FAQ Topic: Senior Citizens

What is the Safe Senior Program?

The Safe Senior Program identifies, locates and/or assists seniors and other at-risk residents in times of emergency. Please contact the Kettering Police Department to enroll a loved one.

What senior services are available at the CIL / Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center?

The City of Kettering Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center  is a multi-purpose facility dedicated to providing quality programs and services to anyone age 55 or better. Members have access to the attached recreation center’s swimming pool, gymnasium, walking track, ice arena, childcare and more, for a discounted fee. Programs include Travel, Sports and Fitness, Health … Continued

How do I learn more about Kettering’s programs for seniors?

The City of Kettering has a full-time Senior Services Coordinator who can advise on numerous resources for older residents such as housing, transportation, meal delivery services and more. Please contact Vickie Carraher, our Senior Services Coordinator at 1-937-296-3356 or email her at vicke.carraher@ketteringoh.org. Her home office, The Kettering Connection, is located in Town & Country … Continued

What is the Kettering Senior Transportation Program?

We are proud of the City of Kettering’s affordable transportation program offered to Kettering’s older population. The Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center provides this service with sedans and wheelchair-accessible buses. Affordable transportation is provided to medical appointments, grocery shopping, CIL programs, hair salons, banks and pharmacies. Our team at the CIL Center would be happy … Continued

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