Older Ohioans Encouraged to be Winter Ready

Weather experts are predicting a colder and snowier winter this year, and older Ohioans need to be especially careful during the winter months because, as we age, our bodies react...

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Home for the Holidays Campaign Addresses Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults

It is estimated that one in five adults over age 50 are affected by isolation, a problem that has been associated with higher rates of chronic disease, depression, dementia and...

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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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