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News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

STEADY U Ohio: Celebrating five years of partnership to prevent older adult falls Bookmark

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Falls are not a normal part of aging, and most falls can be prevented

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

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age Bookmark

In recognition of World Overdose Awareness Day, the director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers advice for older adults to prevent drug addiction and abuse.

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

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables Bookmark

Farmers’ Markets link older Ohioans to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables
This week is National Farmers’ Market Week. Ohio’s farmers’ markets link older adults to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, that not only help older adults and the people who care for them maintain a delicious, nutritious diet, but provide so much more.

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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