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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

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

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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

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Falls are not a normal part of aging, and most falls can be prevented

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age Bookmark

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.

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables Bookmark

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables
This week is National Farmers’ Market Week. Ohio’s farmers’ markets link older adults to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, that not only help older adults and the people who care for them maintain a delicious, nutritious diet, but provide so much more.

Older adults are at higher risk for complications from extreme heat Bookmark

Hot temperatures and high humidity are severe weather. Treat hot days just as you would a stormy or snowy day. Have a plan to stay cool, recognize the signs of heat-related illness and check on older loved ones and neighbors.

Public Notice: Heightened Scrutiny Packages for Public Comment Bookmark

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Ohio Department of Aging accepting comments on eight settings being submitted to CMS for heightened scrutiny review

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