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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

2020-2021 State Budget continues vital supports for older Ohioans by increasing funding for proven programs and services Bookmark

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Statement by Director Ursel McElroy on the passage of Ohio's Fiscal Years 2020-2021 State Budget

State officials remind older Ohioans that extreme heat is severe weather Bookmark

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Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and triple-digit heat indexes around the state over the next several days. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health remind residents that extreme heat should be treated with the same care and preparation as a summer storm.

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.

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

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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