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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

State officials remind older Ohioans that extreme heat is severe weather Bookmark

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Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and triple-digit heat indexes around the state over the next several days. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health remind residents that extreme heat should be treated with the same care and preparation as a summer storm.

Ohio Department of Aging Underscores Importance of Nursing Home Safety In Light of Incident at Lima Facility Bookmark

Statement from Ohio Department of Aging director Ursel J. McElroy on investigation of injuries sustained by former resident.

Ohio Department of Aging reassures older adults, families and service providers that services and resources continuing while state budget being negotiated Bookmark

Statement from Ohio Department of Aging director Ursel J. McElroy regarding older adult services while budget negotiations continue.

Save the Date: 5th Annual Well Beyond 60! EXPO at the Ohio State Fair, July 30 Bookmark

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Mark your calendars! For the fifth consecutive year, the Ohio Department of Aging is partnering with the Ohio State Fair to sponsor the Well Beyond 60! EXPO on the Fair’s Senior Day, July 30, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ohio Departments of Aging, Health, Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Among Those Helping 55 Residents Move During Immediate Closing of River’s Bend Facility Bookmark

Ohio Department of Aging Director Ursel J. McElroy's statement in response to the sudden closing of the River's Bend Health Care nursing facility in Lawrence County

Public Notice: Request for Comment - State Transition Plan Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Medicaid has issued a request for public input on the Statewide Transition Plan to be resubmitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for final approval.

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