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Health/Human GOLDEN BUCKEYE CARD Contact Information – 800-422-1976, www.goldenbuckeye. com. Applications available at – The Orrville Public Library More Information – The Golden Buckeye card entitles Ohioans to purchase goods and services at discounted prices at more than 20,000 businesses statewide; also eligible for the free Golden Buckeye Prescription Drug Savings Program (look for Golden Buckeye decal on window or find list of those local businesses on the above website). To qualify, you must be 60 years old or above and/or 18-59 and have been certified totally and permanently disabled as defined by Social Security. MEALS ON WHEELS OF STARK & WAYNE COUNTIES Contact Information – 800-466-8010, info@MOWStarkWayne.org, www.MOW-StarkWayne.org. Congregate meal location – OrrVilla Manor Apartments, 425 Orrville Dr and Wooster Community Center, 241 S. Bever St., Wooster Services: Home delivered meals provided weekdays to people of ANY age who are unable to make or access their own meals due to age, disability, or illness. Meals can be provided on a short or long term basis or as respite for a caregiver. Daily meals include hot lunches, sack suppers, low sodium and diabetic meals, and liquid supplements with physician’s referral; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. More Information: Meals On Wheels of Stark & Wayne Counties is a community service providing meals in a social or home setting, to assist individuals in remaining healthy, active, and independent of extended care facilities. MEDICARE Contact Information – 800-633-4227 (800 MEDICARE) with both English- and Spanish-speaking customer service; TTY or TDD, 877-486-2048, www.medicare.gov. Hours – 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. More Information – General information about Medicare; updated information about health-plan options in your community; general information about Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap); phone numbers for assistance with billing questions about Medicare claims or for help with more complex questions about health insurance; upon request, copies of the “Medicare and You” handbook or an audiotape of the handbook in English or Spanish are available. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Contact Information – 2345 Gateway Dr., (877) 319-0729, www.ssa.gov; Hours – Weekdays, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. More Information – Accepts and processes claims for retirements, disabilities, deaths, supplemental security incomes and Medicare; applications for Social Security numbers, check Social Security earnings; information.

Senior Sports & Recreation ORRVILLE YMCA Contact Information – 1801 Smucker Rd., 330-683-2153; info@orrvilledalton-ymca.org, www.orrvilledalton-ymca.org. More Information – Activities include open gym, open swim, senior arthritis & splash classes, family resource activities, indoor walking/walk 100 club, forever young program and super seniors exercise class. Medicaid eligible customers in Wayne County should call Wayne County Job & Family Services at 330-287-5800.

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