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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Ohio Department of Aging seeks nominations for statewide Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Bookmark

Ohio Department of Aging seeks nominations for statewide Senior Citizens Hall of Fame
Since its inception, more than 450 older Ohioans have been inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. If you know someone who belongs among those ranks, the Ohio Department of Aging wants to hear from you.

Older Ohioans: Know your abilities and options to stay on the road safely Bookmark

Older Ohioans: Know your abilities and options to stay on the road safely
Because being able to get around in the community is critical for older Ohioans to remain independent and healthy, the Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Transportation are partnering to increase awareness of available resources for older drivers during Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, Dec. 3-7, 2018.

Spend wisely and shop safely to make the most of time with friends and family Bookmark

Spend wisely and shop safely to make the most of time with friends and family
As the holiday shopping season gets underway, the Ohio Department of Aging, through its Golden Buckeye program and STEADY U Ohio falls prevention initiative, offers tips for consumers of all ages to spend wisely and shop safely.

More than 16,000 Ohioans walked 31,000 miles to raise awareness of older adult falls Bookmark

More than 16,000 Ohioans walked 31,000 miles to raise awareness of older adult falls
State falls prevention initiative garners unprecedented support from Ohio’s communities

More Ohioans Now Legally Required to Report Suspected Elder Abuse Bookmark

More Ohioans Now Legally Required to Report Suspected Elder Abuse
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

Walk a mile to help older adults avoid a tumble during “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls”
Falls Prevention Awareness Month event aims to end epidemic of older adult falls

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