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Revised Public Notice Request for Proposals
Thursday, June 1, 2017
REVISED PUBLIC NOTICE http://buckeyehills.org/2017/06/13/revised-public-notice/   More
June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Elder Abuse Awareness Communities Encouraged to Wear Purple & Learn More The Buckeye Hills Regional Council’s Aging &... More
New Name and a New Look
Friday, April 7, 2017
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Farmers Market Nutrition Program for Seniors
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Eligible Seniors Can Apply for Senior Farmers’ Market Coupons Seniors who meet the income eligibility guidelines, will soon be... More
Diabetes Program Announced
Monday, March 13, 2017
Do you or someone you love have diabetes? “Everyone with Diabetes Counts” is a program that encourages small lifestyle changes while... More
Prevent Isolation and Loneliness As You Age
Monday, November 21, 2016
Campaign to Combat Isolation & Loneliness in Older Americans Launched An estimated one in five adults over age 50 - at least 8 million -... More
Holidays Are Time to Connect with Home and Community Services
Monday, November 21, 2016
Holidays Are Time to Connect with Home and Community-Based Services for Aging Parents There’s no place like home for the holidays. And... More
Working Caregivers Invited to Initial Workshop
Thursday, October 20, 2016
  Working Caregivers Invited to Initial Workshop Series We are pleased to announce the addition of... More
Woodsfield Native Benefits from Home Accessibility Program
Monday, September 26, 2016
Woodsfield Native Benefits from Home Accessibility Program In the house that her father Charles E. Weber built in 1905, at nearly 92... More
Area Agency on Aging 8 Receives an Aging Achievement Award
Monday, August 8, 2016
Buckeye Hills Area Agency on Aging 8 Receives an Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) The... More
Summer Tips for Elders on Staying Cool
Monday, July 25, 2016
As summer heats up, The Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) offers the following tips on staying cool and details on Ohio’s Summer Crisis Program... More
HEAP Summer Crisis Program Begins
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Click here to learn more Partnership Helps Ohioans Beat the Heat HEAP Summer Crisis Program Begins   The... More
PASSPORT Program Supports Individuals Aging in Place
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
PASSPORT consumer, Jake Vandall (shown seated) credits her Quality of Life aide Yvonne Kaiden (standing, center) and her... More
Area Residents Can Benefit from Housing Program
Monday, May 23, 2016
Area Residents Can Benefit from Housing Program Home Accessibility & Repair Options Offered There is no place like home. For... More
Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Inducts Sandra Ogle
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Rockbridge’s Sandra L. Ogle honored for service to her community with induction into Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Columbus,... More
Older Americans Month 2016
Friday, April 29, 2016
Aging network challenges negative attitudes about growing older, reminds Ohioans that aging is everybody's business Older Americans Month... More
PASSPORT Program Supports Independence at Home
Thursday, February 25, 2016
  Photo: PASSPORT consumer, Evelyn Dement (shown center) credits her Interim Home Health Nurse, Melissa Dobbins, RN, (at... More
Local Farmers Needed for Senior Farmers Market Program
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Local Farmers Needed for Senior Farmers’ Market Program The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides... More
Veterans Commission Partners to Provide Project Lifesaver Equipment
Friday, November 6, 2015
Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (Buckeye Hills-HVRDD) is pleased to announce that the Washington County Veterans... More
Falls Prevention Initiative issues annual list of Halloween falls prevention tips
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Don’t let “Trick‐or‐Treat” become “Trip‐for‐Treat” State Falls Prevention Initiative issues its annual list... More
Seniors Transition with Home Choice Program
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Shown below: Marietta resident Joe Johnson agrees that there’s no place like home.Through support from Ohio’s Home Choice program through... More
ONeill Center Uses Older Americans Act Funding to Support Seniors
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Bonnie Cronin’s face expresses how much she appreciates O’Neill’s Adult Day Center. She’s shown with her friend, Paul Chodorov... More
Partners Receive New Project Lifesaver Equipment
Friday, August 7, 2015
Sheriffs’ Office Partners Receive New Project Lifesaver Equipment Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (Buckeye... More
Medicare Counselors Can Help Secure Savings for Many
Monday, July 27, 2015
Medicare Counselors Can Help Secure Savings for Many Across the country, thousands of benefits counselors help people with Medicare find... More
Autism Speaks Partners with Project Lifesaver in Southeast Ohio
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) is pleased to announce that the Sheriff’s Offices across Southeast Ohio received equipment grants from... More
Medical Innovative Readiness Training for Meigs County and Surrounding Region June 2-11
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Medical Innovative Readiness Training for Meigs County and Surrounding Region: June 2-11 Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional... More
Elder Abuse Guide for Law Enforcement Available
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Legal Issues Related to Elder Abuse A Pocket Guide for Law Enforcement   Download Guide Published by The American... More
This Holiday, What to look for when visiting your loved-one
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
800x600 This Holiday, What to look for when visiting your loved-one Tips for Long-distance Caregiving During the... More
Get Extra Help with Medicare costs
Friday, November 21, 2014
Many older and disabled Ohioans are struggling to pay their Medicare out-of-pocket costs (premiums, deductibles, co-payments and drug... More
Seniors Transition Home with Home Choice Program
Monday, July 14, 2014
Marietta resident Jerry Smith agrees that there’s no place like home. After spending seven years in nursing home care, the Ohio Home Choice... More
Caring to Help Others Program Offers Caregivers Reassurance
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Washington County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers challenging and rewarding volunteer opportunities for Washington... More
PASSPORT Program Supports Independence at Home
Monday, June 23, 2014
At home in his apartment in Woodsfield is where local resident Bob Ault prefers to be. And, the Ohio PASSPORT waiver program, administered... More
Region Benefits from Assisted Living Resources Waiver
Monday, June 9, 2014
On a warm June afternoon in the dining room of The Brandy Woods Assisted Living facility, we found 96-year-old Ruth Paine busy... More
Regional Care Transitions Program Sees Successes
Monday, June 9, 2014
A unique multi-county, multi-hospital collaborative effort among five hospitals and three Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) awarded funding for the... More
Elder Abuse Awareness
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Elder Abuse Awareness: Communities Encouraged to Learn More The Area Agency on Aging 8 and other community organizations are raising... More
May is Older Americans Month
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
May is Older Americans Month Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow. This May, The Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) emphasizes that older adults have... More
Regional Partners to Coordinate Senior Farmers Market Enrollment
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Senior Farmers Market Program Kicks Off  Regional Partners to Coordinate Enrollment   Thanks to the... More
Home Care Waiver Program to Help Residents with Disabilities
Friday, February 28, 2014
(Dayton, Ohio) CareSource, a nonprofit Ohio-based health plan, will manage the Ohio Home Care Waiver program in Southeast Ohio. Beginning in... More
Ohio Setting Core Competencies for Direct Service Workers
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Office of Health Transformation convened a work group composed of consumer advocates, stakeholder associations, state officials... More
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Partners with Harmar Place on Person-Centered Best Practices
Thursday, February 13, 2014
The region’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman program has partnered with Harmar Place Rehabilitation & Extended Care to highlight the importance... More
Ohio Public Works Commission Awards 13.9M to District 18 Region
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Ohio Public Works Commission Awards $13.9M to District 18 Region In December, the Ohio Public Works Commission  (OPWC)'s Public... More
VULNERABLE AREA RESIDENTS MAY BE MISSING OUT ON MEDICARE SAVINGS
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Millions of low-income older Americans struggle to pay their prescription, health care, food, and energy costs. The Medicare Improvements for... More
Holidays Are Time to Connect with Home and Community-Based Services for Aging Parents
Monday, December 9, 2013
Holidays Are Time to Connect with Home and Community-Based Services for Aging Parents There’s no place like home for the holidays.... More
National Aging Funding Impact Research Report Released
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
National Aging Funding Impact Research Report Released The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) released a report entitled... More
Helping Seniors Stay Warm this Winter
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
As temperatures begin to fall, the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) and the Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) want to remind Ohioans that... More
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 15
Monday, October 7, 2013
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 15 Find Resources to Help With intense media coverage of the implementation of the... More
New Items Added to Person Centered Care Lending Library
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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AAA8 Video Launched
Monday, August 5, 2013
Services provided through funding by AAA8 enable seniors to continue living  independently in their homes. AAA8 serves Athens, Hocking,... More
Buckeye Hills Selected for ODOT Regional Transportation Planning Pilot
Friday, June 14, 2013
Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (BHHVRDD) was recently selected by The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to... More
Long Term Care Ombudsman Volunteers Honored During National Volunteer Month
Friday, April 19, 2013
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Area Agency on Aging Provides Resources to Caregivers
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) can help connect the aging and their caregivers to home and community-based resources. One Belpre couple... More
Learn More About Home Energy Assistance
Thursday, November 8, 2012
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Person-Centered Care Resource Library Updated
Monday, November 5, 2012
Person-Centered Care Resource Library Updated The Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is supporting the... More
Medicare Open Enrollment Is Oct. 15 thru Dec. 7
Thursday, September 27, 2012
There's never been a better time to check out Medicare coverage. There are new benefits available for all people with Medicare – whether the... More
Brown Calls Brandy Woods Assisted Living Home
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Brown Calls Brandy Woods Assisted Living Home Often, families who are faced with making a choice for the care of their loved ones choose... More
Regional Care Transitions Program Works to Keep Residents Home
Thursday, August 2, 2012
From his front porch in Marietta, 85-year-old Robert Hill has an extraordinary view of the beautiful Muskingum River.  Near the... More
Morgan County Woman Celebrates 60 Years of Employment
Friday, June 29, 2012
Morgan County Woman Celebrates 60 Years of Employment During Older Americans Month this past May, AAA8 Learned of this unique... More
Program Helps Seniors Age at Home
Monday, May 14, 2012
Article from Marietta Times & Marietta A.M. Program helps seniors age at home May 13, 2012 By EVAN BEVINS... More
PASSPORT and Home Choice Programs Support Independence at Home
Thursday, April 26, 2012
PASSPORT and Home Choice Programs Support Independence at Home Theron McLaughlin is back home, back on his feet and back to telling... More
CMS Awards Funding for Regional Care Transitions Program to AAA8
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
CMS Awards Funding for Regional Care Transitions Program to Buckeye Hills Area Agency on Aging 8 Marietta... More
Housing Program Benefits Perry County Couple
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Call AAA8 today for Support with Eligible Minor Home Modification Needs With support on projects that address access issues for clients... More
PASSPORT Supports Working Caregivers
Thursday, February 16, 2012
PASSPORT Program Supports Working Caregivers Noble County resident Willa Towner works full time and balances the responsibilities of... More
PASSPORT Supports Independence at Home
Thursday, February 16, 2012
PASSPORT Program Supports Independence at Home Back at home in her Summit Acres apartment, Dolores Archer is content. She spends time... More
Ohio AAAs Achieve Superior Satisfaction Rating
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Area Agencies on Aging Achieve Superior Satisfaction Rating Consumers gave Ohio’s 12 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) a better than 99 percent... More
PASSPORT Program Supports Seniors and Caregivers
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
At a recent Caregiver recognition Luncheon, Morgan... More
Assisted Living waiver expanded eligibility
Thursday, November 17, 2011
More elders across Ohio can access the Assisted Living waiver, thanks to expanded eligibility as enrollment barriers are... More
LTC Ombudsman Supports Person-Centered Care
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Long-Term Care Ombudsman to Support Region’s Person-Centered Care "Culture Change" Efforts   The Area Agency on Aging 8... More
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