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Making Columbus Age Friendly: A Note from City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Making Columbus Age Friendly: A Note from City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano

We’re getting older. While your first reaction might be an eye roll for saying the obvious, I want you to think about the fact that we are all experiencing the obstacles of aging on a daily basis. Older neighborhoods in cities like Columbus have cracked sidewalks, crosswalks that offer little time to cross busy streets, […]

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Opinion: Issue 2 Saves Lives and Money

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Opinion: Issue 2 Saves Lives and Money

There’s a reason the Yes on Issue 2 campaign has been endorsed by Bernie Sanders and his Our Revolution organization as well as the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, National Nurses United, Vote Vets, and Ohio’s Green Party. Senator Sanders and these organizations know voting yes on Issue 2, the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act, […]

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Naloxone Saves Lives In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Naloxone Saves Lives In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

Naloxone, a medication commonly known as Narcan, reverses opioid overdoses by blocking the effects of opioids, such as prescription pain killers or heroin, on the brain and can restore breathing in a matter of minutes. Naloxone has no potential for abuse and it can be given as a nasal spray or as an injection into […]

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Opinion: Columbus Needs to Commit to Age-Friendly Communities

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Opinion: Columbus Needs to Commit to Age-Friendly Communities

In addition to the 2 million current residents confirmed by the Census Bureau last Thursday, Columbus is projected to grow by more than 500,000 people over the next 30 years, largely in the age group 65 and older. As we look around the community that we’ve grown into, and the large number of young professional […]

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