The Butler County Department of Job and Family Services' staff investigates allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation of any individual over the age of eighteen years.
Court action is possible to protect individuals over the age of sixty (60) who are considered incompetent and at risk of irreparable harm.
Necessary in-home services are provided through homemaker/home-health aide contracts with Butler County Family Service and the City of Middletown and referrals to other service agencies throughout the county.
For additional information visit the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services on the Web at www.state.oh.us/odjfs or call the Butler County Department of Job and Family Services at 1-800-582-4267.
Senior Citizens, Inc. provides opportunities and services that enhance the quality of life for older adults in southern Butler County. Individuals and the community benefit through the organization's education, nutrition, recreation, social service, transportation and wellness programs.
Senior Citizens, Inc. maintains the Fairfield Senior Center, located at 536 Patterson Boulevard, which can be reached at 513-867-1998, ext. 350.
Founded in 1975, Pro Seniors is a non-profit organization that provides free legal and long-term care help to older adults. Pro Seniors offers Ohio residents age 60 and older the advice and information they need to solve their legal and nursing home, adult care facility, and home health care problems. Pro Seniors is dedicated to helping older adults maintain their independence by empowering them, by protecting their interests, and by helping them access resources.
Pro Seniors’ Legal Hotline serves the State of Ohio. By calling our Legal Hotline, Ohio residents age 60 or older can receive free assistance over the telephone with a variety of legal or long-term care problems. Pro Seniors services also include your local Long-Term Care Ombudsman - a client-directed representative who is authorized by federal and state law to assist consumers with questions and problems relating to long-term care - nursing homes, assisted living, home care, and adult care homes. In Greater Cincinnati, the number to call is (513) 345-4160. In other parts of Ohio, call (800) 488-6070.
The purpose of the Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio is to identify needs, means and resources to plan, implement, coordinate and fund quality programs which will meet the needs of older persons and those with similar needs in the service area.
The council also provides a forum which will seek to increase public awareness and concern about the needs of the aging, and those with similar needs, to promote appropriate community action.
Offices of the COA of Southwestern Ohio are located at 644 Linn Street, Suite 1100, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203.
The Ohio Department of Aging serves and represents nearly 2 million Ohioans age 60 and older. The department’s role is to advocate for the needs of all older citizens.
The emphasis is on improving the quality of life for older Ohioans, helping senior citizens live active, healthy and independent lives, and promoting positive attitudes toward aging and older people.
The department is committed to helping the frail elderly who choose to remain at home by providing home and community-based services. The goal is to promote the greatest level of choice, independence and self care of the individual, and to promote community living when appropriate and feasible, in terms of cost and quality.
Visit the Ohio Department of Aging on the Web at www.state.oh.us/age.