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News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Extreme temperatures are severe weather Bookmark

Extreme temperatures are severe weather
With sustained, bitter cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills predicted for all of the state this week, the Ohio Department of Aging reminds all Ohioans to treat extreme temperatures just as you would a coming snow or ice storm. Be prepared and check on older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after the mercury drops.

Check in with older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after winter storm Bookmark

Check in with older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after winter storm
The Ohio Department of Aging asks all Ohioans check on older loved ones and neighbors before, during and after the storm. Here are some things to ask about when you call or visit.

Department of Aging urges Older Ohioans to prepare for Winter Storm Harper Bookmark

Department of Aging urges Older Ohioans to prepare for Winter Storm Harper
Winter Storm Harper is expected to cross the Ohio region this weekend, bringing with it the potential for high snowfall amounts, ice accumulations and bitter cold temperatures that could lead to hazardous road conditions, utility outages and more.

With water rising, Ohio Department of Aging urges older residents to exercise caution Bookmark

Check on older neighbors, loved ones during heavy rain and flooding

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

Older Ohioans are at increased risk for complications from extreme cold
Check on older neighbors, loved ones during dangerous wind chills

Springtime is the time to be prepared for what Mother Nature can bring Bookmark

Springtime is the time to be prepared for what Mother Nature can bring
Ohio weather can be unpredictable, but it doesn’t have to be surprising

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