Silver J-Ticket

 

Are you an older adult who needs extra help around the house, or transportation services to doctors’ appointments? The Jewish Family Service of Akron is your gateway to the new Silver J-Ticket program offering homemaking and transportation services for Jewish individuals 62 and better who wish to remain safe in their homes. This program is made possible through a grant provided by the Schultz Foundation allowing older adults to have access to these services at a reduced cost making them more affordable for you! 

 

Silver J-Ticket Fast Facts

  • All Jewish seniors (62 years & better) in Summit County, regardless of income, may qualify.
  • Homemaking and transportation services are available through Lily Home Care.
  • Participants may choose one or both services.
  • JFS subsidizes the cost of the services making them more affordable for you.
     

 

You’re invited to an Open House event at your Jewish Family Service office located at 750 White Pond Drive in Akron on Thursday, May 24 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Meet JFS staff, enjoy refreshments, and learn more about your JFS and the Silver J-Ticket. No RSVP necessary. 

Home Health Services

 

Personal care duties performed by a home health aide include:

 

  • Activities of daily living
  • Changing bed linens
  • Caring for his/her hair, teeth, and giving a bath
  • Training the client in necessary self-help skills such as dressing
  • Diet: seeing the client’s nutritional needs are met by meal preparation
  • Helping the client in and out of bed
  • Exercises and or walking
  • Medications reminders ordered by a doctor
  • Providing a safe environment in areas of the home used by the client
  • Laundry services if adequate equipment is available

 

Home Health Service Fees

 

The current fee for Home Health Services will be based on one 3 hour visit as follows: single client $31.50 per visit and couple/two clients $36 per visit. You are expected to pay your fees in full before a home health aide comes to your home. 

 

How do I register for this program?

 

To register for this program, please contact the Jewish Family Service office at 330-867-3388.

 

Appointments


If you must cancel an appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance. Appointments that are canceled less than four hours prior to the scheduled time will be charged the normal hourly rate for a 1.5 hour minimum. Please contact Lily Home Care at 330-869-0806.

Transportation Services 

 

Do you need a ride to synagogue services or events? Doctors' appointments, grocery store or medication pick-up? Maybe you'd like to attend a Jewish social or educational event? Let us do the driving for you! 

 

Transportation Services Fees

 

Transportation services fees are based on a minimum of three hours purchased. The cost for three hours is $31.50 plus mileage for the client. 


Call 330-867-3388 today!