Be a Golden Buckeye!
Golden Buckeyes are not defined by their age, but inspired by it. They are respected and vital members of their communities who continue to grow, thrive and contribute. They make smart decisions to improve and maintain their health throughout the lifespan. They know their options and seek opportunities. They leverage their power as consumers and expect excellence. By striving for the highest quality of life, Golden Buckeyes help Ohio stay on the leading edge of innovation and be responsive to our growing and changing older population.
Examples of ways you may unleash your power as a Golden Buckeye include:
Eating well and exercising regularly
Participating in athletic activity or competitions
Inspiring others through works of art or performance
Learning new information or mastering new skills
Mentoring younger generations
Volunteering your time and talents to help others
Planning for your future needs and preferences
Resources to help you unleash your power
Lifelong learning - Continuing education at any age improves physical and mental well-being and gives you more to contribute to work and volunteer endeavors.
Volunteer opportunities - Today's volunteer opportunities take the unique skills and interests of Golden Buckeyes into consideration.
Employment for seniors - More Golden Buckeyes are choosing to stay in or return to the workforce, and many employers are paying attention.
Healthy lifestyle programs - Maximize your quality of life and independence by taking preventive measures and maintaining your health throughout the lifespan.
Successful caregiving - Individuals who recognize themselves as caregivers and seek appropriate assistance are more successful in their caregiver roles.
Senior Centers - Each Ohio senior center is tailored to the interests of the Golden Buckeyes in its community.
Area agencies on aging - Your area agency on aging can help you and your family make informed decisions and access quality, person-centered services, supports and resources.