The Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging (o4a), a nonprofit organization, is a statewide network of agencies that provide services for the elderly, as well as advocate on behalf of older Ohioans. The Association addresses issues which have an impact on the aging network, provides services to members, and serves as a collective voice for Ohio's Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs).
Save the date! Join us April 17, in Grove City for Aging in Ohio 2015. Learn more.
We're proud to unveil our 2014 awards! The Lucas County Prosecutor’s Senior Protection Unit, Village Connections, John Arnold, and Diana Kubovcik were celebrated for serving older Ohioans and individuals with disabilities. The awards were presented at our 25th Annual Conference on Aging.
Save the date! You're invited to the 25th o4a Annual Conference on Aging,
November 20-21, 2014, at the Hilton Easton in Columbus, Ohio. Each year, hundreds of Aging Network professionals, advocates, and volunteers turn to o4a’s statewide conference for new resources,
innovative products and services, expert information, and key contacts. Don't miss our 25th Annual Conference! Explore this year's presentations.
Presentations available: Thank you to everyone who made the first ever Aging and Disability Resource Network Summit such a success. Experts and advocates from across the nation shared ways to expand and strengthen Ohio's ADRN and prepare for Ohio's Balancing Incentive Program. If you weren't able to join us, some presentations are now available online!
News update: Today, Governor Kasich signed House Bill 483, which includes an unprecedented $10 million for adult protective services. The inclusion of this significant investment demonstrates recognition by the General Assembly and the Governor’s Office that protection of seniors must be a top priority for the state. The funding will strengthen Ohio’s capacity to protect the state’s vulnerable elderly from abuse, neglect and exploitation. Ohio’s 12 Area Agencies on Aging work side by side with county adult protective services and share a common goal: to enable older adults to live safely at home for as long as they want to be there. June 16, 2014/ Read more...