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April 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!

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market has identified Community Partnership on Aging for their Giving Bag Program for the month of April!

For every Giving Bag purchased at the Fresh Thyme store located in Mayfield Heights/Golden Gate Plaza during the month of April, Community Partnership on Aging will receive the $1 default donation!  WOW!   

Giving Bags are located around the store and at the checkout counters.  If you don’t see them, ask a store manager.  Be sure to stock up on all your needs during April and help CPA and the environment at the same time!  Click this link for details!

Upcoming ‘Fitness’ classes with CPA 

Whether it’s financial fitness or brain health, CPA has two new classes coming for whatever area you wish to improve upon! 

First is a Financial Planning Series of seven classes offered in partnership with ESOP.  That series begins on Monday, April 9 at 1:00 PM at Lyndhurst Community Center.  Next is ‘Brainersize,’ offered as part of the monthly Health and Wellness Talk on Wednesday, May 2 at Ross C. DeJohn Community Center in Mayfield Heights.  ‘Brainersize’ on May 2 will also be offered as a further series in June.  Attend the Health Talk on May 2 to find out more information.  Both of these classes are free!  You can find details about the Financial Planning Series by clicking this link.

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

Nearly forty-five member representatives from the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce attended the Spring Networking Mixer held at Lyndhurst Community Center last Thursday!  The event was a chance for members to network and to learn about Community Partnership on Aging’s many programs and services.  Many thanks to Lyndhurst Mayor Patrick Ward and to everyone at the HRCC for your support!

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.

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!

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.




April 2018 CPA Newsletter

April 2018 CPA Newsletter

April 2018 CPA Lunch Menu

April 2018 CPA Lunch Menu

April 2018 CPA Cafe Services Menu

April 2018 CPA Cafe Services Menu

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