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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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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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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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#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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Seniors Who Rock 2021 – Register Now!

Register now to join us for Seniors Who Rock, on Wednesday, August 11 – 4:30 to 5:30 pm.  There is NO FEE to register, but donations are welcome. 

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Raise a Glass for Pro Seniors at Rhinegeist Tap Room – 5-8PM, Wednesdays in July!

Raise a glass & sip for a cause for Pro Seniors at Rhinegeist Tap Room. Each month, Rhinegeist features four non-profit organizations, and tonight it's Pro Seniors! Receive a token with each pint you purchase, and use your token to "vote" for Pro Seniors. Guests may also make a monetary gift to a non-profit. Join…

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Ohio SMP Virtual Senior Consumer Protection Forum

Tune in on Thursday, May 6 @2pm WMKV - FM 89.3  Worries, uncertainty and even hope about Covid-19 vaccine options make us all vulnerable to misinformation and scams.   Representatives from the Federal Trade Commission, the FBI, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, CGS Administrators & Ohio Senior Health Insurance…

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Use Your Voice

Our friends at the Center for Independent Living Options (CILO) are seeking input by May 1, 2021, on what YOU think are important independent living and advocacy needs CILO should work on for people with disabilities this year and in the future. The Center for Independent Living Options (CILO) is committed to providing quality and…

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