Communities Assisting Residential Elders (CARE)  is a regional collaborative of 4 offices of aging who recognized the changing needs of older adults in the 9 communities they serve.  CARE was started to to bring support to help homeowners, 60 and older with completing projects in and around their homes. Thanks to their dedication and that of volunteers, and generous funders, CARE  continues to expand it’s reach throughout Northeast Ohio.

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Be Prepared – Calls Asking You to Buy Gift Cards

Every week in the news there are stories about older adults being victims of gift card scams.  While these scams are not exclusive to older adults, it is evident that they are a common target. So what happens?  Here are a few examples: SHAKER HEIGHTS It was reported that a fraudulent solicitor had targeted a …


CARE Volunteers Support their Elder Neighbors – Sign Up Today!

IT TAKES A COMMUNITY CARE Volunteers have an opportunity to support the beautification of their neigborhoods by supporting their elder neighbors who want to do their part but may need some assistance.  For most CARE Members they have lived in the neighborhood for many years, and are just unable to maintain their yards like they …

How Prepared Are You?

TAKE THE SURVEY Communities Assisting Residential Elders (CARE) is collecting information on emergency preparedness for older adults.  How prepared are you in case of a fire, gas leak or an area wide evacuation?  What if you were required to shelter in place for an extended period of time?  Do you have a plan for both …

Window CARE – A Popular Request

WINDOW CARE PROJECTS One of the services that has grown in popularity for CARE Members is window cleaning.  For some older adults and people with disabilities, their mobility around their home is limited.  They may only have access to certain rooms or are unable to stand only allowing them to view the outside from lower …


Thank You
  • Legacy Village Lyndhurst Community Fund
  • Edwin D. Northrup II Fund
  • Thatcher Family Fund
  • Solon Civic Fund
  • Private Donors


*The information provided on this website is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute any professional, medical or legal advice.  CARE receives public and private funding.  Community Partnership on Aging serves as our fiduciary agent.  CARE currently serves the cities of Cleveland Heights, Highland Heights, Lyndhurst, Maple Heights, Mayfield Heights, Mayfield Village, Richmond Heights, Solon, and South Euclid.