Calling All Farmers!! AAA7 Recruiting Farmers to Participate in Expanded Senior Farmers Market Program

During the Summer of 2019, the Ohio Department of Aging announced that part of the State budget for 2020-2021 would include funding to support an increase in access to healthy, locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables for older Ohioans.  Historically, this type of access has been offered through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, which…

“Volunteer Advocates Needed”

Volunteer Advocates Needed Nina R. Keller, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 February 2020 Column We have a unique opportunity at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) for those who are interested in serving as a volunteer advocate for nursing home residents.  This opportunity is made available through our Regional Long-Term…

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,…

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

Training Scheduled for Late October 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 classes in their individual communities…

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…