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News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

STEADY U Ohio: Celebrating five years of partnership to prevent older adult falls Bookmark

STEADY U Ohio: Celebrating five years of partnership to prevent older adult falls
Falls are not a normal part of aging, and most falls can be prevented

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”
Falls Prevention Awareness Month event aims to end epidemic of older adult falls

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age Bookmark

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age
In recognition of World Overdose Awareness Day, the director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers advice for older adults to prevent drug addiction and abuse.

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman partner to increase access to services Bookmark

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman partner to increase access to services
Program will use AmeriCorps members to assist long-term care consumers

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables Bookmark

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables
This week is National Farmers’ Market Week. Ohio’s farmers’ markets link older adults to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, that not only help older adults and the people who care for them maintain a delicious, nutritious diet, but provide so much more.

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