Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio

Address:
2155 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, Ohio 43609
United States
phone:
view phone419-382-0624 or toll-free 800-472-7277
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Description

The Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. is responsible at the local level, for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated service delivery system for older adults residing in Northwestern Ohio. It is also responsible for regional and local planning and development of programs and services. In carrying out its mission, the Agency is responsible for the following activities, as set forth under its Charter and Articles of Incorporation:

Providing advocacy on behalf of senior citizens;
Empowering older persons to realize their fullest potential;
Coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating all senior programs and services;
Serving as the focal point for leadership for regional planning and service development for programs on aging;
Developing and maintaining a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for older adults in Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Sandusky, Williams and Wood Counties;
Providing direct services to the elderly in areas where services are needed, and not available;
Developing and implementing a plan, approved by the Ohio Commission on aging (or its successor under the Older Americans Act);
Granting or contracting funds and resources to qualified, non-profit, private or public agencies to operate services and programs for older adults; and,
Seeking other grants and resources to enhance the quality of life for older adults.

Programs and Services include:

Assisted Living Waiver Program
Long-Term Care Consultation
Family Caregiver Support Program
Aging and Disability Resource Network
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Multipurpose Senior Centers
Meals & Elderly Nutrition Programs Kinship Navigator
Ohio Seniors Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP)
PASSPORT
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)