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Alzheimer's Memory Day 2019 Bookmark

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Ohio Department of Aging staff were honored to participate in the Alzheimer's Association Ohio Chapters' annual Memory Day celebration March 15, 2019, at the Ohio Statehouse.

Public Notice: PASSPORT Waiver Amendement and Assisted Living Waiver Renewal Comment Periods Bookmark

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Ohio has posted for public comment a proposed PASSPORT Medicaid Waiver Amendment and Assisted Living Medicaid Renewal, which will be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for review.

Don’t miss your chance to nominate for the 2019 Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Bookmark

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The deadline to nominate outstanding older adults for the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame is Monday, Feb. 11. The hall honors current or long-time Ohio residents age 60 and older who have made and continue to make a lasting impact on their communities, their professions or their vocations.

Extreme temperatures are severe weather Bookmark

With sustained, bitter cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills predicted for all of the state this week, the Ohio Department of Aging reminds all Ohioans to treat extreme temperatures just as you would a coming snow or ice storm. Be prepared and check on older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after the mercury drops.

Check in with older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after winter storm Bookmark

Check on your neighbors
The Ohio Department of Aging asks all Ohioans check on older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after the storm. Here are some things to ask about when you call or visit.

Department of Aging urges Older Ohioans to prepare for Winter Storm Harper Bookmark

Winter Weather Safety for Older Adults
Winter Storm Harper is expected to cross the Ohio region this weekend, bringing with it the potential for high snowfall amounts, ice accumulations and bitter cold temperatures that could lead to hazardous road conditions, utility outages and more.

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