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Posted on: January 13, 2021

AARP Tax-Aide Program changes related to Covid-19

Due to limitations posed by Covid-19, it is uncertain at this time whether the AARP Tax-Aide Program will be able to operate in the City of Westlake this tax season. If the program is able to proceed, it will operate one day a week at the Westlake Recreat...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Westlake Senior Transportation Team recognized for ‘steadfast, reliable’ service

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough recognized the Senior and Community Services Department’s Senior Transportation Team on Friday, Dec. 11, for continuing to provide "steadfast, reliable" service throughout the Covid-19 situation.

The 10-driver team...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Staff distributes hot meals to seniors

Donna Feorene

Staff at the Senior and Community Services Center distributed free hot meals to Westlake seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 1. 

The event was part of an area-wide effort initiated by the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, which offers nutrition program ...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: June 18, 2020

First Drive-in-Bingo event a hit for Senior and Community Services

The Westlake Senior and Community Services Center hosted its first Drive-in-Bingo event on June 12 in the parking in front of the building. 

Winners received prizes of flowers and toiletries courtesy of Foundations Health Solutions, which sponsore...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Delivering a second round of sunshine to Westlake seniors

Round 2 - 100 Bags of Sunshine

The incredibly positive response from recipients of the “100 Bags of Sunshine” initiative in March inspired the Westlake Department for Senior and Community Services to launch a second round with the help of donations from many new spo...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: April 30, 2020

2020 Over 90 Birthday Proclamations

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Staffers at the Senior and Community Services Department presented 179 residents with Over 90 Birthday Proclamations signed by Mayor Dennis Clough.
Nine different Assisted Living and Nursing Homes in Westlake responded to our request for residents who shou...
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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Volunteer Appreciation Day 2020

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, our senior transportation drivers from Westlake’s Senior and Community Services Department are delivering flowers to our volunteers to thank them for their service and to let them know we miss them while stay...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Book & Puzzle Exchange Program

After hearing from local seniors saying they have “read every book in the house” and wish they had some new material, the Community Services Department had the idea of organizing a senior book and puzzle exchange program.

To make this ...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Take an online fitness or yoga class!

Just because you have to stay indoors or simply cannot make it to the Rec Center or your local gym does not mean you have to miss out on a quality workout guided by knowledgeable instructors. 

The Recreation Department’s staff has compil...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Community Services, SROs pack 'lunch boxes' for students

Spring Break Family Lunches

Many families in Westlake benefit from the school lunch program throughout the school year. Westlake Senior and Community Services, in partnership with the School Resource Officers (SROs) from the Westlake Police force were able to help this year by provi...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Easter Food Distribution comes at critical time for local families

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Every year around this time, the Westlake Senior and Community Services Department holds its Easter Food Distribution program through which residents in need can make an appointment to receive vital food supplies..

Each family was provided a ticket with a ...

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Senior & Community Services
Posted on: March 26, 2020

100 Bags of Sunshine delivered to Westlake seniors

Lt Krumheuer

100 Bags of Sunshine were delivered to seniors all across Westlake today in a great team effort between the Department for Senior and Community Services and the Westlake Police Department.

Community Services staff identified 100 local seniors who they felt...

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Senior & Community Services