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News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia Bookmark

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia
Northwest Ohio pilot partnerships serves as a model of community response to a growing problem

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

STEADY U Ohio: Celebrating five years of partnership to prevent older adult falls
Falls are not a normal part of aging, and most falls can be prevented

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

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”
Falls Prevention Awareness Month event aims to end epidemic of older adult falls

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age Bookmark

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age
In recognition of World Overdose Awareness Day, the director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers advice for older adults to prevent drug addiction and abuse.

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman partner to increase access to services Bookmark

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman partner to increase access to services
Program will use AmeriCorps members to assist long-term care consumers

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