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2020 Raffle Winners Announced
11/21/2020

Thanks to you and your efforts and contributions, our 2020 Foundation Campaign raised $144,294

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Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro to Be Recognized by DHAD
10/29/2020

Gary Cook, President and CEO of Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities, announced today that Ilene Shapiro, Summit County Executive, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2020 Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities Harvey L. Sterns Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Hall of Fame Nomination Period Is Open!
09/10/2020

Hall of Fame nominations are open

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Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities receives donated PPE for senior service providers
06/12/2020

The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 distributed 55 pallets of donated hand sanitizer and personal protective equipment (PPE) to Ohio’s 12 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) this week. Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities received several pallets of masks, gloves and hand sanitizer for distribution to local senior service providers.

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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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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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2019 Direction Home Awards Ceremony
12/02/2019

The 2019 Hall of Fame and Awards recipients are announced

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2019 Fall Conference Slides
10/09/2019

2019 Fall Conference presentations now available

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