seniors

Senior Suicides Rising In Ohio

May 31, 2018

The health and quality of care for seniors in Ohio is improving, according to a report by United Health Foundation. That includes the quality of senior dental visits, home healthcare, and nursing homes compared to last year.

But Ohio also saw a rise in senior suicides, according to Dr. Rhonda Randall, chief medical officer of UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solutions.

The Economic Impact of an Aging Population

Apr 9, 2018
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The world is aging at a rapid pace, and the United States and other countries are trying to grapple with the economic effect it will have. We'll take a look at the challenges and advantages of an aging population. 

The Economic Impact of an Aging Population

Jan 25, 2018
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The world is aging at a rapid pace, and the United States and other countries are trying to grapple with the economic effect it will have. We'll take a look at the challenges and advantages of an aging population. 

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Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations and deaths among Ohioans 65 and older. Coming up, how a martial arts instructor in Columbus is taking the fear out of falling by teaching older adults how to do it safely.

Plus, we’ll look at the country's worsening obesity crisis and explore the top-ranked diets for 2018. 

What to Do When You Start Aging

Dec 28, 2017
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Join us today for a look at the transition into old age. The life expectancy for Americans has grown and people are living longer. Coming up what living and caring options exist for elder members of our communities and families.

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A tax law that lets seniors deduct more of their medical expenses expired earlier this year. Now both of Ohio's senators are trying to bring it back. 

Ohio's Aging Population

Aug 9, 2010

What Central Ohio is doing to prepare for the changes ahead with the aging population and the establishment of "Lifelong Communities," with Senior Independence executive director Linda Artis, Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) external affairs manager Kathryn Lawler, Central Ohio Agency on Aging director Cindy Farson and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) director for government and public affairs Laura Koprowski.