Area Office on Aging website rated best in nation in Mature Media design competition

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in October

The Area Office on Aging (AOoA) was chosen as having the best Website for those age 50 and over in the nation with its selection as the Best of Show National Mature Media Award winner in the Website category. The National Mature Media Awards is the nation’s largest awards program that annually recognizes the best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs for adults age 50 and older. The Area Office on Aging’s website was selected out of about 1,000 entries that were judged by a panel of mature market experts from across the country for overall excellence of design, content, creativity, and relevance to the senior market. This website beat out competing entries from national giants like AARP, as well as senior housing organizations like National Lutheran Communities, insurance companies, hospices, home care companies, and many others.The development of the brochure was a joint effort between the AOoA and Madhouse Creative LLC. The website can be viewed at


AOoA President/CEO Mrs. Billie Johnson said, “When we redesigned our website, we set out with the goal of making it as easy as possible for older northwest Ohioans and their family caregivers to access the information, services, and events available to them. We are thrilled that people both locally and nationally love our redesigned website. The response to the new website has been tremendous with the number of unique visitors increasing by 75% from its launch at the end of 2016 to now having over 4,600 unique visitors to the website in August 2017.”

The National Mature Media Awards’ national news release mentioning the Area Office on Aging can be found at