Coronavirus: What Older Adults Need to Know

By Kathleen Cameron, BSPharm, MPH | 2.28.2020 The situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly, and NCOA is taking proactive steps to share the best information we have to protect the public’s health, especially among older adults. Now is the time to stay informed and follow basic tips to protect yourself and those […]

Older adults have special considerations when preparing for winter weather

Older adults have special considerations when preparing for winter weather Nov. 17-23 is Ohio Winter Safety Awareness Week Columbus, Ohio – Ohio has already gotten a preview of winter weather this year. The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA) remind older Ohioans and their families that preparation is key and […]

Supporting People Who Are Grieving

article from Aging Gracefully, a newsletter of the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities Death and grief are a part of life. Some think a person with a developmental disability cannot understand death, so they avoid the topic and try to shield them. The permanency of death may be difficult for some people with developmental […]

September is National Preparedness Month- Tips for Older Adults

Ohio Department of Aging offers preparedness tips and resources for older adults September is National Preparedness Month Columbus, Ohio – During National Preparedness Month, the Ohio Department of Aging reminds all Ohioans that older adults may have a harder time adjusting during emergencies and extreme conditions than younger people do. This makes it even more […]