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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

“Well Beyond 60!” EXPO on Ohio State Fair Senior Day offers free health screenings, wellness demonstrations and more Bookmark

Well Beyond 60! EXPO
The Ohio Department of Aging will host the fourth annual “Well Beyond 60!” EXPO at the Ohio State Fair on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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