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Staying at Home While Aging in Place

Ohio University health policy professor Dan Skinner interviews Duana Patton, CEO of the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, a private nonprofit serving 9 counties in North Central Ohio. 


You can read more about the District 5 AAA hereYou can also visit the Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging websiteor call 1-866-243-5678 (toll free) to reach any AAA.

You can read about the AAA's donation of more than 200 PPE body suits to OhioHealth, AAA's call for donations of masks to provide Ohio seniors, and a AAA project to establish a 12-unit housing development for seniors in Mansfield.

Produced by Dan Skinner and Mark Frantz

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Dr. Dan Skinner is Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Department of Social Medicine at Ohio University, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, on the Dublin, Ohio campus. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from the City University of New York. Skinner teaches and researches about, as well as advocates for increased access to health care, especially for underserved populations, as well as various aspects of social determinants that affect the health of communities, in Ohio and beyond.
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