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Senior Spring Spectacular set for May 14 at the Renaissance Theatre

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will host its annual Senior Spring Spectacular on May 14 at noon at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield.

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Nominations open for Outstanding Senior Awards Ceremony

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (AAA) is currently accepting nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen and Community Service Awards.

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Socks For Seniors A Massive Success, Over 3000 Pairs Donated

Local schools came together to give back to the elderly last holiday season, donating over 3000 pairs of socks as part of the annual Socks for Seniors campaign.

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Area Agency on Aging Honors Employee's Legacy With Award

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging has given one or two employees the "Employee Award of Excellence" annually since 2006, but this year's award was very special.

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Area Agency on Aging names recipients of employee award of excellence

 Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. is pleased to recognize Sebrina Lamp and Kenneth Ferreira as the recipients of the 2018 Employee Award of Excellence.

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Dozens Honored During Annual Area Agency On Aging Luncheon

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging held its Annual Meeting luncheon, during which many valued members of the community were honored with awards.

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Socks for Seniors drive warms hearts, toes of local folks

Three area agencies are asking for help keep our older community members warm during the cold winter months. The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Richland County Children Services and We...

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'Socks For Seniors' Aims To Collect And Donate 2,000 Socks

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Richland County Children Services and We ACT are partnering to collect socks for the annual "Socks for Seniors" drive, which takes place through Dece...

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Fall Prevention Workshops To Be Offered At OSU Mansfield

The Area Agency on Aging will be offering free fall prevention workshops on Thursday through December. 

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Matter of Balance workshop at OSU-Mansfield, Oct. 18-Dec. 13

The Area Agency on Aging is pleased to offer a free, falls prevention workshop to the public this month.

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More Ohioans Now Legally Required To Report Elder Abuse

As of September 29, 2018, a change in Ohio Revised Code section 5101 requires more individuals in specific professions to make a report if they suspect an elderly individual is being exploite...

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Positive Aging Expo mixes fun, information on positive aging

The annual Positive Aging Expo brought older adults and resources together at the Richland County Fairgrounds on Thursday.

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Anchors Away For The 2018 Positive Aging Expo

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging presented the 10th annual Positive Aging Expo at the Richland County Fairgrounds on Thursday.

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Local organizations mark Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 21

To mark National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Richland Mall, Avita Health System and Richland Public Health are proud to partner with STEADY U O...

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James Gatchell wins 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Wyandot County

James Gatchell wins 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Wyandot County

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Doug Theaker selected Richland County's 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. has announced Doug Theaker has been selected as the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Richland County. He and eight other recipients were honor...

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Local veteran finds family, acknowledgment in Honor Flight

 Before he went on the Honor Flight, a local World War II veteran didn't talk about the war.

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Kennedy selected 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Crawford County

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. has announced John Kennedy has been selected as the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Crawford County. He and eight other recipients were honor...

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Sue Payne selected Know County's 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen

 The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. has announced Sue Payne has been selected as the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Knox County.

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Amstutz selected Ashland County's Outstanding Senior Citizen

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. has announced Myron Amstutz has been selected as the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Ashland County.

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Payne Outstanding Senior Citizen

Mount Vernon native Sue Payne was recognized as the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Know County at the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging yearly awards Thursday.

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Doug Theaker Awarded Outstanding Senior Citizen Award

On August 23rd Douglas Theaker, host of WMFD's "Senior Living" and "I Love My Job," was awarded Outstanding Senior Citizen Award for Richland County for 2018.

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Myron Amstutz receives award for 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen

Myron Amstutz never thought he would win an award like the 2018 Outstanding Senior Citizen for Ashland County for just doing what he loved — serving the community

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