Area Agency on Aging to hold annual meeting today

NILES — The Ohio Department of Aging and Youngstown native Ursel McElroy will be the featured speakers at the Area Agency on Aging’s annual meeting 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Ciminero’s Banquet Center, 123 N. Main St.

McElroy was appointed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in January to direct the Ohio Department of Aging and administer the State Plan on Aging. Ursel represents the interests of older adults in Ohio’s executive branch of government and oversees the coordination of long-term services and supports funded by the federal Older Americans Act, Medicaid and other federal, state and local dollars.