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News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

More than 16,000 Ohioans walked 31,000 miles to raise awareness of older adult falls Bookmark

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State falls prevention initiative garners unprecedented support from Ohio’s communities

More Ohioans Now Legally Required to Report Suspected Elder Abuse Bookmark

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Starting on Sept. 29, Ohio law greatly expands the number of individuals required to report suspicions of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Mandatory reporters now include many more individuals in the financial services, legal and medical professions.

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

Falls Prevention Awareness Month event aims to end epidemic of older adult falls

AmeriCorps, State LTC Ombudsman partner to increase access to services Bookmark

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Program will use AmeriCorps members to assist long-term care consumers

STEADY U Ohio seeks community partners to help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

Department of Aging’s falls prevention initiative uses statewide event to mark Falls Prevention Awareness Day, raise awareness of falls and the many ways to prevent them

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