The Ohio Department of Aging offers resources for older Ohioans, caregivers, and professionals in the aging network. Together, we can make Ohio the best state in the nation in which to grow older.
These are a few of the most asked-about and timely resources on this website. Use the menus or search function above to explore more content.
10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls
The first day of autumn each year is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Join us as we take “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls.”
Flu, Older Adults, and Caregivers
Now more than ever, it's important to get a flu shot. Older adults are at increased risk for complications from the flu.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Older Adults
Here is what older adults and their families need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Road Back: COVID-19 Resources for Congregate Settings
Information and resources to help congregate care setting providers maintain safe operations.
Falls Prevention Awareness Month 2021
Join the Ohio Department of Aging's STEADY U Ohio initiative as we observe September as Falls Prevention Awareness Month.
Eating Well: Farmers' Market Recipes
Make the most of Ohio's fresh summer and fall produce with this recipe book designed especially for participants in the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program.
Suicide and Older Ohioans
Suicide deaths among Ohioans age 60 and older have increased by 40% over the last 10 years.
Utility and Energy Assistance
The Department of Aging works with state and local partners to help eligible older Ohioans access help with utility and energy costs.
COVID-19 Care Center
The COVID-19 Care Center is a streamlined portal for facility testing and vaccine needs.
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.
2020-2022 Strategic Action Plan on Aging (SAPA)
The Strategic Action Plan on Aging (SAPA) is a prioritized plan that addresses the many challenges facing older Ohioans.
Area Agencies on Aging
Area agencies on aging are your community partners for older adult health, wellness, and independence.
Sep 17, 2021
Help Ohio take 10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls!
Sep 9, 2021
Statewide campaign touts walking as one of many strategies to prevent older adult falls.
Sep 9, 2021
The Ohio Department of Aging is pleased to announce a third provider relief funding opportunity for Ohio’s aging service providers.