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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November-December Newsletter

Crafts, upcoming trips, movie schedule—even Dinner with the Doc is back—and it’s all outlined here. Check out our latest newsletter so you won’t miss a single thing! View the newsletter online now. […]

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All Things O’Neill – Together we can persevere

They say time flies when you’re having fun. The same could be said for when you are doing fulfilling work that you love. This month I celebrate my one-year anniversary with the O’Neill Center and the one-year anniversary of this column. I want to thank The Marietta Times for continuing to allow us to have […]

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All Things O’Neill – Sustain the Good

When you work for a nonprofit, the work is never really done. Then again, when you love what you do, it can hardly be considered “work.” This September, I will have been with the O’Neill Center for one year. The time has flown as it has been filled with exciting projects, rewards and challenges. No […]

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All Things O’Neill – Smart Eating

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis, humorist and cartoonist. Take a gander at any of the local farmers’ markets and roadside stands and it is obvious: summer is a time of bountiful fruits and vegetables. We here in the Mid-Ohio Valley are […]

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