Tue., 2:15pm: Power outage closes Agency on Aging

NILES — The Area Agency on Aging 11, Inc. is closed due to a power outage at its corporate office in Niles. The outage has rendered the telephone system inoperable.

The Agency has initiated its emergency protocol, which transfers all calls for level of care for nursing home admission review only to the Area Agency on Aging 10A in Cleveland via fax at 216-621-5994 or phone at 216-479-6772.

Any consumer in AAA11s service area of Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties who are experiencing an emergency should call 9-1-1.

Providers or consumers who are in need of assistance that cannot wait until Wednesday, reports of abuse or problems with nursing and anyone seeking aging and disability resource information should call 2-1-1.

The power outage for the Agency’s corporate offices, located in the Eastwood Mall, occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to Eastwood Mall officials, the power was to be restored by early afternoon.

The Agency plans on reopening Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.