Health & Wellness Services
Behavioral Health Services
Our Behavioral Health Services provide holistic mental health care to help adults 55 and older stabilize behavioral health symptoms.
Our Home-Delivered Meals Program offers home delivery service of nutritious hot and cold meals to older adults who are unable to shop for or prepare meals independently.
Our Senior Companion Program connects older adults with a trained peer volunteer who can offer companionship and minimize isolation.
Our Social Work Program addresses concerns of older adults and caregivers, including medical conditions, quality of life, and environmental health issues.
WeCare...because you do℠
WeCare is a telephone- and email-based care coaching program designed to assist and support older adults living with chronic conditions and their caregivers.
Rose Centers for Aging Well
Rose Centers for Aging Well
Rose Centers for Aging Well, a subsidiary of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, exists to promote successful aging for Northeast Ohio’s adults by offering opportunities, programs and services that foster choice and independence.LEARN MORE
Keeping Bones Fit and Healthy as You Age
Most people have been told at least once in their life to drink milk so they will have strong bones when they grow up. As all of us continue that process of growing up into older adulthood, maintaining strong and healthy bones can be of even greater importance in order to prevent serious fractures, brittleness and significant loss of bone mass.Read More
How Caregivers and Older Adults Can Manage Rising Food Costs
As anyone who has gone grocery shopping over the past few months can tell you, inflation is hitting food prices hard in 2023. As of February 2023, eggs are around $4.21 a dozen, a 110 percent increase from 2022, while foods like pasta, flour, potatoes and sugar have all seen increases in the 20-30 percent range. But one thing that hasn’t changed?: the barriers which exist to prevent us from making the most of our money and accessing quality, nutritional food.Read More
Understanding and Diagnosing an Older Loved One’s Dementia- or IDD-Related Depression
Dementia, intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and depression can, unfortunately, be closely linked. An estimated 30 to 40 percent of individuals diagnosed with dementia may also suffer from depression. This number includes older adults in the IDD population who also have dementia—and who are already fifty percent more likely to struggle with mental health conditions, according to the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.Read More
Avoiding Medicine and Health Remedy Scams
Schemes advertising dubious pills, potions, diets and other supposed treatments for a wide variety of illnesses common in older people have been promoted by fraudulent salesmen for centuries. Nowadays, instead of listening to sales pitches for home remedies at the county fair from snake oil salesmen, vulnerable older adults are bombarded by ads for these questionable solutions in newspapers, magazines, TV, the internet, and even cell phone text messages.Read More
3 Ways Older Adults Can Stay Healthy In The New Year
As we head more into the new year, this tends to be a time of reflection and improvement for most older adults. While it’s no mystery, improving your health seems to be the most popular area of concentration for everybody. When starting to write your next chapter, being healthy makes it easier for you to do so in the best way possible. Whether you have your goals locked in or you’re still searching for a plan of attack, here are three ways you can stay healthy throughout all of 2023.Read More