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The Ohio Department of Aging

Ohio Department of Aging 2015 Press Releases

George Pelletier receives 2015 Excellent Advocate Award from State LTC Ombudsman
  Dec. 17, 2015 - Willowick resident honored for helping Ohioans receive care in settings they choose

Golden Buckeyes: Plan today to be "Winter READY | Winter STEADY!"
  Dec. 15, 2015 - Department of Aging, STEADY U Initiative offer tips to thrive during another Ohio winter

The gift that keeps giving: Help a loved one live "Well Beyond 60!"
  Nov. 24, 2015 - Golden Buckeye program offers gift ideas that promote health and well-being

Ohio's Long-Term Care Ombudsman honored for national excellence and leadership
  Nov. 13, 2015 - National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care presented the Cernoria Johnson Memorial Advocacy Award to Beverley Laubert

Don't let "Trick-or-Treat" become "Trip-for-Treat"
  Oct. 21, 2015- State Falls Prevention Initiative issues its annual list of Halloween falls prevention tips for all ages

Leaves are supposed to fall, people aren't!
  Oct. 14, 2015 - STEADY U Ohio reminds Ohioans that falls are not a normal part of aging

57 organizations, 4,400+ Ohioans help exceed "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls"
  Oct. 1, 2015 - Communities across the state walked to raise awareness of older adult falls epidemic

STEADY U Ohio, Older Adult Falls Prevention Coalition partner with Ohio pharmacy chains for free falls risk screenings during Falls Prevention Awareness Week
  Sept. 17, 2015 - Medication interactions and side effects are large contributors to older adult falls

Help take "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls" on Falls Prevention Awareness Day
  Sept. 10, 2015 - STEADY U Ohio, community partners take aim at epidemic of older adult falls

Ohio Department of Aging to host "Well Beyond 60!" EXPO at Ohio State Fair
  July 27, 2015 - Half-price admission, free health screenings on Senior Day, Aug. 4

Golden Buckeyes: Celebrate Summer Safely
  June 17, 2015 - Ohio's summer attractions can help you live "Well Beyond 60!"

Nearly 300 Ohio nursing homes on the way to offering Music & MemorySM to residents
  June 9, 2015 - Quality improvement project uses music to improve lives of residents and staff

Nine outstanding older Ohioans inducted into state Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
  May 28, 2015 - Ohio Department of Aging, General Assembly honor outstanding Golden Buckeyes

Director Bonnie K. Burman's Biennial Budget Testimony Before the Ohio Ohio Senate Medicaid Committee
  April 30, 2015

Older Ohioans: Live "Well Beyond 60!"
  April 28, 2015 - Ohio's Older Americans Month Celebration starts May 1

State's HEALTHY U Ohio initiative offers three ways to live "Well Beyond 60!"
  April 15, 2015 - Learn to be a healthier you in your community, online and on Facebook

Older Americans Month photo project asks: How do you live "Well Beyond 60?"
  April 6, 2015 - Ohio Department of Aging celebrates older Ohioans and organizations that help them remain healthy and active

Ohio Scholars in Aging Program provides opportunities, experience for future leaders
  March 30, 2015 - Students helping Ohio prepare for an aging population

Keep the spring in your step to help prevent falls
  March 18, 2015 - Increase your physical activity to bolster strength and balance

Director Bonnie K. Burman's Biennial Budget Testimony Before the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
  March 5, 2015

Winter isn't done with us yet - Are you and your older loved ones prepared?
  March 4, 2015 - Check on loved ones and neighbors during severe weather

Ohio Department of Aging recognizes Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services for participation in the Music & MemorySM program
  Feb. 24, 2015 - Nursing facilities will use custom music playlist to improve quality of life for residents

New partnership gets older adults and students on the road together
  Feb. 24, 2015 - College students receive credit while providing rides to older Ohioans

ODA Director Burman asks Delaware Co. meals program consumers to "Go STEADY!"
  Feb. 13, 2015 - Valentine's Day campaign encourages all Ohioans to help older loved ones prevent falls

This Valentine's Day, ask your loved ones to go STEADY
  Feb. 9, 2015 - Show the special elders in your life how much you care by helping them prevent falls

Nominate an outstanding older Ohioan for the 2015 Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
  Jan. 12, 2015 - Annual recognition honors role elders play in strengthening Ohio and our communities

Winter is here, Golden Buckeyes! Are you ready?
  Jan. 5, 2015 - Have a plan to weather the cold, prevent falls and check on neighbors


View press releases from 2014.