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Aging Is an Art Form Virtual Gallery
09/10/2020

Have you heard the news? Our Aging is an Art Form virtual gallery is now LIVE through Summit Artspace.

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

Hall of Fame nominations are open

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Aging Is an Art Form: The Halfway Point
08/17/2020

It is no secret that the older adults and those living with disabilities in our communities are positively affected by the arts and interpersonal connection.

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Wellness Kits for Senior Centers
08/17/2020

Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities (DHAD) is working closely with senior centers across Portage, Wayne, Stark, and Summit Counties to safely distribute wellness kits for seniors.

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Your COVID-19 Financial Questions: Answered
07/29/2020

Are you wondering how to keep your identity and finances safe during COVID-19? Are you concerned about virtual transactions and vulnerability? Unfortunately, scammers are still at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are ways that you can stay vigilant and protect yourself from harmful intentions. There are also programs that can help you protect your credit and limit your exposure to debt.

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How to properly wash your hands
07/16/2020

One of the best ways to keep you and your family healthy is by properly washing your hands. Despite being taught to wash our hands as children, many of us don’t know the proper techniques for washing our hands correctly, or how often we should be performing this important task. We’ll walk you through the proper steps as laid out by the leading health organizations around the globe such as the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization.

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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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