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The Ohio Department of Aging

Ohio Department of Aging 2014 Press Releases

Golden Buckeyes: Know the facts, protect yourself and loved ones from the flu
  Dec. 29, 2014 - With peak of season yet to come, flu is already widespread in Ohio

Older Ohioans: "Win winter" with tips, resources to prevent falls from STEADY U Ohio
  Dec. 17, 2014 - Snow and ice do not have to send you slipping and sliding

Ohio brings innovative Music & MemorySM program to state's nursing homes
  Dec. 15, 2014 - National program exemplifies person-centered care approaches state is embracing

Don't let Black Friday shopping turn you black and blue: Prevent falls!
  Nov. 24, 2014 - STEADY U Ohio partners want you to have a falls-free holiday season

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from snow and cold
  Nov. 17, 2014 - Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones, neighbors

As Ohio gets its first taste of winter, make a plan to stay safe and healthy
  Nov. 14, 2014 - Nov. 16-22 is Winter Safety Awareness Week

Holiday Shoppers: Be savvy and be safe with tips from STEADY U Ohio
  Nov. 5, 2014 - Management, staff and customers can work together to prevent falls

STEADY U Ohio, Older Adult Falls Prevention Coalition partner with Kroger Pharmacy to provide free prescription screenings on Falls Prevention Awareness Day
  Sept. 17, 2014 - Visit a participating Kroger Pharmacy to learn how your medicines can contribute to falls

A Matter of Balance now available in all 88 Ohio counties
  Sept. 17, 2014 - Community-based workshops help older adults prevent falls

Ohio Departments of Aging, Health, ramp up efforts to prevent falls
  Sept. 10, 2014 - STEADY U Ohio, A Matter of Balance, Falls Prevention Coalition, STEADI and other initiatives work together to keep older Ohioans safe

Ohio premieres Award-winning documentary "Alive Inside" in Columbus
  Aug. 29, 2014 - The healing power of music for people with dementia is examined on screen

Feds Approve State Plan on Aging
  Aug. 21, 2014 - Focus is on person-centered approaches to maintain independence

Ohio Department of Aging Director comments on passing of former Ohio Department of Aging Director Merle Grace Kearns
  August 11, 2014 - Statement from Ohio Department of Aging Director Bonnie K. Burman

On June 13, Wear Purple to Raise Awareness of Elder Abuse
  June 12, 2014 - Use World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to learn the warning signs and know how to report abuse

STEADY U Ohio and BWC partner to prevent falls in construction during National Safety Stand-Down
  June 4, 2014 - Industry adopting a steady approach to preventing injuries for an aging workforce

STEADY U Ohio, Ohio's Best Rx remind older Ohioans to talk about their prescriptions with their doctors and pharmacists to stay safe today, healthy tomorrow
  May 28, 2014 - Medication safety and awareness key to avoiding preventable falls

12 outstanding older Ohioans inducted into state Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
  May 20, 2014 - Ohio Department of Aging, General Assembly honor outstanding Golden Buckeyes

During Older Americans Month, Ohio Department of Aging and STEADY U Ohio initiative remind Ohioans they have the power to be safe today, healthy tomorrow
  April 28, 2014 - Preventing falls helps ensure elders continue to grow, thrive and contribute

State Assists Elderly and Disabled Ohioans
  April 1, 2014 - Resident Services Coordinator Program helps elders, others retain independence

Governor Kasich reappoints Heath Hughes to Ohio Advisory Council for Aging
  March 21, 2014 - Central Ohio resident has proven record of advocating for Ohio elders

Governor Kasich appoints John C. Thatcher to Ohio Advisory Council for Aging
  March 21, 2014 - Knox County Prosecutor has proven record of advocating for Ohio elders

As we spring forward, take steps to stay firmly on your feet
  March 5, 2014 - STEADY U Ohio initiative offers seasonal tips to help older adults prevent falls

Residents of Ohio nursing homes and assisted living facilities rate their providers
  March 3, 2014 - Survey results posted online help Ohioans and their families choose quality care

This Valentine's Day, ask the special ones in your life NOT to fall for you!
  Feb. 10, 2014 - Show your older loved ones how much you care by helping them prevent falls

Nominate an outstanding older Ohioan for the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
  Feb. 6, 2014 - Annual induction recognizes elders' outstanding achievements and contributions

Despite Buckeye Chuck's prediction of an early spring, winter isn't done with us yet
  Feb. 3, 2014 - STEADY U Ohio reminds elders to take extra care to prevent falls in February

Ohio's Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Beverley L. Laubert, Elected Chair of National Advancing Excellence in Long-Term Care Collaborative
  Jan. 29, 2014 - Laubert helping lead Ohio's transformation to person-centered care in long-term care

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from extreme cold
  Jan. 27, 2014 - Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones, neighbors

Department of Aging urges Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors
  Jan. 3, 2014 - Older adults may have harder time adjusting to extremely cold weather


View press releases from 2013.