Plan ahead to stay safe at home.
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!
Recognize the signs.
Know who to call.
Become a Volunteer Ombudsman Associate
Advocate for excellencein long-term care.
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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
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Healthy & Active
Programs and resources to help Ohioans of any age be active, contribute and make healthy choices
Older Workers and Job Seekers
Health & Wellness Classes
HEALTHY U Ohio
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Driver Safety & Transportation
Safe at Home
Elder Abuse Prevention
Programs and services to help you or a loved one with care needs, wherever you call home
Home and Community Services
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Policies, processes, information and more for and about those who care for and serve our elders
Nursing Home Quality Improvement
Assisted Living Waiver
Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program
Senior Community Service Employment Program
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Board of executives of Long-Term Services and Supports (BELTSS)
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