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.

  • We Are Hiring!

    Part-Time Driver

    20-24 hours per week

    Individuals 18+ are encouraged to apply.  Great job for retiree wanting part-time hours with flexibility.


    We are looking for sensitive and compassionate individuals, who enjoy making a difference in the lives of others, to join our team.  

    Please visit our “Resource Page” under “Agency Forms” to print out an employment application.  You can also stop by our office to pick up an application or you can send your resume to: 1425 E. 4th Street, Ottawa, OH 45875.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



    Upcoming Events

    Putnam County Shred-A-Thon

    Wednesday, June 14, 2023

    9:00 am to Noon

    Putnam County Council on Aging

    Drive-Thru Service

    Putnam County Fair

    Senior Day

    Thursday, June 22, 2023

    9:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Free admission for 62+

    Presentation by Dr. Ron Black

    Minimizing Your Risk for Developing Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Entertainment by Joel Starkey and JD Owen

    Free Boxed Lunch

    Door Prizes

    Please visit our “Services Tab” under “Educational Workshops and Special Events” to view flyers with details on these upcoming events.


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