Chronic Disease Self-Management Leader Training Starts July 9

Chronic Disease  Self-Management Leader Training July 9, 10, 11 & 12 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 701 E. State St. Athens, OH Becoming a trained Leader for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program takes only 4 days. Training is conducted by Certified Master Trainers. There is no cost for this training. Help others learn to take Read more about Chronic Disease Self-Management Leader Training Starts July 9[…]

2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum ~ July 10

2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum OARC is very aware of how legislation can impact the prosperity and future of our local governments. The 2018 Candidates Forum have been invited to share their platforms related to transportation, infrastructure, job creation, and economic development to some of the state’s top political, business and civic leaders. Download the Agenda Read more about 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Forum ~ July 10[…]

Regional Council Adopts Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation

Buckeye Hills Regional Council Adopts Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation Invites Residents to Wear Purple ~ June 15 Members of the Buckeye Hills Regional Council Executive Committee wish to bring awareness to the issue of Elder Abuse as part of the June 15 Elder Abuse Awareness Day efforts with a proclamation. Seated from left: Athens Read more about Regional Council Adopts Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation[…]

Morgan Office on Aging Joins $ponsor a $enior Effort

The Morgan County Office on Aging recently joined in the $ponsor a $enior effort with a donation of $1,800 to help sponsor 36 seniors on the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program waiting list in Morgan County. Shown at left is the Morgan County Director Linda Sheets (left) with Buckeye Hills Aging Director Jennifer Westfall. “We Read more about Morgan Office on Aging Joins $ponsor a $enior Effort[…]

Athens County Project Lifesaver Program Completes Successful Rescue

Athens County Project Lifesaver Program Completes Successful Rescue Sunday, April 29th was a warm, sunny spring day in Athens County, Ohio. Marshall Ruth, a 77-year-old male with dementia, decided to take a walk in the rural area near his home. When his family noticed he had wandered off and could not locate him, they contacted Read more about Athens County Project Lifesaver Program Completes Successful Rescue[…]

Job Opening: Care Management in Meigs County

Come join our team! Buckeye Hills Regional Council has an opening for a full-time Care Management Coordinator for the Meigs County service area. The Care Management Coordinator utilizes the skills and knowledge from their profession as an RN or LSW with minimal direction from their supervisor to implement, evaluate, and coordinate waiver services. Full-time employees Read more about Job Opening: Care Management in Meigs County[…]

2017 Appalachian Assistance Grant Program Return on Investment Report Released

The 2017 Appalachian Assistance Grant Program Return on Investment Report is now available online. In 2017, Ohio’s LDDs administered 52 projects with $47,171,621 in total project costs (including $10,100,057 in federal and state investments) that resulted in 447 new jobs and 2,061 jobs retained. Ohio’s Local Development Districts accomplish this by fostering partnerships among local Read more about 2017 Appalachian Assistance Grant Program Return on Investment Report Released[…]

New Medicare Savings Brochures Available!

Many older and disabled Ohioans are struggling to pay their out-of-pocket Medicare costs (premiums, deductibles, co-payments and drug costs). “Extra Help” is available for those of limited means. Buckeye Hills has certified Information & Assistance staff that can assist you with information related to Medicare open enrollment and Extra Help; call 1-800-331-2644, today! They can Read more about New Medicare Savings Brochures Available![…]