Mission: Council on Aging's mission is to enhance the lives of adults by assisting them to remain independent at home through a range of quality services. Vision: Every senior adult in our region shall have a choice and a range of services and programs that will assist them to remain independent in their chosen environment.
Impact Summary from the Nonprofit Council on Aging is at the center of our region's age transformation, working in every venue ranging from seniors’ homes, to hospitals, to nursing homes, to community organizations. Council on Aging: Operates the “front door” to our region’s aging and disability resources. COA Aging and Disability Resource Connections: responded to 29,322 requests about help for seniors. Coordinates and manages long-term care services and supports for older and disabled adults. Programs including PASSPORT, the Elderly Services Program and the Assisted Living Waiver enabled 20,459 people in five counties to remain independent in their homes and out of nursing facilities. • 2.1 million hours of in-home care • Nearly 2 million home-delivered meals to 10,011 home-bound older adults Helps seniors get home from the hospital and avoid the need to return. Care Transitions is Council on Aging’s new health coaching program for hospitalized seniors. Five hospitals are participating in the Southwest Ohio Care Transitions Collaborative. As of July, 2012, the average 30-day readmission rate for the five hospitals was 21.7 percent. In contrast, the readmission rate for seniors who participated in the health coaching program was significantly lower, at 14.2 percent. Funds and provides community services such as wellness activities, Alzheimer’s services, legal help, transportation, and outreach. Older Americans Act services included 209,584 congregate meals and 280,047 transportation trips (all funding sources) designed to help seniors stay healthy and active. Outreach: Participated in more than 160 community events and presentations to COA stakeholders. Helps reform Ohio’s long-term care system through non-stop advocacy to increase compassionate and cost-effective options. Advocacy: Included 50 visits by elected officials and candidates to the homes of COA clients; and 62 meetings with elected officials, legislative aides and candidates, individually. All figures for fiscal year ending 9/30/2012
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