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.
The decision about how to best get around safely is made a little easier when you are aware of community transportation options that can help meet your needs.
Spring and Summer Safety for Older Adults
For many reasons, older adults may find it harder to adjust to extreme weather conditions that come with spring and summer in Ohio.
The Road Back: COVID-19 Resources for Congregate Settings
Information and resources to help congregate care setting providers maintain safe operations.
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.
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Task Force
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Task Force will examine and provide recommendations for dementia care and support.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Older Adults
Here is what older adults and their families need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
Staying Connected: How It Works
The automated service, available 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week, contacts participants each day.
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Jun 2, 2021
On June 2, the director of the Ohio Department of Health rescinded or lifted several pandemic health orders, while others remain in effect.
May 26, 2021
During Older Americans Month, Ohio Department of Commerce Director Sheryl Maxfield has tips and resources for older consumers.