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TribLIVE
Allegheny County’s aging agency receives national accreditationaccreditation The Allegheny County Courthouse rises above Grant St., Downtown,
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
accreditation The Allegheny County Courthouse rises above Grant St., Downtown, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Allegheny County's Area Agency on Aging has received national accreditation, according to a county news release. The National Committee on... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
A Few Pointers To Help Save Money And Avoid The Strain Of Medicare Enrollment - A Few Pointers To Help Save Money And Avoid The Strain Of Medicare Enrollment Susan Jaffe Older or disabled Americans with Medicare coverage have probably noticed an u...really important that they read it,” said Francine Chuchanis, director of entit
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
really important that they read it,” said Francine Chuchanis, director of entitlement rights at Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities, an Ohio group that assists older adults and people with disabilities. Choosing Between... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
NICAA Golden Meals to host Medicare talk Oct. 19St., will host a talk on Medicare and Medicare fraud from 11 a.m. to noon Oct.
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
St., will host a talk on Medicare and Medicare fraud from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 19. Jeff Barnes of the Northwest Illinois Area Agency on Aging give the talk and also will cover the different parts of Medicare and open enrollment, which will run... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fraud Alert: Steer clear of flood cars after hurricanesat www.ncdoj.gov or toll-free 1-877-5-NO-SCAM (877-566-7226) or call Jane Jones
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
at www.ncdoj.gov or toll-free 1-877-5-NO-SCAM (877-566-7226) or call Jane Jones for assistance. Jones is director of the Area Agency on Aging with Cape Fear Council of Governments, which assists consumers, families, and professionals in numerous... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Senior Tar Heel Legislature convenesended with the Issues Committees meeting to reconsider priorities for 2018. Att
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
ended with the Issues Committees meeting to reconsider priorities for 2018. Attendees included Senior Tar Heel Legislators, Area Agency on Aging staff, and guests. Day Two started with Van Braxton, deputy commissioner of the Senior Health Insurance... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Montgomery County voters face $55M human services levyAlcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) board, Public Healt
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) board, Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County and the Area Agency on Aging. Montgomery County commissioners called for no additional funding this year, keeping the eight-year... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Elders, the law and lifewere told. Led by Judy Martin, Garfield County senior programs manager, and Er
Aspen Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
were told. Led by Judy Martin, Garfield County senior programs manager, and Erin Fisher, director of the Alpine Area Agency on Aging, the standing-room-only audience spilled into the hallway. It was as much a commiserating session as it... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Elders, the law and lifewere told. Led by Judy Martin, Garfield County senior programs manager, and Er
Aspen Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
were told. Led by Judy Martin, Garfield County senior programs manager, and Erin Fisher, director of the Alpine Area Agency on Aging, the standing-room-only audience spilled into the hallway. It was as much a commiserating session as it... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Free West Florida caregivers' seminar scheduledSt. in Pensacola. The guest speaker will be Maryann Makekau, author of “When Yo
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
St. in Pensacola. The guest speaker will be Maryann Makekau, author of “When Your Grandma Forgets.” The Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging Inc. Aging and Disability Resource Center in partnership with the American Association of Retired... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Community Brief: Caregiver Symposium set for Nov. 8Brookdale Senior Living, Angels Care Home Health and Area Agency on Aging NACOG
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Brookdale Senior Living, Angels Care Home Health and Area Agency on Aging NACOG’s Family Caregiver Support Program have teamed up to provide the first Flagstaff Caregiver Symposium on Nov. 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This free four-hour event will provide... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
First 60 qualified callers to get free home repairs to stay warm this wintermembers have come together to “Heat the Town”. People in need should call the
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 6 days ago
members have come together to “Heat the Town”. People in need should call the South Plains Association of Governments Area Agency on Aging (SPAG-AAA) at 806-762-8721 or 806-687-0940. They will only take the first 60 qualified callers. To... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Local seniors improve their diets, learn about nutrition through Healthy Food Connectthe region with signage, refrigeration and shelving designed to prioritize frui
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
the region with signage, refrigeration and shelving designed to prioritize fruits and vegetables in client shopping. The Area Agency on Aging 1-B earned a grant to fund MI Senior FEAST (Friends Eating And Socializing Together), which provides... Read more
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Lifehacker
How to Choose the Best Nursing Facility for Your Aging Parentmight not be in the know about the facilities in your town. Haverstick says, “I
Lifehacker / Posted 9 days ago
might not be in the know about the facilities in your town. Haverstick says, “In every part of the U.S., there will be an Area Agency on Aging, more commonly known as ‘offices on aging.’ In urban states there can be five or six, and in more rural... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Elder Services wants control of senior programsmeals and other assistance in the Community Care for the Elderly program. Offi
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
meals and other assistance in the Community Care for the Elderly program. Officials from the Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, in Pensacola, and the Walton Okaloosa Council on Aging recently said that it’s not at all unusual for... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Elder Services wants control of senior programsmeals and other assistance in the Community Care for the Elderly program. Offi
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
meals and other assistance in the Community Care for the Elderly program. Officials from the Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, in Pensacola, and the Walton Okaloosa Council on Aging recently said that it’s not at all unusual for... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarin the Diamond Center of the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River A
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
in the Diamond Center of the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi. Admission and parking are free. Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is a nonprofit that serves seniors and people with disabilities in Southeast Michigan,... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan CountyIt is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn abou
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 12 days ago
It is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn about all the programs offered through the Area Agency on Aging, along with how the agency advocates to keep older people living healthy for years to come and assist... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Area Agency on Aging to host 26th Annual REACH Conference Educating 500 Individuals who Work with Seniors - Longview TX October 7: Approximately 500 administrators practitioners c aregivers and those who work with the senior population wi...who works with older adults, their caregivers, or their families," says Bettye
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
who works with older adults, their caregivers, or their families," says Bettye Mitchell, Director of Aging Programs for the Area Agency on Aging. Special speakers include: Deborah Moore, Director of the Harris County Area Agency on Aging and Care... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Families still fight for Alzheimer’s cure | October 5, 2017the walk, including National Presenting Sponsor Edward Jones, Mannor Law Group,
Grand Blanc View / Posted 13 days ago
the walk, including National Presenting Sponsor Edward Jones, Mannor Law Group, PLLC, Brookdale — Grand Blanc, the Valley Area Agency on Aging, The Oaks at Woodfield, Alternative Elderly Care — Davison, Caretel Inns of Linden, and MediLodge of... Read more
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The Burton View
Help for seniors | October 5, 2017744-0960 for more information on this transportation option. For more details o
The Burton View / Posted 13 days ago
744-0960 for more information on this transportation option. For more details on the event, contact Pam Moore at the Valley Area Agency on Aging (810) 239-7671. This series of events is made possible with funding from the Charles Stewart Mott... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Senior meal site to close in rural areaA senior meal site in Donnellson, Iowa is closing its doors at the end of the m
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 days ago
A senior meal site in Donnellson, Iowa is closing its doors at the end of the month. The Milestones Area Agency on Aging in Iowa has been providing services for 43 years at the United Methodist Church on University Street. The meal site provides... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan CountyIt is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn abou
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 13 days ago
It is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn about all the programs offered through the Area Agency on Aging, along with how the agency advocates to keep older people living healthy for years to come and assist... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville Meals on Wheels celebrates 45 years of volunteeringcares about Meals on Wheels, and she's done so much for us," Staab said. Miche
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
cares about Meals on Wheels, and she's done so much for us," Staab said. Michele Whiting, of the Westmoreland County's Area Agency on Aging, noted that because a lack of proper nutrition is one the top factors in seniors entering nursing homes... Read more
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The St. Helena Star
Senior Corner: Wonderful events for seniors planned for OctoberI’ve been in contact with Laura Furman, StopFalls Seniors Coordinator, with Are
The St. Helena Star / Posted 14 days ago
I’ve been in contact with Laura Furman, StopFalls Seniors Coordinator, with Area Agency on Aging, who added that there are plans for many activities and messages on the importance of balance as we get older. Laura was excited to hear from Family Drug... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan CountyIt is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn abou
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 14 days ago
It is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn about all the programs offered through the Area Agency on Aging, along with how the agency advocates to keep older people living healthy for years to come and assist... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Informational meeting is Wednesday on Mahoning County's senior levy and servicesPOLAND — Joseph Rossi, chief executive officer of the Area Agency on Aging 11 I
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
POLAND — Joseph Rossi, chief executive officer of the Area Agency on Aging 11 Inc., will present information at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the township government center about the county’s senior levy and the services that levy funding provides. The levy... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
Community falls management class set for Oct. 12know become afraid of a favorite activity due to a fear of falling? If so, the
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
know become afraid of a favorite activity due to a fear of falling? If so, there is a program offered locally through the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) that is specifically designed to help with these and other similar concerns. The... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan CountyIt is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn abou
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 15 days ago
It is for those 60 years of age or older and their family members to learn about all the programs offered through the Area Agency on Aging, along with how the agency advocates to keep older people living healthy for years to come and assist... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Dauphin County to offer free Medicare open enrollment counseling sessionsthat best fit their needs, Dauphin County Commissioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 16 days ago
that best fit their needs, Dauphin County Commissioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries and George P. Hartwick III and the county’s Area Agency on Aging will host free Medicare open enrollment counseling sessions at several locations across the county from... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County CommissionersServices, effective Sept. 26. Compensation is $65 an hour, billed monthly. • A
Times News / Posted 18 days ago
Services, effective Sept. 26. Compensation is $65 an hour, billed monthly. • Approved an agreement between Carbon County Area Agency on Aging and Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging for an aging and disability resource center to partner... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon County sets health plan enrollment sessionsArticle Tools Carbon County Area Agency on Aging will hold Medicare annual enr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 18 days ago
Article Tools Carbon County Area Agency on Aging will hold Medicare annual enrollment sessions carried out by the Apprise program at the following sites between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7: ■ Tuesdays at the Weatherly Senior Center, 335 Third St.,... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
City of Charleston launches project to bring awareness to elder abuseamong the City of Charleston Mayor's Office on Aging, Office of the City Prosec
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
among the City of Charleston Mayor's Office on Aging, Office of the City Prosecutor, the Charleston Police Department, My Sister's House, Trident Area Agency on Aging and the MUSC College of Nursing. Copyright 2017 WCSC. All righ... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarExpo is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Diamond Center of the Suburban Collection
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Expo is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 14 in the Diamond Center of the Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave., Novi. Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B), www.aaa1b.org/caregiver-resources/caregiver-fairs. � National Suicide Prevention... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
Leaders needed for disease self-management programsThe Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) is looking for community leaders to
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
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... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Gaming funds sought to build training facility in Carbon Co.an agreement with JCS Health Care Services Inc. of Slatington to provide person
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
an agreement with JCS Health Care Services Inc. of Slatington to provide personal care and home support services for the Area Agency on Aging at a cost of $18.69 an hour. ■ Approved a memorandum of understanding between the county Area Agency on... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Big Smitty to Headline 5th Annual Grapes & Grog to Benefit Meals on Wheels - October 14thTickets are currently available for the the Area Agency on Aging’s 5th Annual G
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 20 days ago
Tickets are currently available for the the Area Agency on Aging’s 5th Annual Grapes & Grog fundraiser to benefit the Meals on Wheels program for seniors in Jasper, Newton, Barton and McDonald counties. The event, which will include live music with... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Strike out against flu: Flu clinics coming to a fire station near youCHENANGO COUNTY � The Chenango County Health Department and the Chenango County
The Evening Sun / Posted 20 days ago
CHENANGO COUNTY � The Chenango County Health Department and the Chenango County Area Agency on Aging are co-sponsoring flu clinics at various fire stations throughout the county through the month of October. The clinics are for people aged three and... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
McLaren Flint to host annual “Community Resource Day” Oct. 5 | September 28, 2017Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works,
Grand Blanc View / Posted 20 days ago
Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works, Love INC (Genesee County Churches), Valley Area Agency on Aging, Genesee County Commission on Aging, HIV/Wellness, Genesee Health System, Advance Care Planning, Patriot... Read more
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The Davison Index
McLaren Flint to host annual “Community Resource Day” | September 28, 2017Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works,
The Davison Index / Posted 20 days ago
Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works, Love INC (Genesee County Churches), Valley Area Agency on Aging, Genesee County Commission on Aging, HIV/Wellness, Genesee Health System, Advance Care Planning, Patriot... Read more
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Flint Township View
McLaren Flint to host annual “Community Resource Day” | September 28, 2017Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works,
Flint Township View / Posted 20 days ago
Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works, Love INC (Genesee County Churches), Valley Area Agency on Aging, Genesee County Commission on Aging, HIV/Wellness, Genesee Health System, Advance Care Planning, Patriot... Read more
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The Burton View
I-69 Thumb Region selects winner of the Catapult Business Plan Competition | September 28, 2017Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works,
The Burton View / Posted 20 days ago
Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works, Love INC (Genesee County Churches), Valley Area Agency on Aging, Genesee County Commission on Aging, HIV/Wellness, Genesee Health System, Advance Care Planning, Patriot... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
McLaren Flint to host annual “Community Resource Day” | September 28, 2017Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works,
Swartz Creek View / Posted 20 days ago
Services, United Way, McLaren Homecare Group, Disability Network, GST MI Works, Love INC (Genesee County Churches), Valley Area Agency on Aging, Genesee County Commission on Aging, HIV/Wellness, Genesee Health System, Advance Care Planning, Patriot... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Space for seniors: Cappella of Grand Junction to bring 
new assisted living, memory supportneed for facilities like this in Mesa County has been growing of late and Dave
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
need for facilities like this in Mesa County has been growing of late and Dave Norman, regional representative for the Area Agency on Aging, noted this is the first such site to open in Grand Junction in a few years. Norman noted there are... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Cooperative agreement to benefit seniorsAt the Sept. 5 county meeting, Lisa Bretz, executive director for the Area Agen
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 21 days ago
At the Sept. 5 county meeting, Lisa Bretz, executive director for the Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, told commissioners AAANF has formed a cooperative agreement with two other organizations to streamline provision of services to county... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
M4A facilitates Dementia Friendly training for law enforcementCounty law enforcement will be better prepared to respond to residents with dem
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 21 days ago
County law enforcement will be better prepared to respond to residents with dementia thanks to help from the Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging. M4A representatives recognized Sheriff John Samaniego at the Monday, Sept. 25, meeting of the Shelby... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Beacon of HOPE Wellness Committee: Due to Irma, series of classes on balance rescheduledstarting Monday, Oct. 9, and every Monday for 8 weeks, from 1-3 p.m. There is n
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 21 days ago
starting Monday, Oct. 9, and every Monday for 8 weeks, from 1-3 p.m. There is no charge. This program is sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for SW Florida and is designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Pre-registration is... Read more
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Vail Daily
Get educated about Alzheimer’s at Beaver Creek’s Vilar Center Monday, Oct. 2nonprofit Eagle Valley Senior Life, along with supporters including Eagle Count
Vail Daily / Posted 22 days ago
nonprofit Eagle Valley Senior Life, along with supporters including Eagle County Public Health, Oligomerix Inc., Alpine Area Agency on Aging, Vail Public Library, Castle Peak and TV8 have put this event together. In order to better help those... Read more
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The News-Times
Documentary on LGBT seniors to be screened in Southbury— The public is invited to view a documentary highlighting the challenges older
The News-Times / Posted 22 days ago
— The public is invited to view a documentary highlighting the challenges older LGBT people face. The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging, AARP CT and Gay Heritage will sponsor the free luncheon, panel discussion and film showing at noon... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon Agency on Aging to assist with MedicareArticle Tools The Carbon County Area Agency on Aging is reaching out to people
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
Article Tools The Carbon County Area Agency on Aging is reaching out to people with Medicare who will see some significant changes to enrollment rules this fall. Those who miss the opportunity to make adjustments to their plans between Oct. 15 and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Girls Who Codeup home wins Coldwater wins 3-0. OG beats Celina 3-1. LCC over Ada 3-1. Minst
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 25 days ago
up home wins Coldwater wins 3-0. OG beats Celina 3-1. LCC over Ada 3-1. Minster man loses life in Van Wert County crash The Area Agency on Aging 3 can help with fall prevention with several free programs Gymanfa Ganu- Welsh Heritage Celeb... Read more
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