Healthy Aging Report Released

A new report from the Office of the Surgeon General identifies recommendations and actions to promote healthy aging and improve health and well-being for older adults.   The Healthy Aging...

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National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to acknowledge, recognize and thank all caregivers who make their loved one’s lives better by providing assistance, comfort and sometimes specialized care....

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Older Adults Reap Health Benefits by Volunteering

Did you know that volunteering for as little as two hours a week may lead to better health as you age? Research shows that older volunteers may experience a reduction...

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Ohio Absentee Voting Begins Oct 4

Absentee voting begins statewide in Ohio today – both mailing of absentee ballots and in-person absentee voting at the board of elections.   Other Important 2016 Election Dates   October...

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Make the Right Choice about Your 2017 Medicare Health and Prescription Benefits

Medicare open enrollment begins October 15, and you have until December 7 to make changes to your Medicare coverage for 2017. If you need accurate, unbiased information about Medicare, attend...

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Public Hearing Announcement – Direct Service Waiver

The Area Agency on Aging, PSA 2 is holding a public hearing on September 28, 2016 related to its application for a direct service waiver from the Ohio Department of...

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Conference Addresses Increasing Demand on Long-term Services and Supports

Ohio’s demographic changes – along with the nation’s – require new ways of addressing long-term services and supports (LTSS) for today and the future. The practice and delivery of LTSS...

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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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