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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Ohio Department of Aging offers tips to prevent illness from flu, coronavirus Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the 2019-2020 flu season. Older adults are at increased risk of complications from the flu. The Ohio Department of Aging advises older Ohioans and anyone who spends time with older adults to take steps to avoid getting and spreading the flu.

Tax season tips and reminders for older Ohioans Bookmark

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Personal income tax return season has begun. Ohio Department of Aging Director Ursel McElroy and Ohio Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain offer some tips and reminders for older Ohioans.

Get ready for the 2020 Census Bookmark

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The 2020 U.S. Census is underway. The Census helps determine how much federal money will come to Ohio and local communities. Ohio is counting on you!

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

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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

“Well Beyond 60!” EXPO on Ohio State Fair Senior Day offers free health screenings, wellness demonstrations and more Bookmark

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The Ohio Department of Aging will host the fourth annual “Well Beyond 60!” EXPO at the Ohio State Fair on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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