“10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” exceeds statewide goal to raise awareness of older adult falls

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct. 10, 2019 Contact: John Ratliff, (614) 466-9614, jratliff@age.ohio.gov “10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls” exceeds statewide goal to raise awareness of older adult falls Community partners post record numbers in fifth-annual campaign Columbus, Ohio – Throughout September, the Ohio Department of Aging partnered with individuals, groups, and organizations […]

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Ohio Department of Aging, State Fire Marshal encourage older Ohioans to have and practice a fire escape plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct 8, 2019 Contacts: Aging – Beth Gianforcaro, (614) 644-6230, bgianforcaro@age.ohio.gov                  Fire Marshal – Brian Bohnert, (614) 752-7179, brian.bohnert@com.state.oh.us Video message from Director McElroy: https://youtu.be/9ALyyrUVP8k Radio/podcast partners: Download audio clips on this topic from Director McElroy. Ohio Department of Aging, State Fire Marshal encourage older Ohioans to have and practice […]

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Ohio Department of Aging accepting nominations for Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

Ohio Department of Aging accepting nominations for Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Annual recognition honors older Ohioans for contributions to community, careers, arts, and more. Columbus, Ohio – Since 1976, 486 outstanding older Ohioans have been inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame. The Ohio Department of Aging is once again accepting nominations […]

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Link Up with Your Legislator-

by Alexandra Weingarth, Policy and Advocacy Director I have been traveling around the state meeting with you- our wonderful members, and our elected officials. I would like to share a story of how impactful your visit could be. This is a true story of a Congressman that was recently on a visit with one of […]

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