Ohio Department of Aging

Friday has been designated as World Elder Abuse Day.

A study conducted for the state by Miami University shows the increase in Ohio's senior population is outpacing overall population growth.

With snow and bitter cold forecast for much of the state this week, the Ohio Department of Aging is urging seniors to take extra safety precautions.

The state's Department of Aging urges older Ohioans to remain alert to possible hazards that could lead to falls as spring and summer approach.