Ohio Advisory Council for Aging
The Ohio Advisory Council for Aging guides the director of the Ohio Department of Aging on issues and opportunities affecting older Ohioans.odx-read-more about the article: Ohio Advisory Council for Aging
Ohio Scholars in Aging
The Ohio Scholars in Aging Program cultivates future decision-makers and designers of aging services in Ohio.odx-read-more about the article: Ohio Scholars in Aging
Nutrition Education Fact Sheets
Download 12 printable fact sheets with important information about nutrition and older adults.odx-read-more about the article: Nutrition Education Fact Sheets
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Task Force
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Task Force will examine and provide recommendations for dementia care and support.odx-read-more about the article: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Task Force
2020-2022 Strategic Action Plan on Aging (SAPA)
The Strategic Action Plan on Aging (SAPA) is a prioritized plan that addresses the many challenges facing older Ohioans.odx-read-more about the article: 2020-2022 Strategic Action Plan on Aging (SAPA)
About the Ohio Department of Aging
The Department of Aging administers programs and services to meet the needs of older Ohioans. These programs are funded by the federal Older Americans Act, Medicaid, and other sources.
We are a cabinet-level state agency. Our director is appointed by the governor. The U.S. Administration for Community Living designated us as Ohio's lead agency for Older Americans Act services. The Ohio Department of Medicaid contracts with us to administer certain Medicaid programs.
Most of our programs and services are coordinated locally by contracted area agencies on aging.
Our Vision: Ohio - The best place to age in the nation.
Our Mission: Foster sound public policy, research, and initiatives that benefit older Ohioans.
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About the Golden Buckeye program
The Golden Buckeye program empowers older Ohioans and others to become active, loyal customers who seek value and reward quality.
Area Agencies on Aging
Area agencies on aging are your community partners for older adult health, wellness, and independence.
Be a Volunteer Ombudsman
Ombudsman volunteers provide a voice for long-term care consumers. Volunteers visit consumers in their own homes, nursing homes, or assisted living facilities.
Ohio Scholars in Aging
The Ohio Scholars in Aging Program cultivates future decision-makers and designers of aging services in Ohio.
If you're comfortable in working with a small group, consider training to become a class facilitator to help others live happier, healthier lives.