The Ohio General Assembly will meet after Election Day for a final session to try to pass bills that have languished for the past two years, before the new term begins on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
New AARP data shows that now is the time for Ohio lawmakers to pass commonsense legislation to protect nursing home residents.
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.
Esther's Law goes into effect March 23. It allows patients in Ohio long-term care facilities to install cameras or other electronic monitoring devices in their rooms.
Two laws — one state, one federal — created to address surprise hospital billing went into effect recently and now patients who seek treatment must be notified if a provider is out of their insurance network.
AARP Ohio endorsed Senate Bill 54 which makes Ohio a leader in combating robocall schemes. We are particularly pleased that the bill strengthens the penalties when the victim is an older person or disabled adult.
Health deserts are a pervasive problem for all Ohioans, but especially for rural communities. Learn about a possible solution utilizing the talent Ohio already has.
An effort to expand Ohio’s access to high-speed internet was signed into law in May. Now, the Ohio Senate is cutting the funding needed for the program to run.
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