With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
A survey of Ohioans in nursing homes and assisted living facilities concludes they’re pretty satisfied with the care they’re getting. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the numbers.
Health officials say that there are three million nurses in the United States. But they also continue to warn that there’s a nursing shortage. They say the number of jobs going unfilled will grow dramatically in the next 15 years. But in Central Ohio, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet.
Nursing home operators in Ohio and those who run home health care agencies work to divert the budget ax.
A group of Ohio nurses wants state lawmakers to pass a bill and they want it done STAT. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.
The Ohio Supreme Court says a voluntary agreement signed by a resident as she moved into a nursing home can’t be thrown out just based on her advanced age. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has details.