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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Celebrating and supporting Ohio’s caregivers Bookmark

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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