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Area Agency On Aging Dining Program Wins National Award

14 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. announces that the Campus Dining Program recently received recognition from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with a 2019 Aging Innovations Award, the highest honor presented by n4a to member agencies. The awards program is supported by WellCare Health Plans. Campus Dining Program was among the top 16 of 48 local aging programs to receive honors during the n4a Annual Conference & Tradeshow, July 27-31, New Orleans. More…

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Blood Drive Sponsored By Area Agency On Aging

25 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. has announced that there will be a blood drive on Monday, August 21st from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

The blood drive will take place at the Hawkins Corner Building located at 2131 Park Avenue West, Suite 300 in Ontario. Hawkins Corner is located on the RCT bus route. More…

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Beat The Heat With Help

8 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Development Services Agency and Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months.

The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program, which launched on July 1, provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs through August 31. More…

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Public Hearing Set On Area Agency On Aging Request

21 Jun , 2019  

Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) intends to seek a direct service waiver from the Ohio Department of Aging so that it may continue to provide select services within the 9-county Planning and Service Area as served by the agency. More…

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Tickets Available For Senior Spring Spectacular

21 Apr , 2019  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will hold its annual Senior Spring Spectacular on May 14 at noon at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. This event, hosted by the Area Agency on Aging and the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Inc., is held in recognition of Older Americans Month and offers guests entertainment, refreshments, information regarding aging issues, and a chance at many door prizes. More…

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Socks Sought For Seniors

3 Dec , 2018  

Three area agencies are asking for help keep our older community members warm during the cold winter months. The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Richland County Children Services and We ACT are partnering to collect socks for the annual Socks for Seniors drive.

Socks will be donated to nursing facilities in Richland County. More…

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Richland Countian Chosen For Ohio Veterans Hall Of Fame

11 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services has announced the members of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2018. These 20 inductees will be honored for their accomplishments and achievements at the twenty-sixth annual Induction Ceremony on Thursday, November 8 for their post-military service. This class of candidates represents 13 Ohio counties and four military branches.

Including among the inductees is Navy veteran and Richland Countian Douglas Theaker. More…

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Annual Senior Spring Spectacular

19 Apr , 2018  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging will hold its annual Senior Spring Spectacular on Wednesday, May 9 at noon at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield. This event, hosted by the Area Agency on Aging and the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Inc., is held in recognition of Older Americans Month and offers guests entertainment, refreshments, information from sponsors and a chance at many door prizes. More…

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Annual Caregiver Conference Being Held

9 Oct , 2017  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging is holding its 16th Annual Caregiver Conference on Wednesday, November 8 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Hawkins Corner in Ontario. This conference is designed to give informal (family) and volunteer caregivers a learning experience as well as hear a motivational keynote speaker.  If you care for someone else, then you are a caregiver and this conference is for you.  This is a free conference; however, registration is required. More…

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Positive Aging Expo This Week

27 Sep , 2017  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. is excited to invite the public to attend its annual Positive Aging Expo.

The Positive Aging Expo, hosted by Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., will be held on Thursday at the Richland County Fairgrounds from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Expo is free and open to all. More…

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Kastelic Named 2017 Outstanding Richland County Senior Citizen

6 Sep , 2017  

Each year, the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging honors senior citizens who are making a difference in their communities and present a positive image of aging.

There is one award recipient for each county in the Agency’s service area (Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot.) More…

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Outstanding Senior, Community Service Award Nominations Sought

29 Apr , 2017  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) is currently accepting nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen and Community Service Awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, May 17, 2017. Award recipients will be honored with a special Awards Ceremony at the Area Agency on Aging at Hawkins Corner. More…

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Agency on Aging Presents Two Employee Awards of Excellence

22 Dec , 2016  

Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is pleased to announce Carol Loveless and Angela Phelps as the recipients of the 2016 Employee Award of Excellence. Carol Loveless and Angela Phelps were awarded this honor at the December 16 staff meeting for their time, work or money-saving ideas, for presenting a solution to a difficult problem and for outstanding one-time achievement. More…

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