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News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Celebrating and supporting Ohio’s caregivers Bookmark

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Family caregivers know their loved ones better and spend more time with them than anyone else does. This makes them perfect advocates, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility.

Supporting caregivers for stronger families and communities Bookmark

National Family Caregiver Support Program
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.

O’Connor dementia announcement underscores importance of a coordinated state response, caregiver support Bookmark

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Dementia strategies woven throughout Ohio’s new State Plan on Aging

As you “fall back,” check for home hazards to avoid a fall going forward Bookmark

State falls prevention initiative urges another home safety check with time change

Be heard: Complete the Statewide Needs Assessment Survey Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Aging is conducting the 2017 Statewide Needs Assessment Survey to collect Ohioans’ opinions and better understand what matters most to our residents.

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