AAA7 and Shawnee State University “Fall-Free Fridays” Episode Features “Facts About Falls”

During the month of September, National Falls Prevention Week is observed, a national campaign to educate older adults, their caregivers, and health professionals about the dangers of falling and the steps to prevent falls. According to the National Council on Aging, falls remain a leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and older.  Falls…

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…

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…