New Tools to Promote Vaccination in Older Adults

Older adults are disproportionately affected by vaccine-preventable diseases that cause significant illness, hospitalization, pain, disability, and death in the United States. Pneumonia causes between 300,000-600,000 hospitalizations in older adults annually....

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Are You Prepared?

September is National Preparedness Month, a time for everyone to remember the value of taking some time now and throughout the year to make sure that you and your loved...

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Coalition Addresses Critical Issues Facing Ohio and Its Aging Population

Ohio’s senior population and their families are coming together to form the Ohio Aging Advocacy Coalition to identify serious issues and help develop cost effective solutions to avoid a financial...

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Make Your Steps Count!

For the second year in a row, the STEADY U Initiative is calling on all Ohioans to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls.”  You can join the effort...

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Seeking Public Comment on PASSPORT Medicaid Waiver Amendment

States are required to give public notice of Medicaid waiver amendments and renewals, and provide a 30-day public comment period. The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) is planning to amend...

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Join 10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls this September

September is National Older Americans Fall Prevention Month, and the Ohio Department of Aging is hosting the second annual 10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls event on National Falls Prevention...

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Ohio Department of Aging Director Announces Retirement – Replacement Named

Ohio Department of Aging Director Bonnie K. Burman announced that she will be retiring August 1. Burman has served as director of the agency since January 2011. The Area Agency...

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Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, is National Church Residences’ Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair, and admission is just $4 all day for adults age 60 and older.  The Ohio...

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Keep Cool This Summer

The 2016 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Summer Crisis Program (SCP) will start July 1, 2016 and run until August 31, 2016.   Eligibility: Income-eligible households with a member who...

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

Every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation; and experts believe that for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, as...

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