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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

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.

12 Inducted to Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Aging inducted 12 outstanding older Ohioans into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame today during a special ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. Members of the Ohio General Assembly, Governor Mike DeWine and his cabinet, and leaders from Ohio’s aging network were on hand to congratulate and thank the inductees for their lifelong contributions to their communities, their professions, and their vocations.

Ohio Department of Aging Recognizes Employees For Their Service Bookmark

Each year the Ohio Department of Aging recognizes employees who have reached milestones in their careers of public service. On May 1, Department of Aging Director Ursel J. McElroy presented each employee with a certificate and a pin to mark the occasion. During the ceremony, Director McElroy was also recognized for her 25 years of public service. Each of these dedicated public servants takes pride in what they do to deliver practical, person-centered strategies and services that strengthen and support Ohio’s older adults and their communities.

Governor DeWine Visits the Ohio Department of Aging Bookmark

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On April 11, 2019, the Ohio Department of Aging was honored with a visit from Governor Mike DeWine. The Governor met staff and learned more about our programs, priorities, and challenges in serving older adults and their caregivers.

43rd Annual OAGE Conference - Faces of Aging: Growth and Opportunities Bookmark

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The annual Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE) Conference brings together educators, researchers, practitioners and students to promote gerontological education and to support Ohio's aging network.

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