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Staying Connected Program Launched
05/13/2020

The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) yesterday announced a free, daily check-in by phone service for Ohio’s older residents to ensure their well-being amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency and beyond. The program was announced during Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s daily news conference.

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Everything you need to know about COVID-19 masks
05/06/2020

Confused about masks? How to wear it or how to make one? We've got you covered...

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Resources for staying home, staying healthy, and staying happy during the COVID-19 crisis
04/03/2020

Use these resources to find food, activities, and other things to help your stay at home be a little more comfortable.

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Caregiver Resources for COVID-19
04/01/2020

The Ohio Department of Aging has provided some resources to assist caregivers in their vitally important mission. We hope you will download and find them useful.

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Online education, travel, and enrichment at your fingertips
03/24/2020

Looking for ways to stay engaged while practicing social distancing?  See below for information and links to activities, both near and far.

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Open meal and grocery sites
03/23/2020

Need to know where there are meals and/or groceries but have little or no money? Help is still available.

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Update on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)
03/16/2020

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities’ primary concern during this time is working to maintain the health and safety of our members, our employees, and our community. Our leadership is continually evaluating information and guidance from Ohio Department of Aging (ODA), Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), Ohio Department of Health (ODH), and local authorities.

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Direction Home Leadership attend National Summit on Health Care and Social Service Integration
03/04/2020

Direction Home Leadership attend National Summit on Health Care and Social Service Integration.

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Avoid getting and spreading the flu
02/19/2020

If you are an older adult or spend time with them, prevent the flu by following these helpful hints.

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2019 Direction Home Awards Ceremony
12/02/2019

The 2019 Hall of Fame and Awards recipients are announced

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