Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. has recognized Leonard (Lenny) Bradford as the recipient of the 2019 Employee Award of Excellence. Bradford was honored recently at the Agency’s quarterly staff meeting.
A resident of Lucas, Bradford has been employed at the Area Agency on Aging for nearly three years. He serves as an Ohio Benefits Navigator. Bradford was honored for his work ethic, diligence, and unending support to seniors navigating the path to needed services. In his position Bradford has been able to engage seniors who would have been apprehensive of using services, showing them what is available and setting them on the path of reaching those much-needed services to better their situation and help them age in place (i.e. at home). Bradford also provides guidance and information to non-professional caregivers (such as family members) who may feel stressed out by the responsibility of caring for a loved one.
The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 2131 Park Avenue West in Ontario, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence and dignity. For assistance, they can be contacted at 419-524-4144.
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