Ensure Safety in Extreme Cold

A winter storm is predicted to bring extreme cold temperatures to Ohio over the next few days. Prepare yourself with supplies for warmth and safety in case of power outages...

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Guard Against Social Security Scams

The Social Security Administration (SSA) cautions that scammers are active even during the holidays. Please note that the 2023 cost-of-living adjustment for people receiving benefits adjust automatically and a beneficiary...

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Flu, Covid Vaccinations Encouraged

Ohioans are encouraged to get their flu shot and latest Covid booster before more holiday gatherings. These are particularly important for adults age 65 and older, and others who will...

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Caregiving through the Holidays

Additional emotional and physical stress that holidays often load onto current or former family caregivers is addressed at an upcoming free, online workshop: Dealing with Stress & Grief: Caregiving through...

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Roundtable Addresses Home Care Workforce Shortage Crisis

The Home Care Workforce Shortage Crisis was the focus of a roundtable discussion conducted by the Area Agency on Aging, PSA 2, on November 15 at the Business Solutions Center...

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Home Energy Assistance Program Helps with Winter Heating Costs

Cold weather turns attention to the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), a federally-funded program managed by the Ohio Department of Development to help income-eligible consumers with winter heating costs. This...

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

President Joseph R. Biden recognizes and honors family caregivers for all they do for the nation with a Presidential Proclamation of November as National Family Caregivers Month. President Biden stated...

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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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