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east cleveland rose center for aging well has a new home at the salvation army

Contact: Jeanne Hoban, 216.373.1686, jhoban@benrose.org

February 10, 2017

(East Cleveland, OH) The Rose Centers for Aging Well, a subsidiary of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, has offered programming and hot lunches to older adults in East Cleveland since June 2015 at New Life Cathedral. On February 13, 2017, the East Cleveland Rose Center will open in a new home at the newly constructed Salvation Army East Cleveland Corps Community Center.

Most of the 31,000-square-foot facility, located at 1507 Doan Avenue, will be available for Rose Center programming from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each weekday. The space includes a gymnasium, fitness room, multiple use classrooms and a large space for serving lunch time meals.

"This move will enable us to expand our programming in East Cleveland, connecting even more older adults with opportunities and services that promote aging well," said Dabney Conwell, Executive Director of Rose Centers for Aging Well and Vice President of Benjamin Rose.

For more information in participating in East Cleveland Rose Center activities, call Kathleen Woodson at 216.373.1919.

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Rose Centers for Aging Well (www.rosecenters.org) exists to promote successful aging for Northeast Ohio's adults by offering opportunities, programs and services that foster choice and independence.

About Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (www.benrose.org): The mission of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging is to advance support for older adults and caregivers. Our work is accomplished by deepening the understanding of their evolving needs in a changing society; developing and delivering innovative, high-quality solutions; and promoting effective public policies. Founded in 1908, Benjamin Rose provides direct service to older adults and their caregivers, engages in applied social research, and leads advocacy efforts in support of older adults.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army (www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org) is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, and outreach programs for youth.