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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.

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.

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