Ohio Department of Aging and Flu Prevention

The Ohio Department of Health recently reported that over 4000 people have been hospitalized during this year’s flu season. Yikes! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that Ohio is currently seeing widespread flu activity. Older adults see increased risks of complications from the flu which can lead to serious illness and even death. […]

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What you need to know about your Medicare while traveling…

If you have Original Medicare, you have coverage anywhere in the U.S. and its territories. This includes all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Most doctors and hospitals take Original Medicare. If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan, your plan may or may not cover […]

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In the event of bad weather…

At the O’Neill Center, we make safety our top priority. We strive at all times to keep our walkways & drives as clear as possible.   We reserve the right to cancel any or all activities if we feel travel is not safe or we need additional time for clearing our areas. Please monitor WTAP […]

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June 2020 Newsletter

Our mission remains the same: Helping area seniors live H.I.P. Healthy, Independent and Productive! Check out our latest newsletter for the latest programs. Many of our offerings are provided in an attempt to help people above age 60 to reduce the number of trips outside of the home, which is the guidance we continue to […]

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Two new meal projects to immediately assist area seniors.

Adopt a Senior fundraising

According to the Centers for Disease Control, older adults seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. While we’re thrilled to see local businesses begin to open, seniors are still advised to stay home as much as possible.  Activities, events and trips at the O’Neill Center have been suspended, […]

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Older Americans Month: Its history and our presence

older Americans month logo 2020

It seems like every month and day has its “dedicated” name.  Whether it’s Christmas, Earth Day, or Black History Month, a person can feel special on any given day. Did you know May is Older Americans Month? You might ask yourself… “what exactly does that even mean?” An older American is defined as 60 years or […]

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Medicare coverage and the response to the Coronavirus

Early Saturday, March 14, the House passed legislation (R. 6201) that would waive all beneficiary cost sharing for coronavirus testing and the associated doctor’s office visit.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working to address the spread of the disease and inform people with Medicare about the services that Medicare covers. The Centers for Disease […]

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