Seeking Applicants for Advisory Council Openings

Help local seniors by representing your county on the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council. Openings are available for Champaign, Darke, Greene, Logan, and Miami counties beginning April 2018. The...

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National Campaign Supports Older Adults with Dementia and their Caregivers

Launched every year during the holiday season, Home for the Holidays encourages discussion of important issues affecting older Americans at a time of the year when family and friends often...

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Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Nominations

Each year, the Ohio Department of Aging honors outstanding older Ohioans with induction into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. The annual event honors lifetimes of excellence, ingenuity and...

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Winter Heating Help for Older Ohioans

Ohio has several energy assistance programs to assist low income Ohioans with paying their utility bills.   The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program to help...

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Caregiving Around the Clock

National Family Caregivers Month – celebrated each November — is a time to acknowledge, recognize, and thank those who provide essential care to their loved one. During the upcoming Thanksgiving...

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Be Heard: Complete the Statewide Needs Assessment Survey

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) is conducting the 2017 Statewide Needs Assessment Survey to collect Ohioans’ opinions and better understand what matters most to our residents.  Perspectives shared through...

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Focus on Aging is Going Electronic

The fall 2017 edition of our quarterly newsletter, Focus on Aging, is our last printed edition. Effective January 2018 we will be converting to an e-newsletter that will not only...

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Issue 3 Will Renew Funding for Critical Montgomery County Services

While the Montgomery County economy is improving, many people still need help, and human services are a critical part of the community’s safety net. The levy that provides a significant...

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Annual Conference Explores Policy, Research, and Clinical Practice Impacting Elderly and People with Disabilities

Ohio’s changing demographics require new ways of addressing long-term services and supports for today and the future, and Ohio’s aging and disability networks are part of the solution. The Ohio...

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September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month

September 22 not only marks the start of the fall season, it is also National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Throughout the month, the STEADY U Ohio initiative and its partner...

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