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Celebrating An Exceptional Volunteer

In this Holiday season Pro Seniors would like to express our gratitude to Louise, and to all the other wonderful volunteers who selflessly give their time to help Ohio seniors…

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10-Digit Dialing in Ohio

There will be a new dialing procedure for areas of the Ohio that use 7-digit dialing and 988 is used as the first three numbers in seven-digit phone numbers. To complete all local calls, consumers will need to dial their area code + telephone number. This applies to all area codes where local calls are…

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2020 Annual Report

Pro Seniors has released our 2020 Annual Report - we're proud of our results and impact for Ohio seniors!   Ohio Seniors continue to need help - with legal issues, long-term care concerns, and to prevent Medicare fraud. As responsible stewards of the financial support we receive, we continue to increase our transparency for our accountability…

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Are You Building a Family Council?

Family Councils are an effective way to address issues in nursing homes that are important to residents and families.  Federal law protects the right to form a council and to run it independently of the facility.  Regulations require the facility to give weight and consideration to all family council recommendations.  The facility must provide families…

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Make a Difference! Register now!

Apply now to join the ombudsman volunteer team and make a difference in the lives of long-term care nursing and assisted living home residents.  When: Monday May 24 and Wednesday May 26 Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Two intense days, packed with vital content to become a certified ombudsman associate. Training will be live…

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Avoid Covid Vaccine Scams

Don't fall victim to a Covid-19 vaccine scam!  Fraudsters are preying on people eager for hard-to-get coronavirus vaccinations. Scams include taking money in exchange for phony vaccine reservations, a Craigslist ad for the vaccine, telephone offers of home delivery, and text messages to set up an appointment for a vaccination.  A top official at the…

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Holiday Hours at Pro Seniors

Pro Seniors office will be closed on Thursday, 12/23 & Friday, 12/24. Our phones open again on Monday, 12/27 at 8:30am.
While you’re home for the holidays, please reach out to older members of our community. Write a note Make a phone call. Bring in the newspaper. #BeKind #Seniors

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I Can’t Pay My Rent!

Marion, age 66, called our Legal Helpline when her Social Security check was not deposited in her account on time. "I called Social Security, and all they could tell me was that my checks had stopped."  She was distraught. Marion spoke with our Helpline Managing Attorney, Mike Walters, who arranged to make a conference call…

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Thank You for Your Patience . . .

Pro Seniors has resolved the issues that have slowed or blocked messages from outside our organization.  If you have sent an email, or completed an online form on our website and received no reply, please call the person you are trying to reach.  We'll update this message when our incoming email issue is resolved.  Thank…

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A Legacy: Mary V. Meinhardt

With heavy hearts we share the news of Mary Meinhardt's passing. A devoted wife, partner, grandmother, mother, daughter, sister, friend, advocate, volunteer and board member, Mary will be remembered for all the ways that she has contributed to improving the lives of seniors in Southwest Ohio.  Always humble, Mary was a feisty advocate. In the…

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#ProBonoWeek: Bridge the Justice Gap

It’s #ProBonoWeek and we are celebrating the incredible attorneys on our Legal Helpline Referral Panel who help us bridge the justice gap by providing pro bono and reduced-fee legal services to low-income Ohio seniors. Janet Pecquet and Anne Krehbiel are two of these incredible attorneys. Hats off to Janet, Anne, and all our other referral…

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#SeniorsWhoRock 2021 Rocked!

In case you missed Seniors Who Rock when it aired on August 11, you can watch and share the recording of the program on our YouTube channel. Not only did our honorees inspire us, the testimonials shared by a legal helpline client, a staff ombudsman, and a volunteer highlighted the need for and the impact…

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