In recognition of work preventing and addressing opioid addiction in seniors, the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio (AOoA) received its 13th Innovations and Achievement Award. The AOoA has partnered with the Lucas County Sheriff, Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Committee on Aging to combat the disturbing frequency of opioid addiction in older adults. “In developing a local strategy to reduce opioid addiction among older adults, these agencies have become the first partnership of its kind in the nation,” Area Office on Aging President/CEO Billie Johnson explained.
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Toledo native Joyce Brown has spent her life challenging norms— and herself. Joyce Lathan Brown is a native Toledoan who knows who she is. She achieved that self-knowledge on her path to becoming Ms. Texas Senior America. Joyce’s accomplishments echo the goal of the pageant, which “seeks recognition of the achievements of senior women, motivating
Abbie Kramer is not your typical kid. Five years ago, when she was just shy of seven years old, her parents offered a golden opportunity: $100 to start her own business. Inspired by her love for her dogs and her cat, Abbie began making pet treats, whipping up her own special concoctions: Miss Abbie’s Pet