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The Ohio Department of Aging fosters sound public policy, research, and initiatives that benefit older Ohioans.
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.
Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period begins Oct. 15 and ends on Dec 7 each year. Now is the time to review your coverage options.
"Medicare Open Enrollment"
Now more than ever, it's important to get a flu shot. Older adults are at increased risk for complications from the flu.
"Older Adults, Caregivers, and the Flu"
Your area agency on aging and other local providers are ready to help you care for your loved ones and for yourself.
"National Family Caregiver Support Program"
The following information is intended to help families and providers prepare for and respond to COVID-19.
"COVID-19 Resources for Older Ohioans and Service Providers"
Access information and resources regarding COVID-19 testing in nursing facilities.
"Nursing Facilities COVID-19 Testing Program"
The following information is intended to help providers prepare for and respond to COVID-19.
"Adult Day Centers and Senior Centers (COVID-19)"
Access information and resources regarding COVID-19 testing in residential care facilities.
"Residential Care Facilities COVID-19 Testing Program"
The automated service, available 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week, contacts participants each day.
"Staying Connected: How It Works"
Area agencies on aging are your community partners for older adult health, wellness, and independence.
"Area Agencies on Aging"
Subscribe to receive periodic email updates from the Ohio Department of Aging.
Know who to call when you see suspected abuse, neglect or exploitation.
"Report Elder Abuse"
The Golden Buckeye program empowers older Ohioans and others to become active, loyal customers who seek value and reward quality.
"About the Golden Buckeye program"
Nov 4, 2020
Each month, the Ohio Department of Aging shares health & wellness content for partners to use in their outreach to older Ohioans.
Oct 23, 2020
The Ohio Department of Medicaid is implementing a new provider application system called Provider Network Module, the new single front door platform for Medicaid Providers.
Oct 19, 2020
On Oct. 16, 2020, Ohio Department of Health Interim Director Lance Himes signed the Amended Director’s Order on the Opening of Adult Day Services and Senior Centers. See what changed.