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Online education, travel, and enrichment at your fingertips

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

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)

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

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

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Avoid getting and spreading the flu

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

The 2019 Hall of Fame and Awards recipients are announced

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November is National Family Caregivers Month

November has been named National Family Caregiver month. Read on to discover what a family caregiver is, and 10 tips to help.

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The Meyers Briggs Evaluation Tool - Introverts and Extroverts Working Together

The below piece was written by one of our fantastic CEU presenters, Andrea Peck.  It includes information about the Meyers Briggs tool, what it does and doesn’t measure, and what it means to be an introvert or extrovert in the workplace.  Enjoy! Family vacations can be exhilarating.  Who doesn’t like exploring new destinations with… Read More

2019 Fall Conference Slides

2019 Fall Conference presentations now available

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Mind Your Medications: non-prescription doesn't equal safe

You’ve heard it before: Talk to your health care provider about all the prescription and non-prescription medicines and supplements you take. But over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplements are safe, aren’t they? The doctor told you to take a certain medication. So why should you mention everything you take? While medication… Read More