The Road Back: COVID-19 Resources for Congregate Settings
Information and resources to help congregate care setting providers maintain safe operations.odx-read-more about the article: The Road Back: COVID-19 Resources for Congregate Settings
Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
Elder abuse refers to any knowing, intentional or negligent act that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult.odx-read-more about the article: Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation
Check Your Neighbor
If severe weather or another type of emergency has occurred, check in on older friends and family members to ensure that they are okay and can stay that way.odx-read-more about the article: Check Your Neighbor
Take a Falls Risk Self-Assessment
Answer 12 simple questions to determine your risk for having a fall. Discuss your results with your doctor or other health care professional.Falls Risk Self-Assessment
Nutrition and Healthy Aging
Eating well helps you maintain a healthy weight and have the energy and nutrients your body needs to stay active and engaged.odx-read-more about the article: Nutrition and Healthy Aging
The Ohio Department of Aging works with state and local partners to support Ohioans throughout their lives. We all age differently, but we know that the choices you make throughout your life have a bigger impact on how you age than genetics. Here you will find information, resources, and programs to help you live safety in your home and community, create a safe environment for yourself and others, stay active, and contribute. We also support Ohioans who are taking care of older loved ones and neighbors.
Are you a caregiver?
These 10 simple questions could change your life (and the lives of the people in it).
Be a Volunteer Ombudsman
Ombudsman volunteers provide a voice for long-term care consumers. Volunteers visit consumers in their own homes, nursing homes, or assisted living facilities.
Check Your Neighbor
If severe weather or another type of emergency has occurred, check in on older friends and family members to ensure that they are okay and can stay that way.
COVID-19 Care Center
The COVID-19 Care Center is a streamlined portal for facility testing and vaccine needs.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Older Adults
Here is what older adults and their families need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Elder Justice For Professionals
The Ohio Department of Aging provides a one-stop resource for elder justice professionals and mandatory reporters.
Health & Safety Classes
The Ohio Department of Aging supports evidence-based educational programs to help you and your loved ones live a healthier and safer life.
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Ohio’s Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman advocates for people receiving home care, assisted living and nursing home care.
Being able to get around safely in your community is a critical part of remaining independent and healthy.
Regional Rapid Response Assistance Program
The Regional Rapid Response Assistance Program supports Ohio's congregate care settings with teams of regional experts to identify and solve issues.