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Five easy steps can help elders “Know Where Your Feet Are”
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:29

The Ohio Department of Aging and the Ohio Department of Health, and the Ohio Older Adult Falls Prevention Coalition encourage all Ohioans to educate themselves and their loved ones about the risk of falls and fall-related injuries that increases as we age.

 
Law You Can Use
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:28

Ohio provides two types of guardianships for minor children

In unfortunate situations, such as when parents die or are unable to act in their children’s best interest, minor children may need to have a legal guardian appointed for them. Ohio provides for two types of guardianships in such cases.

 
Tips for long-distance caregivers
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 18 October 2012 13:27

Caring for a friend or family member who has cancer is not easy. It may only get more difficult when a caregiver lives far away.  Long-distance caregiving may not be ideal for the patient or the caregiver, but it’s sometimes the only option. Long-distance caregivers can expect their out-of-pocket expenses to be higher, as the cost of travel alone is likely to be considerable. While long-distance caregiving may not be ideal, the American Cancer Society offers the following tips to help men and women entrusted with caring for a cancer-stricken friend or family member from afar. 

 
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