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Bangor Daily News
How to take better care of your loved one with dementiaher doctor suggested personal counseling, and fortunately the counselor recomme
How to take better care of your loved one with dementia
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
her doctor suggested personal counseling, and fortunately the counselor recommended she contact the Eastern Area Agency on Aging to see what kinds of support services might be available. Soon after, Churchill enrolled in a Savvy... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Police chief’s wife chargedcouple in Chest Township, Clearfield County, between February 2014 and March 20
Police chief’s wife charged
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
couple in Chest Township, Clearfield County, between February 2014 and March 2015. A representative from the county's Area Agency on Aging spoke to police in August and told them she had received an anonymous call that an elderly couple was being... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Community Members Recognized For Child Abuse Prevention AwarenessFamily Kids Camp Jennie Horner Pinwheels for PreventionCathy Follett Wear Bl
Community Members Recognized For Child Abuse Prevention Awareness
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
Family Kids Camp Jennie Horner Pinwheels for PreventionCathy Follett Wear BlueSpartan Health Center Allen East Headstart Area Agency on Aging Crime Victim Services Family and Children First Council Health Partner... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Up Close With Mike ReardonCurrent job: Community services manager for the Agency on Aging & Disabilities
Up Close With Mike Reardon
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Current job: Community services manager for the Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington. Proudest professional moment: Anytime I get the opportunity to tell people about the agency I work for and the wonderful work we do! First job:... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News gives schools $1M more in capital fundsannounced. The offer is open to any registered voters over the age of 60 who d
Newport News gives schools $1M more in capital funds
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
announced. The offer is open to any registered voters over the age of 60 who do not have their own transportation. For more information call the Peninsula Agency on Aging at 757-873-0541 by May 2. Clift can be reached by phone at 757-2... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Yoga Revives City Seniorsthen, through grants Castro has helped secure through the Community Foundation
Yoga Revives City Seniors
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
then, through grants Castro has helped secure through the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven and the Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut, Yoga4Change has launched ten-week classes at Casa Otonal, Bella Vista, and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Open houseto focus onmature workersemployers are invited to an open house on Thursday to learn more about the Matu
Open houseto focus onmature workers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
employers are invited to an open house on Thursday to learn more about the Mature Worker Program sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne-Wyoming Counties. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Candlewood Suites, 9 Bowmans... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
‘They’re starting to crumble...’: Senior service providers face imminent threat from budget impassefor individuals with walking difficulties through its Demand Response buses. Pe
‘They’re starting to crumble...’: Senior service providers face imminent threat from budget impasse
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
for individuals with walking difficulties through its Demand Response buses. People who wish to use the service call 24 hours in advance to schedule rides, typically to medical services. Figures from the Western Illinois Area Age... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre Business Expo draws large crowd to Belpre Chamber of Commerce eventis beneficial,'' said owner Jim Runyon. ''We hope this one will be as well.''
Belpre Business Expo draws large crowd to Belpre Chamber of Commerce event
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
is beneficial,'' said owner Jim Runyon. ''We hope this one will be as well.'' Maryann Sims of Buckeye Hills and the Area Agency on Aging said for a first time event for the Belpre Chamber, there was an impresive turnout from the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Classes, bone health seminar and other events plannedwelcome to attend presentation The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Pr
Classes, bone health seminar and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
welcome to attend presentation The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program for the County of Ventura Area Agency on Aging will have a presentation "Spring Into Summer by Protecting Yourself from Maladies, Fraud and Most of all... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Latest campaign finance detailsCounty Seniors (pro-levy): Had, $9,582; contributions, $10,585; spent, $19,551;
Latest campaign finance details
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
County Seniors (pro-levy): Had, $9,582; contributions, $10,585; spent, $19,551; has, $616. Major contributors: Area Agency on Aging 11 of Niles, $7,000; Denise DeBartolo York of Canfield, $1,000. Citizens Committee for Poland Schools... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre Expo draws large crowdis beneficial,'' said owner Jim Runyon. ''We hope this one will be as well.''
Belpre Expo draws large crowd
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
is beneficial,'' said owner Jim Runyon. ''We hope this one will be as well.'' Maryann Sims of Buckeye Hills and the Area Agency on Aging said for a first time event for the Belpre Chamber, there was an impresive turnout from the... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Art show features work by those 60 and older“Being Here Now” first-place winner was “Low Tide Reflections” by Arlene Broyle
Art show features work by those 60 and older
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 5 days ago
“Being Here Now” first-place winner was “Low Tide Reflections” by Arlene Broyles. Courtesy of the ink People The Area 1 Agency on Aging and the Ink People Center for the Arts are partnering once again to bring the fourth annual “Being Here Now... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fayetteville senior center expands meals, programsbenefit almost 2,000 seniors and people with disabilities in and around Washing
Fayetteville senior center expands meals, programs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
benefit almost 2,000 seniors and people with disabilities in and around Washington County, according to the nonprofit Area Agency on Aging that runs the center. "It rises almost on a daily basis," Wilson said of the center's attendance. The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Helping to raise grandchildren can be beneficial, to a pointfeeling overextended, said McClanahan, a registered nurse and quality improveme
Helping to raise grandchildren can be beneficial, to a point
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
feeling overextended, said McClanahan, a registered nurse and quality improvement specialist for the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging. "Caregiving, in general, is so hard. It can take years off your life," she said. "That's why it's so... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, Jan. 18Legion II at Highland II, VFW I at VFW II. Legion I has a bye. ■ The Freeland
Happenings, Jan. 18
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Legion II at Highland II, VFW I at VFW II. Legion I has a bye. ■ The Freeland Active Adult Center, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne & Wyoming Counties, announced its schedule for this week. The center will be closed today for... Read more
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The Morning Call
On Easton's College Hill, it takes a village to build a communityis the first organization of its kind in the Lehigh Valley, said John Mehler, a
On Easton's College Hill, it takes a village to build a community
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
is the first organization of its kind in the Lehigh Valley, said John Mehler, administrator of the Northampton County Area Agency on Aging. "There's been a push for a number of years now to focus more on home and community-based care for older... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
County senior center scheduleand on those days when Warren County schools are closed unexpectedly due to bad
County senior center schedule
Warren Times Observer / Posted 8 days ago
and on those days when Warren County schools are closed unexpectedly due to bad weather. Lunches The Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging will serve the following menu at Allegheny Community Center and other Warren-Forest centers April 25-29:... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Good Day/Weather and notes for the Guernsey County area26 at Guernsey County Department of Job and Family Services, 324 Highland Ave.,
Good Day/Weather and notes for the Guernsey County area
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
26 at Guernsey County Department of Job and Family Services, 324 Highland Ave., Cambridge. AAA Region-9 meeting Area Agency on Aging - Region 9 Inc. Board of Trustees will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at Crossroads Library,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Commissioner: Caution, not signs, will reduce accidents on Broad Mountaincommissioners approved a cooperative block grant agreement with the state Depar
Commissioner: Caution, not signs, will reduce accidents on Broad Mountain
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
commissioners approved a cooperative block grant agreement with the state Department of Aging and the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging for aging services for the next five years. Commissioner William O’Gurek said the county will receive... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happeningsfor Seniors will host this forum on the programs and resources offered to the p
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
for Seniors will host this forum on the programs and resources offered to the public through the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging. Ventura Adult and Continuing Education Center, 5200 Valentine Road, Ventura. For more information, call... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Affordable housing advocates prepare for the futureare the highest, most expensive intervention, other than hospitalization for th
Affordable housing advocates prepare for the future
Marshall Independent / Posted 10 days ago
are the highest, most expensive intervention, other than hospitalization for the aging," he said. "If you talk to the Area Agency on Aging, they're all about aging in place and staying in their homes as long as possible. A lot of the nursing homes... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Agendabuilding. LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. Thursday at the v
Agenda
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
building. LORDSTOWN BOARD OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS will meet 4 p.m. Thursday at the village administration building. AREA AGENCY ON AGING Board of Trustees will meet 1 p.m. Friday at the offices at Eastwood Mall, Niles. The Advisory Council will... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Outstanding volunteers make services workThe Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation and Affiliates: Mifflin-Junia
Outstanding volunteers make services work
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
The Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation and Affiliates: Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging, Call-A-Ride Services and Mifflin-Juniata Food Services would like to share with the community by announcing the outstanding contributions of our... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Dementia workshop, ‘Health and Wealth Expo’ and other events plannedwill host an educational forum focusing on the programs and resources offered t
Dementia workshop, ‘Health and Wealth Expo’ and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 11 days ago
will host an educational forum focusing on the programs and resources offered to the public through the Ventura County Agency on Aging at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at 5200 Valentine Road. An RSVP is requested. To RSVP, call 648-3035. Expo will... Read more
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Times News
Council of governments participation formalizedan agreement with Linda Steier of Scott Township to provide professional dietit
Council of governments participation formalized
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
an agreement with Linda Steier of Scott Township to provide professional dietitian services for the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging at a rate of $45 per hour plus mileage. The term of the agreement is from April 1 through March 31, 2017, and... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
GRAY MATTERS: Spring is a good time to simplifyWho will do this if you don’t? Your children? Strangers? Is that what you want?
GRAY MATTERS: Spring is a good time to simplify
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 11 days ago
Who will do this if you don’t? Your children? Strangers? Is that what you want? Gift, donate, recycle or trash it now. You are doing everyone a great favor. Now, go out and play! Maggie Kraft is the executive director of the Area 1 Agency on A... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Your HealthPennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources with support from the Bradf
Your Health
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources with support from the Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Tioga Area Agency on Aging Inc. will host a free Veterans' Health and Resource Fair in each county, according to a news release. These... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Experts: Caregiver crisis comingwith him for caregiver jobs. That problem is going to increase as time goes on
Experts: Caregiver crisis coming
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
with him for caregiver jobs. That problem is going to increase as time goes on, said Aaron Bradley, director of the Area Agency on Aging and Disability. "We're in a direct-care crisis," Bradley said. "It's just not possible to get as many people... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Finding support for seniors facing challenges living alonesays, since she wouldn’t otherwise be able to provide balanced meals. To find
Finding support for seniors facing challenges living alone
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
says, since she wouldn’t otherwise be able to provide balanced meals. To find a host of area services, the nearest Agency on Aging is a good place to start, says Sandy Markwood, CEO of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. You... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Caregivers’ workshop scheduleddementia and/or memory loss led by trained dementia care specialists. The prog
Caregivers’ workshop scheduled
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
dementia and/or memory loss led by trained dementia care specialists. The program is sponsored in part by the U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP in partnership with The YMCA's Adult Day Services. There is no charge to participants for the weekly... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
AAA Assessment underway locallyCOLDWATER — The Branch-St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging (AAA 3C) is seeking inpu
AAA Assessment underway locally
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
COLDWATER — The Branch-St. Joseph Area Agency on Aging (AAA 3C) is seeking input from older adults, caregivers and service providers residing and/or serving Branch and St. Joseph counties.Every three years, the agency — which is responsible for... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings amd eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings amd events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon County awards contract for swale constructionApproved an agreement with Linda Steier of Scott Township to provide profession
Carbon County awards contract for swale construction
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Approved an agreement with Linda Steier of Scott Township to provide professional dietitian services for the county Area Agency on Aging at a rate of $45 per hour plus mileage. ■ Adopted the articles of agreement among the member local... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How an activities program is helping aging Mainers age in placedisappear. He needs help with every task, from choosing his clothes to remember
How an activities program is helping aging Mainers age in place
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
disappear. He needs help with every task, from choosing his clothes to remembering to eat. A referral from the Eastern Area Agency on Aging brought them to My Friend’s Place in February 2015. “I came with him the first day, thinking it would be... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and eventsstudy:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forg
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
study:Wednesdays, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Main Street, Old Forge. Luzerne-Wyoming Area Agency on Aging: walking programs, Wednesdays, all senior centers; brain health programs, Fridays, all senior centers.... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
David Thomsonthen attended Edinboro University for 2 years. David's employment included a sa
David Thomson
Warren Times Observer / Posted 18 days ago
then attended Edinboro University for 2 years. David's employment included a salesperson at Levinson Brothers, and the Area Agency on Aging as a care manager, retiring from there in 1998 due to ill health. He was previously a member of, and... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Red Flags of elderly financial abuseadequate resources to pay those bills. That should be a red flag to people," sa
Red Flags of elderly financial abuse
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 18 days ago
adequate resources to pay those bills. That should be a red flag to people," said Beverly Link with the Middle Georgia Area Agency on Aging. She's seen several seniors taken advantage of, and says there are red flags family members should look... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Caregiver Series, forum and other events plannedwill host an educational forum focusing on the programs and resources offered t
Caregiver Series, forum and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted 18 days ago
will host an educational forum focusing on the programs and resources offered to the public through the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging at 10:30 a.m. April 21 at the Ventura Adult and Continuing Education center, 5200 Valentine Road. The event... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Warm March then a big freeze throws farmers a curvenow apply for coupons through the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. Sp
Warm March then a big freeze throws farmers a curve
The Marietta Times / Posted 19 days ago
now apply for coupons through the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. Sponsored locally by the Buckeye Hills Area Agency on Aging Region 8, the program draws participating farmers from a number of local farms to allow eligible seniors to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Your HealthPennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources with support from the Bradf
Your Health
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Pennsylvania Link to Aging and Disability Resources with support from the Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehannd and Tioga Area Agency on Aging Inc. will host a free Veterans' Health and Resource Fair in each county, according to a news release. These... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Area Agency on Aging 3 Supporting Elderly Victims of Crimeweek is 'Serving Victims, Building Trust, Restoring Hope', to recognize victims
Area Agency on Aging 3 Supporting Elderly Victims of Crime
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
week is 'Serving Victims, Building Trust, Restoring Hope', to recognize victims of all ages and crimes. However, the Area Agency on Aging 3 is also using this time to reach out to a group of victims that they say often go unreported. "The... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield takes turn to host wellness fairThe Game Commission, The Warren County Sheriff's Office, The Red Cross, Alleghe
Sheffield takes turn to host wellness fair
Warren Times Observer / Posted 20 days ago
The Game Commission, The Warren County Sheriff's Office, The Red Cross, Allegheny Outfitters, Venango Tech, and the Area Agency on Aging among others in attendance. Faite Smith and Isiss Pratz, who joined Students Against Destructive Decisions... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Novi officer helps hungry resident who called 911all communities. To sign up for help in your community, call your city or town
Novi officer helps hungry resident who called 911
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
all communities. To sign up for help in your community, call your city or township hall. How you can help The Area Agency on Aging 1-B is a nonprofit that relies on donations. To ask for help, call 800-852-7795. On its website, the agency... Read more
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