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Older adults have special considerations when preparing for winter weather Bookmark

Ohio has already gotten a preview of winter weather this year. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA) remind older Ohioans and their families that preparation is key and older adults may have special considerations as they get ready for another Ohio winter.

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.

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

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

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

Check on older neighbors, loved ones during dangerous wind chills

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

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Ohio weather can be unpredictable, but it doesn’t have to be surprising

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