Social Security to Receive 8.7% Increase

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced an 8.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2023, the largest inflation-fueled increase in benefits in more than 40 years. This increase reaches approximately...

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Long-Term Care Workforce Shortage Report Now Available

The Agency released its Long-Term Care Workforce Shortage report on Oct. 7 resulting from a three-year Del Mar Encore Fellowship through The Dayton Foundation. This Fellowship features the skills and...

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Medicare Checkup Events Available during Enrollment

Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period runs from October 15 to December 7. The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) offers information about Medicare changes for 2023 in addition to information...

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Business of Aging Webinar Addressing Staffing Shortages

Staffing shortage is the main topic for the fifth annual Business of Aging: Housing, Healthcare, and Technology event scheduled online 11am-12:30 pm on Oct. 6. St. Mary Development sponsors this...

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Take Steps for Falls Prevention Month

September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month to increase recognition about older-adult falls and how to minimize the risks. Despite popular opinion, falls are not an automatic accessory to mature years....

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Statewide Social Determinants of Health Data Now Available

The Ohio Department of Health fields a Health Opportunity Team that recently launched a Community Well-being: Social Determinants of Health dashboard that provides a statewide overview regarding Geographic Profiles, Economic...

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Inflation Reduction Act Helps Low-Income Older Adults

The Congressional passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) brings sweeping Medicare prescription drug reforms and changes to the Part D program to protect people with Medicare from...

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Public Hearing Notice

The Area Agency on Aging, PSA 2 is holding a public hearing at 10:00am on August 24, 2022, to hear comments on the Agency’s 2023-2026 Strategic Area Plan and its...

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Staying Safe in Excessive Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service in Wilmington issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday, August 3. Public Health-Dayton and Montgomery County (PHDMC) explains that extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect...

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Home Energy Assistance Program Can Help with Bills, Repairs

The Ohio Department of Development and local Community Action Agency will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months. The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program provides eligible...

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