Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

Dec. 3-7, 2018

This holiday season, give a gift that can help prevent falls.

Winter Weather Safety

Learn the latest weather terms and know what to do.

Assemble an emergency kit with special considerations for older adults.

Have a plan for where to go and how to get there if you can't stay home.

Check on older loved ones and neighbors during severe weather.

Medication Safety for Older Adults

Be your own advocate.

Take, store and dispose of medications safely.

Know when medications can cause harm.

We can end elder abuse!

We can end elder abuse!

Recognize the signs.

Know who to call.

#ElderAware

Golden Buckeye Program

Golden Buckeye: Making community connections since 1976.

Be a Healthier You!

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

For assistance, call 1-800-282-1206 or email OhioOmbudsman@age.ohio.gov.

 

What's New?

Request for Proposals: Trauma Informed Care

Director Laubert talks about older driver safety on ODOT's "The Loop."

Older Ohioans: Know your abilities and options to stay on the road safely

Supporting caregivers for stronger families and communities

Spend wisely and shop safely to make the most of time with friends and family

Public Notice: Heightened Scrutiny Packages for Public Comment

Gifts that keep giving by preventing falls

Let your Golden Buckeye Card help with holiday cleaning

Honoring service by ensuring the best care for our veterans

Improving the lives of people with dementia through innovative training

Manage diabetes to give your body the fuel it needs

Erin Pettegrew named State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

O’Connor dementia announcement underscores importance of a coordinated state response, caregiver support

Toolkit helps Ohioans adopt safe medication practices for better health

Medication safety for older adults

Public Notices:  Ohio’s HCBS Transition Plan - Formal Public Comment Period

One of caregivers’ many jobs – preventing falls

Get ready for another Ohio winter with your Golden Buckeye Card

Financial power of attorney keeps you in the driver’s seat regarding your assets

Public Meeting Notice: Ohio Advisory Council for Aging

More than 16,000 Ohioans walked 31,000 miles to raise awareness of older adult falls

Voting is your right, no matter where you live or your abilities

More Ohioans Now Legally Required to Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Guest Article: Evaluating life insurance as an older Ohioan

Leaves are supposed to fall, people aren't: Autumn falls prevention tips from STEADY U Ohio

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia

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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