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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

State officials remind older Ohioans that extreme heat is severe weather Bookmark

Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and triple-digit heat indexes around the state over the next several days. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health remind residents that extreme heat should be treated with the same care and preparation as a summer storm.

In an emergency, only together can we ensure the safety of everyone Bookmark

The aging network helps communities and agencies protect residents

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from extreme cold Bookmark

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Check on older neighbors, loved ones during dangerous wind chills

Don’t let your holiday shopping trip end with a tumble Bookmark

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STEADY U Ohio, Golden Buckeye program offer tips for falls-free holiday shopping

OAGE extends deadline for Practitioner of the Year Award nominations Bookmark

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Submit excellence in gerontology research and partnerships by Dec. 1

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

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

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