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Area Agency on Aging Announces the 2018 Advisory Council Members for Knox County


  Posted on May 21, 2018

Ontario OH – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. announces the 2018 appointed members of the Advisory Council; Pete Handwerk appointed by Station Break Senior Center, Delores Melvin appointed by the Station Break Senior Center, John Booth appointed by the Knox County Commissioner’s office and Larry Schafer appointed by the City of Mount Vernon, Mayor’s office.

The Advisory Council of the Area Agency on Aging is vital in providing communication from the Area Agency on Aging to the local level about issues impacting older adults. The Area Agency on Aging in turn looks to the Advisory Council for guidance and feedback regarding county needs. Communication with elected officials about pending legislation or budget items affecting older adults is an integral part of our agency function.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at Hawkins Corner in Ontario, serves the North Central Ohio area including Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca and Wyandot Counties, providing assistance to aging individuals and disabled individuals. Contact the Area Agency on Aging at (419) 524-4144 or (800) 560-5799.  Find us on Facebook or at www.aaa5ohio.org