The Putnam County Council on Aging, Inc. offers a wide array of services to support senior citizens age 60 and better.  Our services include:  Aging in Place Home Assessments, Chore Services, Educational Workshops and Special Events, Information and Referral, A Matter of Balance Fall Prevention Classes, Medical Equipment Loan Closet, Newsletter, Outreach by Licensed Social Worker, Telephone Reassurance and Friendly Visitor Program, Transportation, and “We Thrive Together” Virtual Programs.  The Council on Aging has friendly and dedicated staff members who are committed to improving the quality of life for Putnam County senior citizens.  When you come to the Council on Aging, we want you to feel at home, whether it’s your first time here or if you have been receiving assistance for years.  To learn more about the Council on Aging, please call 419-523-4121 or toll-free 1-877-796-1760.


    The mission of the Putnam County Council on Aging, Inc. is to provide services that will enable Putnam County residents, age 60 and better, to remain living independently in their own homes for as long as possible.


    Resident of Putnam County 60 years of age or better.


    The Council on Aging does not charge for services.  However, donations are graciously accepted and encouraged to help support the program.  A suggested donation list may be obtained by calling the Council on Aging office at 419-523-4121 or toll-free 1-877-796-1760.


    Our hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


    The Council on Aging is supported from many sources.  The most important support is at the local level.  We receive funds from a levy passed by the voters of Putnam County.  Donations are received from area churches, individuals, businesses, civic groups, and organizations.  The Putnam County Council on Aging is also a United Way partner agency.  State and Federal funds cover approximately 2% to 3% of the overall budget.  



  • Please Vote YES for Our Senior Services Levy  

    Replacement of our 0.6 mill levy with a 0.4 mill increase. 

    November 8, 2022 

    Thank your for supporting Putnam Co. older adults!



    Upcoming Events

    60 and Better Program    Continental

    Starting September 12th through      October 31, 2022

    Monday’s from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

    Continental Library

    301 S. 6th Street


    Coffee and Conversations   Pandora

    Starting September 15, 2022 through      November 3, 2022

    Thursday’s from 9:30 to 10:30 am

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    108 Washington Street


    Senior Expo on the Go

    Thursday, October 13, 2022

    11:30 am to 1:00 pm

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    901 E. Main Street, Ottawa

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    Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Ottawa Senior Center

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