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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Ohio Department of Aging Recognizes Employees For Their Service Bookmark

Ohio Department of Aging Recognizes Employees For Their Service
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 year 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

Governor DeWine Visits the Ohio Department of Aging
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

43rd Annual OAGE Conference - Faces of Aging: Growth and Opportunities
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

Alzheimer's Memory Day 2019
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.

Golden Buckeye program encourages Ohioans to shop small, shop local for the most unique gifts and entertaining ideas Bookmark

Golden Buckeye program encourages Ohioans to shop small, shop local for the most unique gifts and entertaining ideas
With the holiday shopping and entertaining season in full swing, the Golden Buckeye program reminds Ohioans that you’ll find some of the most unique gifts, party supplies, food and more for your holiday celebrations and gift giving at locally owned small businesses.

Supporting caregivers for stronger families and communities Bookmark

Supporting caregivers for stronger families and communities
Family caregivers truly are the backbone of Ohio’s long-term care system. Approximately 1.7 million Ohioans provide some level of unpaid care for a loved one who is older or who has a disability. Caregivers are spouses, children, grandchildren, grandparents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, friends, neighbors and more.

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