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Senior News

Santa For Seniors Drive Is Kicking Off

Once again, the Office for Aging Services is teaming up with Mayville Baptist Church and Hurlbut Church to bring the holiday cheer to isolated seniors across our county. The Santa for Senior’s project delivers a gift bag filled with goodies and everyday essentials as well as a holiday ...

At 105, Lily Julian Can Still Throw A Party

PLEASANT VALLEY, WV — Renata “Lily” Julian celebrated her 105th birthday Saturday with a somewhat boisterous crowd at her residence at Conchetta’s Home Care Suites on Davis Street. When celebrating a triple-digit birthday, guests might expect a quiet gathering with a few snacks and ...

Let’s Talk Thanksgiving Turkey

We all know that the turkey takes center stage on our Thanksgiving table and on our plates this holiday season. Here are some tips to safely handle and cook your holiday bird to keep your Thanksgiving meal safe and delicious! Allow 24 hours of thaw time in the refrigerator for every 4-5 ...

If You Have Questions, Call NY Connects To Get Answers

Do you have questions about what programs and services are available in our community? Are you looking for a community service or program and tired of calling 20 different places to find out where to get help for yourself or a loved one? We have a solution: Call NY Connects first! NY ...

November Is National Caregivers Month

November is the month where we take time to recognize and give praise and support to the 78 million people who dedicate their time, often unpaid, caring for a family member in need. Particularly as we approach the festive season when focus is placed on family and quality time, it is important ...

Dementia Caregiver Support Group Forms In North County

A new caregiver support group has been formed in the north county for those caring for someone with dementia. Dine & Dish meets the second Thursday of each month. The county Office for the Aging is offering a support group for caregivers in the north county beginning Nov. 9 at 9:30 ...