American Rescue Plan Act Funding Recommendations for Older Adults

American Rescue Plan Act- Older Adults, People with Disabilities, and Improving Neighborhoods to provide places to call home. With the American Rescue Plan Act funds, communities have a powerful…
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2021 Sponsorship Opportunities Announced

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities is proud and excited to reveal sponsorship opportunities for 2021. As we look back on the challenges overcome in the past year and…
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New Electronic Visit Verification guidance from the Ohio Department of Aging

The Division for Community Living has created a guidance document to aid providers in all the stages of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV). It provides answers to frequently asked question, visual…
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National Nutrition Month - Eating Right for Older Adults

Eating right doesn’t have to be complicated. Before a meal, think about what foods you are going to eat. Choose foods that provide the nutrients you need. Build a healthy plate with foods such as…
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Direction Home featured in the news! Watch how we can help you register for the COVID-19 vaccine

We know how confusing it can be to register for the COVID-19 vaccine.  Direction Home was recently featured on WKYC 6:00 pm news for helping one woman sign up, and we can help you, too.  Give our…
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National Nutrition Month - 20 ways to enjoy more fruits & vegetables

March is National Nutrition Month!  Throughout March we'll be talking about fun ways to put some variety in our foods and improve our nutrition.  This week we'll be sharing tips on eating a variety…
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Update on the partnership between Direction Home and the Akron-Summit County Public Library

      Winter months in Northeast Ohio can be tough to get through. Between cloudy days, cold air, piling snow, icy sidewalks, common cold and flu spread, and now with the COVID-19 pandemic, it…
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March is National Nutrition Month

Developing a healthful eating pattern is not a one-size-fits all endeavor. The key is tailoring your favorite foods to meet your individual nutrient needs. In March, the Academy of Nutrition and…
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