Area Agency on Aging District 7 Receives an Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

The Area Agency on Aging District 7 in Ohio was recently recognized at the national level by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with an Achievement Award for successes with the AAA7’s Hospital2Home program.  Pictured are AAA7 representatives Nina Keller, Assistant Director; Donna Hurt, Options Coordinator; and Vicky Abdella, Director of Community…

Holzer Recognizes National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

Holzer Health System is joining the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation, sponsor of National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebration, and more than 6,500 facilities nationwide in observing the occasion throughout the week of September 16-22. National Rehabilitation Awareness week is designed to promote the value of rehabilitation; highlight the capabilities of people with disabilities; salute the professionals who…

Holzer to Host Eighteenth Annual Respiratory Symposium

The Holzer Health System Respiratory Therapy Department announces the 18th Annual Respiratory Symposium.  The one-day presentation will give respiratory care professionals the opportunity to learn and review different aspects and concepts in the respiratory field.  Scheduled for Friday, October 19, the event will take place at the Holzer Health System Education and Conference Center, located…

Falls Prevention Awareness

Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 August 2018 Monthly Column                                                         Approximately one in three older Ohioans will fall each year.  Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations and death among older adults. Many medications and health conditions can contribute to a higher risk of falls.…