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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

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.

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.

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

O’Connor dementia announcement underscores importance of a coordinated state response, caregiver support
Dementia strategies woven throughout Ohio’s new State Plan on Aging

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia Bookmark

Involving communities in the care and engagement of neighbors with dementia
Northwest Ohio pilot partnerships serves as a model of community response to a growing problem

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age Bookmark

Drug addiction and overdose prevention is crucial at any age
In recognition of World Overdose Awareness Day, the director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services offers advice for older adults to prevent drug addiction and abuse.

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