Resources

RESOURCES

Are There Other Resources for Me?

There are many resources for seniors and those who care for them. The Fairborn Senior Center has put together a list of some of the most helpful resources for both caregivers and senior care recipients. You’ll find information on everything from healthcare, benefits, and finance to entertainment and social outlet.

Community Dinners

  • Celebration Worship Ministries – 633 W. Funderburg Rd. – The last Monday of the month. For more information call 937-754-4460.
  • Trinity United Church of Christ – 821 N. Central Ave. – The last Tuesday of the month. For more information call 937-878-5701.
  • Abiding Christ Lutheran Church – 326 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Rd. – Wednesday’s 6-7pm. For more information call 937-878-2888.
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church – 100 E. Main St. – Thursday’s 6-7pm. For more information call 937-878-4700

Clothing

  • Fish Pantry – Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 – 4pm, you can go twice a month (Every other week) Please bring ID.
  • United Methodist Church – Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30pm and the 1st Saturday of the month from 9:00 – 11:00am

Help with Utilities

  • St. Vincent DePaul Mary Help of Christian – Located at 954 N. Maple Ave. for more information call 937-424-0951.
  • Salvation Army – Helps with DP&L shut off notices. For more information call 937-372-9810
  • Fish Hotline – For more information call 937-879-1313
  • Community Action Partners (CAP) – Helps with DP&L, Vectren, HEAP & PIPP. Also helps with water bill but must have children under 18 years of age. For more information call 937-528-5100

Food Pantries/ Food Banks

  • Grapevine Ministries of Beavercreek – The first Saturday of the month at the Fairborn Primary School parking lot at 11am. After they finish at the school they head to Skyway Plaza. Usually there by 1pm. Please bring ID and proof of income and residence.
  • Fairborn Senior Center – The 3rd Tuesday of the month located at 325 N. Third St. Please bring ID.
  • Abiding Christ Lutheran Church – The 4th Tuesday of the month located at 326 E Dayton Yellow Springs Rd. Please bring ID.
  • Fish Pantry – Tuesdays and Fridays from 2 – 4pm, you can go twice a month (Every other week) Please bring ID.
  • St. Vincent DePaul Mary Help of Christian – Located at 954 N. Maple Ave. for more information call 937-424-0951.
  • The Vineyard Church – Monday-Friday from 10am – 12pm located at 4051 Indian Ripple Rd, Beavercreek, OH 45440.
  • Salvation Army – For more information call 937-372-9810, vouchers are required.

Informative Links

General Information

  • AARP.org – Has lots of senior related articles. It also has information on health, money, leisure activities, family issues and an online community you can participate in and meet other seniors.
  • American Bar Association-Commission on Law and Aging – Elder law resources in your area.
  • American Society on Aging – Advocates for those who are aging and their caregivers.
  • Area Agency on Aging PSA 2 – Offers help for seniors for West Central Ohio.
  • Senior.Com – This online community provides senior-oriented products, services, information, and entertainment.
  • SeniorLink – Access to elder-care professionals, programs, helpers, facilities, and agencies.
  • Third Age – Topic areas include health care, computers, retirement, investing, caregiving, travel, news, grandparenting, and much more.

Federal, State, & Local Government

  • Administration on Aging – Information for older persons, their families, and those concerned about enriching the lives of the elderly.
  • Healthy Aging for Older Adults – Helpful information on a wide range of health issues faced by older adults.
  • Social Security Online – The official website of the Social Security Administration.
  • USA.gov – Information for caregivers, consumer protection information, education, creating a will, contact information for federal and state agencies. You can also find health-related information, housing resources, retirement resources, and travel discounts.
  • Ohio Department of AgingThe Ohio Department of Aging fosters sound public policy, research, and initiatives that benefit older Ohioans.
  • United Way of the Greater Dayton AreaInformation on how to get assistance from United Way.
  • Greene County Council on AgingThe Greene County Council on Aging is dedicated to promoting independence and quality of life for Greene County, Ohio, senior citizens and their caregivers.
  • Ohio Association of Area Agencies on AgingWebsite that provide services for older Ohioans, people with disabilities and their families.

Health & Medical

  • Alzheimer’s Association – The leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support, and research.
  • Healthfinder – Information to help you and your loved ones live well and stay healthy.
  • Medline – The world’s most extensive collection of published medical information, coordinated by the National Library of Medicine.
  • NIH Health Information Page – Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
  • Medical Alert System Reviews Reviews and pricing of different Medical Alert Systems

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