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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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August 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!

Mobile Farmer’s Markets for August and September!

Local farmers will be on site in August and September so here is your chance to use your SFMNP coupons on fresh, locally-grown produce!  Coupons must be used by October 31; cash is also accepted!  Produce will vary depending on the crops available each day.  Click here for a flyer with dates and locations!

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!

FREE Family Fun Carnival – all welcome, spaces still available!

Our first Family Fun Carnival was a smashing success!  Many, many thanks to the Catena Family, the Brush High PTSA and students, our CPA event volunteers and everyone who donated to make this event a success! Click here to view the photos from the event.

Village Forum Aging in Place Program Series – Part II is Wednesday, August 30

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.

Part II will be held on Wednesday, August 30 in Mayfield Village at their beautiful new Community Room, at 6621 Wilson Mills Rd.  Titled, “A Celebration of Caregiving:  Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others,” this early evening event will include a relaxing evening of foods and other elements to pamper your mind, body and soul

Click here to view the full flyer for the event.  Click this link to view photos from the first program held on June 9.

Summer Projects are Underway – Volunteers Needed!   Click here to read more!

Tickets on sale now for “The Who, What & Why for Reinventing and Refueling Your Life”

The Community Partnership on Aging Advisory Board proudly presents this special symposium for anyone who wants to thrive after 50!   Join Community Partnership on Aging and special guest speakers:  Sharona Hoffman, J.D., LL.M. and Nancy Duff-Boehm, Ph.D. who will, through personal experience and professional expertise, share insights into the practical necessities as well as emotional aspects of managing one of the biggest and most important transitions we can make.   Event will be held Thursday, August 31 from 5:00-8:30 PM at Highland Heights Community Center.  Tickets available now through  Click here for details of the event as well as a list of vendors that will be on hand!

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.

End of Summer Downtown Cleveland Day Trip with JKL Tours – Friday, September 1

It may only be the start of summer but it’s not too soon to plan an end-of-summer trip Downtown on Labor Day weekend!  Join CPA and JKL Tours for a day filled with fun and activities that includes:  The NEW Public Square, a tour of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, buffet lunch/time at JACK Casino AND an afternoon cruise on the Goodtime III with added bonus (weather-dependent):  watch the USAF Thunderbirds practice for the Air Show from the Goodtime III)! FEE:  $78 per person, all-inclusive (bring money if you wish to gamble at JACK Casino).  Call Carolyn at 440-473-5138 to make a reservation; deadline to sign up is July 7 with payment due by August 1.  Click here to view the flyer for the trip!

AARP Driver Safety Courses and Diabetes Self-Management Class for Fall

Fall is a great time to take a class!  Check out the AARP Driver Safety Course coming up in September and November; for those with diabetes looking for ways to manage your condition, the Diabetes Self-Management Class might be for you!  Click here to view the event flyers.

Just Announced – Dinner & a Show Meet-Up:  Hairspray and Jack’s Deli, August 17 / Special Hairspray Preview Show at Lyndhurst Community Center on Tuesday, August 8!

Join CPA for the Mercury Theatre Company performance of this fun musical that tells the story of ‘pleasantly plump’ teenager Tracy Turnblad, who teaches the locals  a thing or two about integration when she lands a spot in a dance contest!   You can drive on your own to meet up at Jack’s Deli before the show, or plan on meeting the group at Mercury Theatre Company, on the campus of Notre Dame College.  Click here to view the full flyer with details for the event Meet-Up!

You can also check out a special preview of songs from Hairspray performed by the cast, on Tuesday, August 8 at Lyndhurst Community Center (12:00 PM).  Reservations for the PREVIEW SHOW are not required unless you want to join us for lunch.  If you would like to join us for lunch, please call 216-650-4029 no later than Wednesday, August 2 at 3:00 PM.

Paint ‘n’ Sip – Wednesday, August 9

Recreate a painting, relax with a mocktail and have a box dinner – all for $10!  Who could ask for more on a steamy August evening?  Click here for more information!  Spaces are limited to 20 so sign up soon!


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.

Fresh Goods To Go

The Fresh Goods To Go Program is in full swing! Each month eligible older adult residents of our five CPA communities can receive a Tote of free groceries (generally produce) courtesy of a program through the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.  Click here to read the flyer with reservation 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.




August 2017 CPA Newsletter

August 2017 CPA Newsletter

August 2017 CPA Lunch Menu

August 2017 CPA Lunch Menu

August & September 2017 CPA Cafe Services Menu

August & September 2017 CPA Cafe Services Menu

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