Advocates and Health Care Providers Urge Governor Kasich: Ask Congress to Protect Health Care

In a letter to Governor John Kasich, 30 health care advocacy organizations, coalitions, and provider organizations urged the Governor to help protect Ohioans’ rights to health care by asking Congress...

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Revised HCBS Transition Plan – Public Comment Period

The State of Ohio has made revisions to its Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Transition Plan, which is posted for public review and comment through January 12, 2017.   The...

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Nominate an Outstanding Older Ohioan for the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

The Ohio Department of Aging is seeking the public’s help to identify outstanding older Ohioans who exemplify excellence, ingenuity and compassion; have made, and continue to make, a lasting difference...

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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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