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State agencies encourage older adults, families, to take advantage of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 21, 2019                                                                                                                                                  Contacts:   Aging – Beth Gianforcaro, (614) 644-6230, bgianforcaro@age.ohio.gov                   MHAS – Eric Wandersleben, (614) 728-5090, Eric.Wandersleben@mha.ohio.gov Video message from Directors McElroy and Criss: https://youtu.be/19iuAmoBg0E Radio/podcast partners: Download audio clips on this topic from the directors. State agencies encourage older adults, families, to take advantage of National Prescription Drug […]

Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors

With hot, stormy days in the forecast, Ohio Department of Aging encourages Ohioans to check on older loved ones and neighbors Assess risks, check for vital supplies, and ensure access to help if needed Columbus, Ohio – Forecasters are predicting high temperatures and the possibility of dangerous storms over much of Ohio for the first […]

Qualifying for Disability Benefits While in Hospice

If you are in hospice care, you might be eligible for financial aid. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers benefits for people who are unable to work due to a serious illness. People in hospice almost always medically qualify for disability benefits. In fact, your family may be eligible for additional resources as well. The […]

Let’s Work Together To Make Processes Better!

OUR TAKE – by Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, CEHCH Let’s Work Together To Make Processes Better! On Thursday, August 8th the Home Health Committee met with Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) representatives to discuss issues our members are having with the Medicaid Managed Care Plans. ODM suggested that OCHCH and the department set up […]