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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

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

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Dementia strategies woven throughout Ohio’s new State Plan on Aging

Toolkit helps Ohioans adopt safe medication practices for better health Bookmark

Take, store and dispose of medications safely.
Ruth Emptage, PharmD, BCGP, from the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and member of the Ohio Pharmacists Association, describes the Generation Rx initiative and three important steps you and older loved ones can take to ensure you take, store and dispose of medications properly.

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

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Evaluate your financial well-being during National Financial Planning Month

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

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Ohioans living in long-term care facilities have the right to assistance in voting

Evaluating life insurance as an older Ohioan Bookmark

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

In an emergency, only together can we ensure the safety of everyone Bookmark

The aging network helps communities and agencies protect residents

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