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The Ohio Department of Aging

Ohio Department of Aging Resources

Successful caregiving - Many Golden Buckeyes are caregivers to family members, friends or neighbors who need help to live at home and maintain their independence. Individuals who recognize themselves as caregivers and seek appropriate assistance are more successful in their caregiver roles.

Senior Centers - Ohio's more than 450 senior centers are like snowflakes, each one tailored to the interests of the Golden Buckeyes in its community. Find opportunities for engagement, entertainment, learning and more at your local center.

Area agencies on aging - Your area agency on aging helps Golden Buckeyes and their families make informed decisions and access quality, person-centered services, supports and resources to meet their needs and enhance their lives.


Other Resources

Ohio Benefit Bank - This initiative of the Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks and more than 900 faith-based, nonprofit, governmental and private-sector partners is a web-based computer program that connect low and moderate-income Ohioans, including seniors, with access to work supports such as tax credits and public benefits.

Ohio Long-term Care Consumer Guide - This service of the Department of Aging and the Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman, allows long-term care consumers and their family members to compare nursing facilities side-by-side, review regulatory data and receive helpful tips on selecting a nursing home.