

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.

A Matter of Balance classes – New sessions just announced!

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

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!  Immediately after Health Talk, participants can get BP, glucose and cholesterol checks courtesy of UH and Manor Care Mayfield.  Screenings are first come, first served, but registration is not required for Health Talk.  

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.

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.




March 2018 CPA Newsletter

March 2018 CPA Newsletter

March 2018 CPA Lunch Menu

March 2018 CPA Lunch Menu

March 2018 CPA Cafe Services Menu

March 2018 CPA Cafe Services Menu

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