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

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To celebrate National Falls Prevention Awareness Day and to raise awareness of the many ways older Ohioans can minimize their risks, the STEADY U Ohio initiative is asking all Ohioans to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

State seeks local partners to step up, help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Aging is calling upon community partners to help mark Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day and raise awareness of the many things our elders can do to minimize their risk of falling.

Learn how to live “Well Beyond 60!” on Ohio State Fair’s Senior Day Bookmark

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Enjoy free health screenings, discounted admission for 60-plus on Aug. 1

"Well Beyond 60!" EXPO Aug. 1 at the Ohio State Fair Bookmark

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The "Well Beyond 60!" EXPO at the Ohio State Fair on Aug. 1 offers free health screenings and more sponsored by Ohio Department of Aging

Choosing a nursing home can be easier with the right information Bookmark

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Making the decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or other care setting is rarely easy. It can be an emotional time, with many questions to ask. Here are five things to look for in a nursing facility.

Eight older Ohioans inducted into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Bookmark

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Department of Aging, General Assembly honor those who make stronger communities

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