Resources & Support Services
AARP Smart Driver
Learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques and how to operate your vehicle more safely in a challenging driving environment. Offered several times during the year.
Advanced Funeral Planning Consultation
3rd Friday of the month, by appointment.
Josie Freeman, Funeral Director, Reeb Funeral Home; with over 25 years of experience will be available to meet with you individually and answer all of your questions at no cost or obligation.
Call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for an appointment with Josie Freeman, Reeb Funeral Home.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group
First Tuesday of the month, March through December, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the Sylvania Senior Center Willow Room.
Facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter. This support group is open to the community.
Caregiver groups are a great way to learn more about techniques and strategies to cope with caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia and to meet others who are experiencing similar challenges. This group is free, open to all ages and registration is not required.
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 Jennifer Antonini, LTD. Second Friday, monthly from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 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 avoid probate.
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 Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for more information.
Opportunities for confidential consultations with a Licensed Independent Social Worker.
Also offered are group educational series and outreach services that can provide direct assistance when making difficult decisions.
Call Sylvania Senior Center at 419-885-3913 for an appointment with the social worker.
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, errands 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.