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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Ohio Department of Aging Underscores Importance of Nursing Home Safety In Light of Incident at Lima Facility Bookmark

Statement from Ohio Department of Aging director Ursel J. McElroy on investigation of injuries sustained by former resident.

Ohio Department of Aging reassures older adults, families and service providers that services and resources continuing while state budget being negotiated Bookmark

Statement from Ohio Department of Aging director Ursel J. McElroy regarding older adult services while budget negotiations continue.

Save the Date: 5th Annual Well Beyond 60! EXPO at the Ohio State Fair, July 30 Bookmark

Mark your calendars! For the fifth consecutive year, the Ohio Department of Aging is partnering with the Ohio State Fair to sponsor the Well Beyond 60! EXPO on the Fair’s Senior Day, July 30, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ohio Departments of Aging, Health, Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Among Those Helping 55 Residents Move During Immediate Closing of River’s Bend Facility Bookmark

Ohio Department of Aging Director Ursel J. McElroy's statement in response to the sudden closing of the River's Bend Health Care nursing facility in Lawrence County

Public Notice: Request for Comment - State Transition Plan Bookmark

The Ohio Department of Medicaid has issued a request for public input on the Statewide Transition Plan to be resubmitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for final approval.

12 Inducted to Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Aging inducted 12 outstanding older Ohioans into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame today during a special ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. Members of the Ohio General Assembly, Governor Mike DeWine and his cabinet, and leaders from Ohio’s aging network were on hand to congratulate and thank the inductees for their lifelong contributions to their communities, their professions, and their vocations.

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