Union County, Ohio

Sales Tax Funded Services

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Funded in whole or in part by the Senior Services Sales Tax (*sliding fee scale may apply to some services)

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  • Caregiver Relief / Day Respite Care * Providing trained individuals to help with the care of older adults who need 24-hour supervision
  • Case Management Ongoing assessments & consultations with seniors & their families to determine needs & provide support
  • Homemaker Services* Referral to an agency for assistance with meal preparation, light house cleaning & laundry to maintain a clean, safe & healthy environment
  • Personal Care* Referral to an agency for assistance in the performance of necessary activities, such as personal hygiene & grooming
  • Home Delivered Meals Funding provided to support the Memorial Meals Program
  • Emergency Response Buttons / Automatic Pill Dispensers * Provides access to emergency services through electronic communication devices & assistance with medication compliance
  • Project Lifesaver Funding provided to support tracking system for those at risk to wander such as Alzheimer’s & Dementia clients, operated by the Union County Sheriff’s Office
  • Senior Watch Telephone Call Program Daily automated call program for safety operated by the Union County Sheriff’s Office
  • Medication Management * Medication set-up by a registered nurse for qualified seniors
  • Weekly Shopping Weekly senior shopping trips available for those who don’t drive through UCATS

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  • Farmers’ Market Healthy Seniors Program Farmers’ Market coupons to be used for fresh local produce for income eligible seniors
  • FILE OF LIFE Magnetic pouch for the refrigerator & wallet insert to record medications & medical conditions for first responders
  • Food Commodity Program Partnering with CASC to provide monthly food boxes for income eligible seniors through a Federal Program

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  • Adult Protective Services For those who are, or are in danger of being mistreated or neglected, & are unable to protect themselves through Job & Family Services
  • Emergency Needs Assistance Limited emergency assistance for medication or utilities
  • Homeless Prevention Program Funding provided to the Salvation Army to assist low income seniors at risk of becoming homeless
  • Family to Family Furniture Bank Providing funding for essential furniture items for low income seniors, located at the Hope Center
  • Home Safety* Providing in home safety assessments & safety related home items to improve independence

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  • Information & Advocacy Providing resource information about community-based & other services for older adults
  • Life Bio - Life Story Journal Life Bio Journal to document the life of a senior as well as the option to pair with companion visitation
  • Medicare Assistance Medicare counseling by Senior Services’ OSHIIP -certified (Ohio Department of Insurance) staff
  • Project Safe Heat Free carbon monoxide detector, furnace cleaning & inspection for seniors through Community Action
  • Transportation Medical & Community Mealsite transportation available; wheelchair accessible through UCATS
  • Welcome Bags for Seniors Welcome bags delivered to seniors who are new to the county by Union County Senior Services staff that contain senior-related community information & giveaways