News and Articles

News and articles from the Ohio Department of Aging.

Spend wisely and shop safely to make the most of time with friends and family Bookmark

Holiday Shopping Tips from the Golden Buckeye Program
As the holiday shopping season gets underway, the Ohio Department of Aging, through its Golden Buckeye program and STEADY U Ohio falls prevention initiative, offers tips for consumers of all ages to spend wisely and shop safely.

Manage diabetes to give your body the fuel it needs Bookmark

Understanding and managing diabetes
Following diagnosis of diabetes, find an education program that will help you live a full life. Our health & wellness administrator, Berrie Mabins, explains diabetes and how an education program can help you manage it.

Toolkit helps Ohioans adopt safe medication practices for better health Bookmark

Take, store and dispose of medications safely.
Ruth Emptage, PharmD, BCGP, from the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and member of the Ohio Pharmacists Association, describes the Generation Rx initiative and three important steps you and older loved ones can take to ensure you take, store and dispose of medications properly.

Financial power of attorney keeps you in the driver’s seat regarding your assets Bookmark

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Evaluate your financial well-being during National Financial Planning Month

Evaluating life insurance as an older Ohioan Bookmark

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

STEADY U Ohio: Celebrating five years of partnership to prevent older adult falls Bookmark

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Falls are not a normal part of aging, and most falls can be prevented

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