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Rep. Sweeney Announces $831K to Revitalize Adult Day Services in Cuyahoga County

March 12, 2024
Bride Rose Sweeney News

COLUMBUS – State Rep. Bride Rose Sweeney (D-Westlake) today announced the investment of $831K to revitalize and expand adult day services for seniors living in Cuyahoga County. The grant program, administered by the Ohio Department of Aging, will utilize federal ARPA dollars to expand the availability of community-based senior care services throughout Ohio, supporting facility construction and renovation, expansion of services, and workforce recruitment and retention efforts.

“By investing in community-based senior care programs and adult day services, we will position Ohio communities to better care for their aging populations and empower older Ohioans to age in their preferred environments, enhancing their overall quality of life,” said Rep. Sweeney. “Glad to see this funding from the Biden Administration is being sent back to our local communities where it will provide essential care and support to a vulnerable population.”

The $831,623.78 allocated for Cuyahoga County will be distributed to three adult care providers:

  • Senior Centers of Ohio Inc. - $632,153.78
  • Jennings Center for Older Adults - $160,230.00
  • Acacia Place Adult Day - $39,240.00

In addition to being more cost-effective than institutional long-term care settings, benefits of adult day include increased social engagement, improved overall physical and mental health, early detection of health issues, family support, caregiver respite, and more.

Funding for this program was originally allocated for this purpose in House Bill 45 of the 134th General Assembly and was later amended via House Bill 33 of the 135th General Assembly.