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News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

With hot, stormy days in the forecast, Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors Bookmark

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Forecasters are predicting high temperatures and the possibility of dangerous storms over much of Ohio for the first half of this week. The Ohio Department of Aging reminds residents that older adults often have a harder time adjusting to weather extremes than others and encourages all Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors before, during, and after severe weather.

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

Holiday Shopping Tips from the Golden Buckeye Program
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.

Manage diabetes to give your body the fuel it needs Bookmark

Understanding and managing diabetes
Following diagnosis of diabetes, find an education program that will help you live a full life. Our health & wellness administrator, Berrie Mabins, explains diabetes and how an education program can help you manage it.

Toolkit helps Ohioans adopt safe medication practices for better health Bookmark

Take, store and dispose of medications safely.
Ruth Emptage, PharmD, BCGP, from the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and member of the Ohio Pharmacists Association, describes the Generation Rx initiative and three important steps you and older loved ones can take to ensure you take, store and dispose of medications properly.

Financial power of attorney keeps you in the driver’s seat regarding your assets Bookmark

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Evaluate your financial well-being during National Financial Planning Month

Evaluating life insurance as an older Ohioan Bookmark

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

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