Innovations from the Field: Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio
Learn how this AAA provides wrap-around services to older adults living in the three senior housing properties the agency owns and manages.
Each month, we will spotlight a AAA described in past USAging reports. Below is an excerpt from Innovations from the Field: AAA Housing and Homelessness Programs. Read the publication to learn innovative ways that AAAs are addressing the housing needs of older adults.
The Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. (AOoA) promotes the health, well-being and safety of more than 40,000 adults age 60 and older, including those with disabilities. As part of this work, the agency has made a major commitment over the last 40 years to provide affordable housing that enables adults age 62 and older to safely and successfully age in place, reflecting the importance of economic stability and housing as social determinants of health. Wrap-around services, offered free of charge, help residents postpone the need to transfer to an institutional care setting for as long as possible.
Read the full report to learn more about what your peers are doing in this space—and to learn how the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio is meeting the needs of older adults and people with disabilities in its community through senior housing.