50 Years of Service: Ohio Area Agencies on Aging Celebrate Milestone Anniversary

In a momentous celebration, the Area Agencies on Aging in Ohio proudly mark their 50th anniversary, a testament to five decades of dedicated service under the Older Americans Act. These agencies have been instrumental in empowering older adults to live with dignity and independence. The Ohio Area Agencies on Aging play a crucial role in planning, developing, funding, and implementing local systems of coordinated aging services. With a commitment to enhancing the lives of older adults, they have been at the forefront of providing a wide array of home and community-based services.

There are twelve AAAs that represent all 88 counties in Ohio. Nationally, there are 670 AAAs. Ohio AAAs are designated by the Ohio Department of Aging.

  • Council on Aging of Southwester Ohio - Blue Ash, OH 800/252-0155
  • Area Agency on Aging, PSA 2 - Dayton, OH 800/258-7277
  • Agency on Aging 3, Inc. - Lima, OH 800/653-7277
  • Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio - Toledo, OH 800/472-7277
  • Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging - Ontario, OH 800/860-5799
  • Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging - Columbus, OH 800-589-7277
  • Area Agency on Aging, District 7 - Jackson, OH 800/582-7277
  • Buckeye Hill Regional Council - Marietta, OH 800/331-2644
  • Area Agency on Aging Region 9 - Cambridge, OH 800/945-4250
  • Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging - Cleveland, OH 800/626-7277
  • Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging - Uniontown, OH 800/421-7277
  • Direction Home of Eastern Ohio - Youngstown, OH 800/686-7367

Under the legislation of the Older Americans Act, these agencies have tirelessly worked to create and sustain local programs that cater to the unique needs of older adults in their planning and service areas. From congregate meals to wellness classes, their impact is felt in every aspect of the aging community.

For more information about the 50th-anniversary celebrations and the impactful work of the Ohio Area Agencies on Aging, please visit your local Area Agency on Aging Facebook page.