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Ohio Department of Aging 2013 Press Releases

With severe weather in the forecast, STEADY U Ohio offers tips to stay on your feet
  Dec. 5, 2013 - Department of Aging urges everyone to check on older loved ones and neighbors

Ohio Council of Retail Merchants and Golden Buckeye Program join STEADY U Ohio initiative to help retailers create "fall-free zones" this holiday shopping season
  Nov. 26, 2013 - A 360-degree approach helps keep shoppers safe and keeps them coming back

STEADY U Ohio initiative marks Winter Safety Awareness Week with tips to prevent falls in wintry conditions
  Nov. 19, 2013 - Don't let winter send you slipping and tripping

Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging unveils 2013 award winners
  Nov. 13, 2013 - Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Ohio Department of Aging Director and Ohio Medicaid Director among those celebrated for serving older Ohioans

Seventh installment of War Era Story Project shows WWII was truly a "world" war
  Nov. 6, 2013 - Ohioans had many different experiences all over the globe

Don't let "trick-or-treat" become "TRIP-for-treat"
  Oct. 21, 2013 - STEADY U Ohio offers Halloween safety tips to prevent falls

Kasich Administration launches 'STEADY U Ohio' initiative to prevent falls among older adults
  Sept. 16, 2013 - Collaborative efforts engage all Ohioans in preventing falls, one step at a time

Letter to the Editor from Director Bonnie K. Burman
  August 5, 2013 - Golden Buckeyes inspire flash mobs at Ohio State Fair

Ohio Department of Aging teams with Ohio State Fair to show the world what it means to be a Golden Buckeye
  July 29, 2013 - Visitors of all ages are encouraged to take the Golden Buckeye Pledge

Statement from Director Bonnie K. Burman on Ohio's SFY 2014-15 Budget
  July 8, 2013 - Initiatives continue efforts to promote quality, person-centered care, opportunities to thrive

Sixth installment of War Era Story Project focuses on families in WWII
  June 18, 2013 - Children, wives and others did all they could to support the U.S. war effort

Statement from Bonnie Kantor-Burman regarding impact of forecasted severe weather on elders
  June 12, 2013 - Director of Ohio Department of Aging advocates planning, checking on neighbors

Fifth installment of the War Era Story Project commemorates Memorial Day and the 69th Anniversary of D-Day
  May 22, 2013 - At sea and on the ground, Ohioans made a difference in Europe

Ohio Department of Aging celebrates Older Americans Month by recognizing outstanding Golden Buckeyes for their service and accomplishments
  May 14, 2013 - Joined Hearts in Giving and Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame honorees are role models for all Ohioans

Ohio Makes Progress in Delivering Long-Term Services; challenges remain
  May 9, 2013 - Report by Scripps Gerontology Center compares utilization changes from 1997 to 2011

Older Ohioans warned to beware of scammers impersonating aging services staff
  May 2, 2013 - Ask for ID and do not allow anyone in your home whom you are not expecting

During Older Americans Month, Ohio Department of Aging asks, "Are you a Golden Buckeye?"
  April 30, 2013 - Officials encourage each Ohioan to find and share ways to unleash the power of age

Essay projects asks, "How do you unleash the power of the Golden Buckeyes?"
  April 17, 2013 - Ohioans asked to share how they live lives inspired by age, not defined by it

Ohio's theme for Older American Month 2013 is "Unleash Your Power: Be a Golden Buckeye!"
  April 10, 2013 - Opportunities to grow, thrive and contribute are at the heart of the annual observance

Patriotism, support punctuate fourth installment of War Era Story Project
  April 9, 2013 - Though far from battle, those on the home front made a difference

Marc Molea receives Ohio Association of Senior Centers' Muriel Bertsch Award
  March 15, 2013 - 18-year Department of Aging employee honored for advocacy for elders

Third installment of War Era Story Project commemorates final days in Japan
  March 11, 2013 - Elders chronicle last days of the war at sea, on the islands and back at home

State-local partnership will link older volunteers with proven reading mentoring program to support Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee
  Feb. 19, 2013 - RSVP-Project MORE linkage supports community needs, teaches kids about healthy aging

State releases results of latest nursing home family satisfaction survey
  Jan. 16, 2013 - Revised survey, Long-term Care Consumer Guide help families choose quality care and help homes excel