Caregiver Month Observed in November

Nina R. Keller, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 November 2020 Monthly Column National Family Caregiver Month is celebrated each year in November and is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country.  It offers an opportunity to raise awareness of caregiving issues, educate communities, and increase support for caregivers.…

Resources During the Pandemic

Nina R. Keller, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 April 2020 Column As with the rest of the country and the world, our Agency is adjusting with how District 7 (AAA7) and its network of service providers are considered part of the essential services during the pandemic as we continue to serve the…

AAA7 Releases Annual Report

Helpful information including Agency highlights, facts and figures were included in the Area Agency on Aging District 7’s (AAA7) 2018 Annual Report that was recently presented during the Agency’s Annual Meeting at The Ohio State University Endeavor Center in Piketon, Ohio.  The AAA7 provides services to ten counties in Ohio including Adams, Brown, Gallia, Highland,…

AAA7~ Community Wellness Coach Training

Community Leaders Needed for Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs Interested in being trained to help your community better manage their chronic disease conditions?  The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) is looking for community leaders to assist with facilitating its Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs.  Community leaders/coaches will continue to support the…

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.…

Community Leaders Needed for Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs

Interested in being trained to help your community better manage their chronic disease or diabetes conditions?  The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) is looking for community leaders to assist with facilitating its Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Classes.  Community, or lay, leaders will continue to support the classes in their individual communities after…