Hot temperatures and high humidity ARE severe weather.

Stay cool, recognize the signs of heat-related illness and check on your older loved ones and neighbors.

We can end elder abuse!

We can end elder abuse!

Recognize the signs.

Know who to call.

#ElderAware

2018 Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

 

What's New?

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia

STEADY U Ohio: Celebrating five years of partnership to prevent older adult falls

Stay active this fall and save with your Golden Buckeye Card

During National Preparedness Month, learn what you and your loved ones can do to stay "Safe at Home"

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age

The list is here! Find a "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls" event or group near you. Continuously updated; check back often.

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman partner to increase access to services

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables

STEADY U Ohio seeks community partners to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”

Ohio Department of Aging works with area agencies on aging and Walgreens Pharmacy to link elders to information and support to help prevent falls

PASSPORT Waiver and Assisted Living Waiver Amendments - Public Comment Period

Save on your summer camping adventure with Golden Buckeye

“Well Beyond 60!” EXPO on Ohio State Fair Senior Day (July 31) offers free health screenings, wellness demonstrations and more

Fourth annual "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls!" - September 2018

Residents of Ohio’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities rate their providers

Ohio’s festivals and destinations can be fun tools to help you prevent falls

Before you hit the road, have your vehicle serviced by a Golden Buckeye participating shop

Older adults are at higher risk for complications from extreme heat

Public Notice: Heightened Scrutiny Packages for Public Comment

State agencies encourage Ohioans to recognize warning signs of elder abuse and know how to report it

Elder Abuse: Recognize the signs. Know who to call.

Ohio Department of Aging inducts 12 into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

Guest Article: Protecting Ohio's seniors from fraud

Guest Article: The Ohio Housing Finance Agency helps keep older Ohioans at home

Meet the 2018 Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Inductees

Exercise could be your best bet to reduce your risk of falling

Let your Golden Buckeye Card help with your yard work

Guest Article: Give Back. Go Forward. Engage at Every Age!

Prevention and self-management can ensure healthy lives with chronic conditions

May is Older Americans Month

Ohio Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification Provider Technical Assistance

Don't Be the Dealer: DEA Drug Take Back Day is April 28

April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week. Learn about various volunteer opportunities for seniors that we support.

Kick start your spring cleaning with your Golden Buckeye Card

Have a Spring Break learning adventure with Golden Buckeye

With water rising, Ohio Department of Aging urges older adults to exercise caution

Your Golden Buckeye Card can help cure cabin fever

With more winter in the groundhogs’ predictions, Ohio Department of Aging urges older residents to stay vigilant against common winter hazards

Ohio seniors: Protect yourself and those around you from the flu

Electronic Visit Verification

Erin Pettegrew named Acting State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from extreme cold

Don't let your holiday shopping trip end with a tumble

Welcome to the Ohio's Department of Aging's new website

Ohio Communities smash goal to take "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls"

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls"

Read the Department of Aging's Annual Report

Read the State Ombudsman's Annual Report

Choosing a nursing home can be easier with the right information

Eight older Ohioans inducted into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

News and Articles

 

Healthy & Active

Programs and resources to help Ohioans of any age be active, contribute and make healthy choices

Golden Buckeye

Older Workers and Job Seekers

Community Involvement

Health & Wellness Classes

HEALTHY U Ohio

STEADY U Ohio

Nutrition

Driver Safety & Transportation

Safe at Home

Elder Abuse Prevention

Healthy & Active

Programs and resources to help Ohioans of any age be active, contribute and make healthy choices

Golden Buckeye

Older Workers and Job Seekers

Community Involvement

Health & Wellness Classes

HEALTHY U Ohio

STEADY U Ohio

Nutrition

Driver Safety & Transportation

Safe at Home

Elder Abuse Prevention

 

Long-Term Supports

Programs and services to help you or a loved one with care needs, wherever you call home

Caregiver Support

Home and Community Services

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Benefits Help

Long-Term Supports

Programs and services to help you or a loved one with care needs, wherever you call home

Caregiver Support

Home and Community Services

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Benefits Help

 

For Professionals

Policies, processes, information and more for and about those who care for and serve our elders

Administrative Rules

Provider Certification

Data Center

Education Center

Nursing Home Quality Improvement

BELTSS

For Professionals

Policies, processes, information and more for and about those who care for and serve our elders

Administrative Rules

Provider Certification

Data Center

Education Center

Nursing Home Quality Improvement

BELTSS

Beverley L. Laubert, Interim Director

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