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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March-April Newsletter

We’re proud to offer a wide variety of in-person programming and original virtual programming along with a full list of quality virtual programs made available to us through WeThriveTogether.org. Check out our latest newsletter so you’ll know when to stop in—or sign on! View the newsletter online now. […]

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Grateful for Community Support

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To say that we – as an organization that gets so much support from our community – are blessed, is truly an understatement. When dealing with issues of health and safety on such a global scale, many businesses have been forced to make difficult choices. It has been no different for the O’Neill Center and […]

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We Thrive Together

As 2021 gets off to a rocky start, we want to assure our senior population that we are still here. The staff of the O’Neill Center is working hard, thinking outside the box and coming up with new ways to reach our friends so that they can remain Healthy, Independent and Productive (H.I.P). In the […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A

COVID19 Vaccine

There is no doubt that when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine, seniors in Washington County have questions. The O’Neill Center reached out to Anne Goon, Health Commissioner with the Marietta/Belpre Health Department to ask what the most frequently asked questions are. Below are her answers. Don’t forget that the O’Neill Center offers transportation to […]

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Looking forward to a happy & healthy 2021

I hope that this column, the last one for 2020, finds you happy and healthy and looking forward to a brand new year. For everyone at The O’Neill Center and Belpre Senior Center, we continue to count our blessings and look forward with hope to that time when we get to see all of our […]

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