senior citizens

Esther Honig

The Ohio State University has a few words for senior citizens: "Give back. Go forward." 

Elderly Population Outpacing Overall Growth, Study Says

Jul 6, 2015
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The increase in Ohio's older population is so far outpacing overall growth that a new projection forecasts that 22 percent of the state's residents will be 65 or older in less than two decades.

Aging Population, Heroin Epidemic Bring More Cases Of Elderly Abuse

May 4, 2015
Elderly abuse
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The population of people over 60 is rising, and so are the numbers of cases of elderly abuse, a problem the state has been struggling to deal with and try to prevent.

Life Expectancy Varies In Franklin County

Mar 12, 2015
senior citizen
Kirwin Institute

A new study on life expectancy points to race, poverty and lack of health care as factors that contribute to the premature death of some county residents.

Programs and in-home nursing services that support older adult independence in Central Ohio, with LifeCare Alliance president and CEO Charles Gehring and Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging caregiver advocate Patty Callahan. Long-term, in-home care for seniors and the disabled as a civil rights issue, with National Public Radio investigative correspondent Joseph Shapiro.