The City of Solon provides an array services for its seniors, who may be eligible for the programs listed below. Contact the Solon Senior Center at 440-349-6363 for program specifics.
Solon Senior In-Town Transportation Service -Information Sheet
Transportation is available within the City of Solon for Solon seniors and adults with disabilities. Transportation is available Monday through Friday, with pick-up times between 9 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. For specific information regarding this service, click here. To register, call the Solon Senior Center.
Out-of-Town Senior Transportation Service - Information Sheet
Transportation is available outside the City of Solon for Solon seniors and adults with disabilities. For specific information regarding this service, click here. Services are provided by Senior Transportation Connection, (www.seniortransportationconnection.org). To participate as a City of Solon resident, call the Solon Senior Center at 440-349-6363.
Social Work Consultation
Our social worker, Yvette Hasan, LSW is available for consults and visits with senior adults and their families to provide information and referrals to assist in accessing programs and making informed decisions regarding housing/living options, in-home care, home safety and maintenance, health insurance, prescription assistance programs, legal and financial issues. She is Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) certified in order to better assist you with health insurance selection, prescription assistance programs and questions. Call the Solon Senior Center, 440-349-6363 for questions or an appointment.
Meals on Wheels
Solon Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit, volunteer-staffed meal program for seniors and adults with disabilities who may be home-bound, recuperating from a recent illness or having difficulty preparing meals. One hot meal and cold meal is delivered from Solon Pointe at Emerald Ridge, Monday through Friday. The cost is partially subsidized by Solon Pointe. Please call the Solon Senior Center, 440-349-6363 for more information.
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s support groups are available on a monthly basis to offer help and information. Delay the Disease, as evidenced based exercise program for people with Parkinson’s disease is available weekly. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for more information.
Senior Rubbish Pick-Up Service
Rubbish collection at the door (garage or home entry door) is available for seniors and adults with disabilities, who have no other able bodied person residing with them. Rubbish is collected on a weekly basis for those unable to safely take their automated trash container to the curb. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for registration.
Solon Personal Emergency Response Systems (SPERS)
Personal Emergency Response Systems are available at no charge for financially qualifying senior residents. To qualify, gross annual income must not exceed 200% of federal poverty guidelines, as well as available access to a land phone line. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW.
Solon Mobile Pantry
A once a month food distribution held at the Church of Resurrection, 32001 Cannon Rd. in Solon, funded by the Solon Rotary. Assistance is provided by the Solon Senior Center, as well as other local faith based and service organizations. This distribution is unique in that it provides perishable and nonperishable. Monthly distribution typically occurs on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.. To be eligible, income must be 200% of poverty or lower. Contact the Solon Senior Center, 440-349-6363 with questions.
Sunshine Call Program
Morning well-check calls are made by volunteers, on a daily basis, to any senior or adult with disability. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for registration.
Home Chore Referral Program
Connect4Seniors provides referrals for contractors and handyman interested in providing home maintenance for our local seniors. The home maintenance workers complete an application, including reference checks, before referrals are given. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for information.
Driveway snowplowing at no charge is available for qualifying seniors and adults with social security qualifying disabilities. In addition to age and disability qualifications, the following must be met: proof that gross household income less than $40,000, no other able bodied person under 65 resides at the residence and it must be the primary residence for the majority of the winter. Snow is cleared once in a 24 hour period, when accumulation reaches 3 inches or more. Applications are submitted each fall. The application period is published in the Senior Sentinel, as well as letters sent to previous participants. Please call the Solon Senior Center for further information.
Health Insurance Check-Up
Solon Senior Center could be called a “Medicare Open Enrollment” site each year from mid October through December early. This is the time of year that Medicare gives recipients a chance to make changes to their drug plans and Medicare Advantage plans. Our social worker, who is OSHIIP certified will explain Medicare basics for persons newly enrolling in Medicare, how Part D and Medicare Advantage Health Plans work. She will discuss what changes will occur for the new year, describe out of pocket cost, compare plans to determine which plan would most benefit an individual, and assist with enrollment. Appointments are scheduled year round for those preparing for retirement or initial enrollment in Medicare. Contact Yvette Hasan, LSW for an appointment.
Seasonal Yard Maintenance Assistance
Local volunteer organizations and the Solon Police Department’s Juvenile Community Diversion Program provide assistance with spring clean and fall leaf raking. Openings are based on availability. Please call the Solon Senior Center for further information.