Resources & Support Services
Sponsored by National Council on Aging. Help to identify benefits and services, cut expenses, get trained for and find a job, better utilize assets. www.benefitscheckup.org.
Estate Planning Review
The law offices of Lutz & Antonini Law, LLP, estate planning and administration.
By appointment. A one on one consultation to review your last will and testament and other related estate planning documents. Find out if changes or updates are required, tips to
Call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for an appointment with Jennifer.
Fee Assistance Program
Available for 60+ Sylvania School District Residents and aims to provide financial assistance for Sylvania Senior Center programs that promote healthy aging. This program is strictly confidential.
Call 419-885-3913 for an appointment.
Golden Buckeye Card
Participation in the Golden Buckeye Program is free. Ohio residents who are 60 years and older and adults 18-59 years old who have a permanent disability and are unable to work are eligible. Applications are available in the office.
Home Energy Assistance Program – (H.E.A.P.)
Assistance with rising heating costs. Applications and income levels for eligibility are available in the office.
For more info please call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913.
Home Maintenance Program
Available to Sylvania City and Township residents 60+ who need assistance with seasonal yard maintenance, household cleaning, and small repair jobs. Services are provided by individuals who have passed a federal criminal background check and interview process before being brought into the program.
Call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for more information or to schedule assistance.
Free elder care legal services, sponsored by Gallon, Takacs & Boissoneault Co., L.P.A.
Second Tuesday of the month, by appointment.
Call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for an appointment with a representative
Ohio Department of Insurance. 1-800-686-1578.
Mobile Meals of Toledo
Home-delivered meal program. Delivers meals 2 days per week to area residents and provides a wellness check with each delivery. Some insurances accepted.
Call 419-255-7806 or click here to apply online.
Ohio Living Will and Healthcare Power of Attorney
“Advance Directive” is a general term referring to a person’s verbal and written instructions about future medical care in the event that the person becomes unable to speak for him or herself. Forms are available in the office.
Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program – Health insurance information and services for people on Medicare. 1-800-686-1578.
O.S.H.I.I.P. Trained Specialist
Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program / through the Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio.
Helping you make the best decision for yourself, regarding your health insurance coverage!
Call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for an appointment with the Specialist.
Assists with complains about long-term care.
ABLE Long Term Ombudsman: 419-259-2891 | 1-800-542-1874.
The Participant Council is an organized group of Sylvania Senior Center participants who volunteer and work with the staff to assist the Senior Center in achieving its goals. Any participant currently registered at the senior center is automatically a member of the Participant Council and has voting rights. Officers are elected annually. Quarterly meetings will be held on a Friday in conjunction with the Booster Club Breakfast. Participant Council activities are varied and help raise funds for the Center.
Savvy Saving Seniors
www.ncoa.org keyword: savvy senior Money Saving Tips, Avoiding Scams, Ways to Protect Yourself.
Voter registration and absentee ballot request forms are available in our office.
The benefits of volunteering are many. Studies have shown that volunteering connects you with others, making new friends and contacts; counteracts the effects of stress, anger, anxiety and depression. Below is a guide from Aginginplace.org which discusses these benefits as well as giving you information on how to volunteer. Please click on the link to view this article. https://www.aginginplace.org/how-to-volunteer-as-a-senior/