Making Upper Arlington a Better Place For All of Us

UACOA Resource Directory

Our Resource Directory is updated every 2 years and is mailed out to every household in Upper Arlington and features information on programs and services helpful to residents.


UACOA Pop-Up Help / Resource Desk

Stop by the Upper Arlington Public Library on the 4th Wednesday of each month for the UACOA Pop-Up Help/Resource Desk.  Staffed by UACOA staff, volunteers, and our partners from Syntero, we will help you locate the answers to your resource questions.

City of Upper Arlington

3600 Tremont Road, Upper Arlington, OH  43221

614-583-5000 |

City of Upper Arlington - UA C.A.R.E.S.

3861 Reed Road, Upper Arlington, OH  43220

614-583-5352 | 

CARES—Community Assistance, Referrals and Education Services. CARES focuses on education, injury prevention and building community partnerships to help improve residents lives. CARES is a paramedicine program that provides community-based healthcare, with our paramedics functioning outside their customary emergency response roles to educate and assist residents in health care issues, and developing useful collaborations with area providers.

Golden Buckeye Card

The Ohio Department of Aging

246 North High Street, 1st Floor

Columbus, OH  43215-2406

Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm

TTY: 614-466-6190

All Ohioans age 60 or older are eligible for a FREE Golden Buckeye card. Applications are available at the UA Senior Center. Various businesses honor the card with discounts.

Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program

The Ohio Department of Insurance

1-800-686-1578 |

Hotline counselors help callers with Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Supplemental insurance policies, HMO’s, long-term care insurance, retirement health plans and other insurance. Free.

Social Security

National Hotline (7am – 7pm) 1-800-772-1213

Veterans' Service Commission

280 East Broad Street, Room 100

Columbus, OH  43215

614-525-2500 |

Provides services for veterans and their dependents including filing for VA, pension, widow’s pension and disability benefits.

UACOA 2024 Silver Threads Newsletter

Our newsletter for the 3rd quarter of 2024 is available for download. Available is information on different events, programs, and services within the city of Upper Arlington


Central Ohio Area Office on Aging

3776 South High Street, Columbus, OH  43207

614-645-7250 | TTY: 614-645-6200

Helps older adults stay as independent as possible through aging services (including PASSPORT), caregiver support, advocacy and education.

Franklin County Office on Aging Senior Options

280 East Broad Street, Room 300, Columbus, OH  43215

614-525-6200 | Fax: 614-525-5300

TTD: call Ohio Relay Service 1-800-750-0750

Franklin County Senior Options (FCSO) provides services to Franklin County residents, age 60 and older, to help them maintain their independence.

City of Upper Arlington - Senior Center

 1945 Ridgeview Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

 614-583-5320  | 

The Senior Center has a proactive UA Senior Association, led by the Senior Advisory Council, which is comprised of 13 members.  Annual membership in the UA Senior Association is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents.  Funds are used to purchase fitness equipment, tables, chairs, newsletters, landscaping, computers, sound systems, and large screen televisions for the center.  Annual dues are payable January 1 to the Senior Association. Members receive the monthly newsletter – The Sentinel – which provides monthly updates and the latest Senior Association news.  Members also receive, directly by mail, the three-time-yearly Activity Guide publication providing the comprehensive programs and services offered by through Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department.

Classes, programs, fitness room, etc. are set up a la carte style so you only register and pay for the programs that interest you.


Hands on Central Ohio

195 North Grant Avenue, Columbus, OH  43215

614-221-2255 | Call 2-1-1

24-hour information and referral service that provides the most current information available seven days a week, free of charge.

Project Lifesaver

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

410 South High Street, Columbus, OH  43215

614-525-5009 |

Program provides dementia patiencs with a radio frequency wristband that can be tracked by the Franklin County Sheriff’s office to locate individuals who have wandered from home.


3645 Ridgemill Drive, Hilliard, OH  43026

614-457-7826 |

Licensed social workers and allied professionals help older adults with caregiver concerns, locating community resources, money management, support groups and education. Volunteer opportunities available.