Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging

Advocacy, Assistance, Answers on Aging

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging is responsible for developing a comprehensive and coordinated service system for older individuals residing in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca & Wyandot counties. We are a private, non-profit Agency, designated by the State of Ohio to be a Planning and Service Area (PSA).

We are Here

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging is here to help. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or to inquire about your needs. Call (419) 524-4144 or (800) 860-5799.

We know you have questions... We're the STARTING POINT to helping you and your loved ones.

The Area Agency on Aging is the starting point for locating services to help you remain independent. It does not matter where you are in life's journey we are here to help you navigate this path to making your Golden Years Shine.

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Richland Source needs YOUR help!

Richland Source, a local newspaper that covers Ashland, Crawford, Knox and Richland Counties, is launching a journalism project called Gray Matters. The Gray Matters series will highlight the stories of older adults and their caregivers in North Central Ohio. As Richland Source’s journalists investigate the issues affecting older adults and their loved ones in our communities, they want to make sure they cover stories and topics that are important to YOU. Fill out the comment box below to send your story ideas to Richland Source. Read stories that have already been published and learn more about Gray Matters.