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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Ohio Department of Aging seeks nominations for statewide Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Bookmark

Ohio Department of Aging seeks nominations for statewide Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
Since its inception, more than 450 older Ohioans have been inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. If you know someone who belongs among those ranks, the Ohio Department of Aging wants to hear from you.

Golden Buckeye program encourages Ohioans to shop small, shop local for the most unique gifts and entertaining ideas Bookmark

Golden Buckeye program encourages Ohioans to shop small, shop local for the most unique gifts and entertaining ideas
With the holiday shopping and entertaining season in full swing, the Golden Buckeye program reminds Ohioans that you’ll find some of the most unique gifts, party supplies, food and more for your holiday celebrations and gift giving at locally owned small businesses.

Older Ohioans: Know your abilities and options to stay on the road safely Bookmark

Older Ohioans: Know your abilities and options to stay on the road safely
Because being able to get around in the community is critical for older Ohioans to remain independent and healthy, the Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Transportation are partnering to increase awareness of available resources for older drivers during Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, Dec. 3-7, 2018.

Supporting caregivers for stronger families and communities Bookmark

Supporting caregivers for stronger families and communities
Family caregivers truly are the backbone of Ohio’s long-term care system. Approximately 1.7 million Ohioans provide some level of unpaid care for a loved one who is older or who has a disability. Caregivers are spouses, children, grandchildren, grandparents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, friends, neighbors and more.

Spend wisely and shop safely to make the most of time with friends and family Bookmark

Spend wisely and shop safely to make the most of time with friends and family
As the holiday shopping season gets underway, the Ohio Department of Aging, through its Golden Buckeye program and STEADY U Ohio falls prevention initiative, offers tips for consumers of all ages to spend wisely and shop safely.

Public Notice: Heightened Scrutiny Packages for Public Comment Bookmark

Public Notice: Heightened Scrutiny Packages for Public Comment
The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive comments on 59 residential settings that may furnish the assisted living service in the My Care and Assisted Living waivers.

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