Center for Successful Aging

 Center for Successful Aging Programs and Events


With presentation to more than 15,000 people since 2000, it’s clear the Center for Successful Aging faculty and team members are not afraid to take the show on the road.  Dr. Barbara Kopp Miller, Administrative Director, and her colleagues address aging from biological, psychological, and sociological viewpoints to audiences of adults, older adults, caregivers, health-professionals, students, and the Northwest Ohio community.   To have a Center representative speak for your group, call 419-530-5208.  Below are topics available for presentations:

  • Dementia
  • Sexuality
  • Vision
  • Memory
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Caregiver Support & Education
  • Healthy Habits for Aging Successfully
  • Stress Management
  • Nutrition/Healthy Eating
  • Exercise/Fitness
  • Living WELL
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Adding Life to Your Years

Exercise helps you stay active, mobile and energetic. Regular exercise and physical activity are important to physical and mental health at any age. Put some activity in your daily routine. You'll love the benefits it brings to your life.

The UT Center for Successful Aging offers ongoing FREE fitness walking classes to the community. These classes are held at various locations. We'd love to have you join us at anytime. See the below links for more program details.

fittrackslogo    RocketWalk Fittracks: A fitness walking program for adults at every fitness level held at Toledo Metroparks Wildwood Preserve and Pearson Park! FREE classes! Classes starting again in the spring. More details will be posted in April.

BootcampLogo    RocketWalk Bootcamp:  A fitness walking program for UT employees.  Classes are FREE! Classes starting again in the spring. More details will be posted in April.

The UT Center for Successful Aging is committed to support community events that promote education and awareness and meet the needs of the senior population in Northwest Ohio. The Center for Successful Aging participates in and sponsors many local events and organizations that assist with serving the needs of seniors. Below are some of the programs/events that service the community.

Walk to End Alzheimer's
The Alzheimer's Associations Walk to End Alzheimer's is the largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. The walk is held annually in over 600 communities nationwide, including Northwest Ohio. The UT Center for Successful Aging is an active supporter of this event as well as a collaborative partner on many other events with the local Alzheimer's Association. For more information on the Walk to End Alzheimer's and to find an event near you, click on this link

Memory Lane Care Services
2500 N. Reynolds Road
Toledo, OH 43615
Provides care, services, advice, and support to persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders as well as their caregivers; provides education and information to the public and healthcare professionals; and advocates for increased support and services. In addition, the Center conducts collaborative research with MemoryLane Care Services

Toledo Caregiver Support Group
Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek Assisted Living
2001 Perrysburg-Holland Road
Holland, OH 43528
Meets 1st Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
If interested please contact:
Kristen Schuchmann, MRC, LPCC, LSW    419-383-6737
Lisa Keaton MSW, LSW 419-383-6737 or 419-383-6770

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo
Options for Tomorrow
5605 Monroe Street
Sylvania, OH 43560
419-885-5733 (V/TTY)
Developed with the aid of the Center, Options for Tomorrow provides future acre planning for individuals caring for an adult with disabilities.

Last Updated: 6/27/22