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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Director Ursel J. McElroy visits Girard Multi-Generational Center in Trumbull County Bookmark

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On Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, Governor Mike DeWine held a meeting in Canfield with his agency cabinet directors. As part of the day’s planned activities throughout the Mahoning Valley, Ohio Department of Aging Director Ursel McElroy visited the Girard Multi-Generational Center in Trumbull County to announce statewide grant awards for farmers’ market projects.

Ohio Department of Aging Announces $440,000 in Grants to Increase Access to Healthy, Local Produce for Older Ohioans Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) today announced it is awarding 11 grants totaling $440,000 to Ohio’s area agencies on aging to build or expand partnerships increasing access to nutritious food for low-income older Ohioans. Three $40,000 grants were awarded today to area agencies serving portions of the Mahoning Valley.

Ohio Department of Aging marks National Farmers’ Market Week by announcing expansion of senior nutrition program Bookmark

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During National Farmers’ Market Week, Aug. 4-10, 2019, the Ohio Department of Aging announces that the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 State Budget includes funding that will allow the agency to increase access to healthy, locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables for older Ohioans.

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables Bookmark

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables
This week is National Farmers’ Market Week. Ohio’s farmers’ markets link older adults to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, that not only help older adults and the people who care for them maintain a delicious, nutritious diet, but provide so much more.

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