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DHAD Position Statement and Action Plan for the Future
06/12/2020

By our nature, we want to help those who need it most, and that is why we as an organization need to address the challenges we see with determination.

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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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Everything you need to know about COVID-19 masks
05/06/2020

Confused about masks? How to wear it or how to make one? We've got you covered...

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Resources for staying home, staying healthy, and staying happy during the COVID-19 crisis
04/03/2020

Use these resources to find food, activities, and other things to help your stay at home be a little more comfortable.

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Caregiver Resources for COVID-19
04/01/2020

The Ohio Department of Aging has provided some resources to assist caregivers in their vitally important mission. We hope you will download and find them useful.

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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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Direction Home Leadership attend National Summit on Health Care and Social Service Integration
03/04/2020

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

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