The Area Office on Aging and Toledo Public Schools received a statewide award for their partnership from the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging recognizing an innovative association between the two organizations. The Award recognizes unique and creative programs that meet the needs of older Ohioans and serve as models of excellence. The partnership hosts an annual senior prom and helps grandparents and relatives raising children with support to keep those children out of the foster care system. Additionally, it provides the TPS Golden Apple Card, with free admission to TPS sporting and music events as well as access to use the schools for walking inside during the colder months, and outside on the track, weather permitting.
Changing communications with COVID-19 You’ve texted (and occasionally even Face-timed) your friends, children and grandchildren countless times, and perhaps you have participated in an occasional Zoom event. But those modes of communication just don’t replace the face-to-face time and personal contacts that have been removed from our lives due to the pandemic. But, technology may
After a lazy summer soaking in the sun, gardening and afternoon swims, let’s look forward to the joys of changing seasons. Approaching the time of pumpkin patches and chrysanthemums, cinnamon donuts and cider, changing leaves and crisp air — fall means a trip on the open road to witness the changes across the countryside. We
BEEF STROGANOFF As the temperatures start to fall, comfort food is what motivates me to my kitchen. Saucy, savory, belly-warming comfort food tastes so well, comforting., especially after a summer of fresh fruits and vegetables lightly and quickly grilled on the patio. My first cold-weather dish this year was Beef Stroganoff. It certainly did not
The desire to learn never really goes away, no matter how old you are. Whether learning and training in a new skill or simply finding out more about a new topic, human curiosity endures. Older adults have a plethora of ways to satisfy that urge— both at home and in the classroom. With a rise