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Free Training Available to Help Pandemic-Impacted Workers

While many Ohio businesses have re-opened from the spring pandemic shutdown, the return to normal operations has been uneven, resulting in a prolonged time for many employees to return to...

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Announcement of Public Hearing

To comply with federal requirements, the Area Agency on Aging will conduct a Public Hearing via Zoom at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The Agency will invite comments...

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Ohioans who Struggle to Heat their Homes this Winter Can Get Help

Ohio has several energy assistance programs to assist low income Ohioans with paying their utility bills.  Read more about different programs below and how to apply, The Home Energy Assistance...

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Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Extends Season

The season is not yet over for the 2020 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.  The program has been extended through November 30 due to impact of COVID-19, so there is...

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Reduce Your Risk From Flu

Older adults are at increased risk for complications from the flu, which is highly contagious and is spread by coughing and contact.  The Area Agency on Aging encourages seniors and...

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Free Training Available to Help Pandemic-Impacted Restaurant and Retail Workers

While many Ohio restaurants and other businesses have re-opened from the spring pandemic shutdown, the return to normal operations may be slow, resulting in a prolonged time for many employees...

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Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program Opens in Our Region

Fresh fruits and vegetables add flavor and variety to meals and are key to a healthy diet, but there is not always room in the shopping budget to include them....

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HEAP Summer Crisis Program Starts July 1

Beginning July 1, the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODS) and our agency’s provider partners will help income-eligible Ohioans maintain their utility service through the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program....

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Free “Staying Connected” Check-In Service Open to Older Ohioans

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) yesterday announced a free, daily check-in by phone service for Ohio’s older residents to ensure their well-being amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) public health...

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Ohio Updates Application Process for Home Energy Assistance Programs in Response to COVID-19

Update: The Ohio Development Services Agency has extended the regular Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) until June 1, 2020. Effective immediately: Ohioans who are enrolling in the Percentage of Income...

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