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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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AAA Debuts New At-Home Healthy U Workshop

The Area Agency on Aging, PSA 2 (AAA) is offering its popular Healthy U workshop in a telephone conference call format to support healthy habits and social connection during this...

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Funding Provided to Meet Growing Demand for Meal Assistance for Older Ohioans

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) is distributing $8.8 million across the state to meet the growing demand for meal assistance by older Ohioans impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) public...

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Ohio Updates Application Process and Extends Deadlines for Energy Assistance Programs in Response to COVID-19

The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODS) is working to help keep Ohioans safe during this time of emergency regarding COVID-19. Effective immediately, Ohioans who are enrolling in the Percentage of...

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Tips to Prevent Illness from Flu, Coronavirus

The Ohio Department of Health reports that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the 2019-2020 flu season. Older adults are at increased risk...

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