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News and articles from the Ohio Department of 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

Ohio communities smash goal to take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

Nearly 5,000 Ohioans walked 22,000 miles to raise awareness of older adult falls

State seeks local partners to step up, help take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” Bookmark

The Ohio Department of Aging is calling upon community partners to help mark Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day and raise awareness of the many things our elders can do to minimize their risk of falling.

Interested in preventing falls? Don't miss this great opportunity! Bookmark

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State Fall Prevention Symposium - April 7, 2017, Columbus

Calling All Kids: Tell your older loved ones “don’t fall for me” this Valentine’s Day Bookmark

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State initiative calls on Ohio’s young people to help their elders prevent falls

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