Center for Successful Aging


The University of Toledo is committed to providing quality education, research and services to older adults and their families through the Center for Successful Aging. The commitment and emphasis on quality educational experiences for students at the University of Toledo as well as health care professionals within our community puts the Center for Successful Aging in the forefront of academic health care institutions. Through the development of the Center, the University of Toledo is positioning itself appropriately in order to meet the expanding needs of older adults and their families in northwest Ohio. 

Friday, October 5, 7:15 AM-1:00 PM at Penta Career Center
Opioid Misuse and Addiction among older adults

This is an inter-professional educational seminar on the impact of the opioid crisis on older adults which will provide techniques, interventions, and other tools to prevent opioid misuse and opioid overdose deaths among older adults. Topics include: statistics identifying the problem, description of the impact of the opioid crisis specifically on older adults and their families, warning signs of older adults suffering from opioid addiction, examples of situations which increase the risk for abuse/addiction among older adults and preventative measures to mitigate the risk, evidence-based effective pain management in the era of the opioid crisis, the impact of public policy on the opioid crisis, and substance abuse resources for health care professionals who work with older adults and their families. Physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, chiropractors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing home administrators, first responders, business leaders, public health administrators, and other professionals dealing with these situations are invited to attend this educational seminar. For more information and to register, click this link.

Center for Successful Aging Staff

Barbara Kopp Miller, PhD
Administrative Director, Center for Successful Aging
Dean, University College
3020 Memorial Field House  MS 129
2801 West Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606
419-530-2326   phone
419-530-8836   fax

Victoria Steiner, PhD
Assistant Administrative Director, Center for Successful Aging
Associate Professor
4216 Collier Building   MS 1027
3000 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, OH 43614
419-383-5647   phone
419-383-5880   fax

Darlene (Darci) Ault, M.Ed.
Education and Outreach Coordinator, Center for Successful Aging
1100 Health and Human Services Building  MS 119
2801 West Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH 43606
419-530-5208   phone
419-530-4759   fax




Last Updated: 9/26/18