Sarah Hollander

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The case of a 78-year-old Ohio woman suffering abuse at the hands of nursing home aides led to a decade-long crusade—and now a new safety law.
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AARP awarded 10 Community Challenge Grants in Ohio in 2021 as part of its national Livable Communities Initiative.
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Ohio family caregivers are responsible for close to $17 billion in unpaid work every year. A series of new bills aims to assist those helping the state's aging population.
Retirement Savings
About 45 percent of Ohioans lack access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) or pension through their work.
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Visit with Cincinnati-based artist, poet, author and actor Annie Ruth, who will talk about how art can connect communities and encourage diversity.
AARP South Carolina supports expanding Medicaid to provide access to an additional 329,000 residents.
With limited supply and high costs, AARP Ohio is promoting affordable housing initiatives across the state, such as revised zoning laws to allow accessory dwelling units.
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AARP Ohio is sponsoring  two free virtual events focused on veterans. One will feature a tour of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, followed by a veteran-focused Fraud Watch discussion. The other will spotlight an art exhibit of veteran portraits.
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The state's increasingly popular Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program pays live-in caregivers a daily stipend, allowing people to live at home longer, instead of going to a long-term care facility. Started as pilot project in 2013, it helps more than 4,000 families and, along with similar services, saves the state roughly $2,000 per person, per month, compared with institutional care.
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Staffing and lack of PPE are some of Ohio’s biggest weaknesses when it comes to controlling the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. AARP Ohio calls for systemic reform.
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Newly planted trees, art mural and playground among the Livable Community improvements.
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