STEADY U Ohio offers “savvy and safe” holiday shopping tips for seniors

As holiday shopping season gets into full swing, the STEADY U Ohio initiative reminds Ohioans that there are things they can do to prevent falls during the hustle and bustle of bargain hunting. Older adults are at increased risk for falls and fall-related injuries, and the chances of a fall go up when we are […]

Seminar to Answer Questions about Medicare Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment, which runs October 15 through December 7, 2014, is that one time each year when older Ohioans can, and should, review their Medicare options and coverages for 2015.  The Marion County Council on Aging said it is important for older adults to understand that there are different plans and choices available for the upcoming […]

Speaker to Discuss Enhancing Physical, Mental Health for Seniors

Dr. J. R. Clark, Psy. D., will be the guest speaker for the Marion County Council on Aging on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.  Dr. Clark’s presentation will focus on older adults and how they can enhance their physical and mental health.  He will provide participants with accurate scientific information describing the causes and nature of […]

Veterans Invited to Seminar on Long Term Benefits

Are you a veteran or the widow of a veteran? You could be entitled to a tax free pension from the Veterans Administration. Veterans are invited to join Kingston Residence of Marion to learn about the VA Non-Service Connected Disability Pension – what it is, who can qualify and how to apply. The seminar takes […]

Free Seminar to Explore Estate Planning for Business Entities

“Estate Planning for Business Entities” is the title of a Community Chat presented by Attorneys David F. Bacon and Jessica B. Moon on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from noon-1pm at the Kingston Residence of Marion. First in a 3-part series, the focus of part 1 is “Planning for Creditor Protection”. Topics will include: Why would […]

Flu Shots Available at Marion Senior Center’s Health Fair

The Marion Senior Center is hosting a Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 9am to 2pm. Area health professionals and businesses will be present to offer health screenings, and educational information on health-related topics for the Marion senior community. LifeCare Alliance will be providing regular flu vaccine (19 years and older) for […]

Seminar to Help Seniors Make the Most of Retirement Assets

Are you concerned about your retirement income meeting all your financial needs?  According to Lars Olson, financial advisor for Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management, it is important to first define your vision for a fulfilling retirement, and to have investment strategies for all your retirement accounts. At Retirement Readiness: Making the Most of Your Retirement […]

Free Seminar to Answer Questions on Reverse Mortgages

The Marion County Council on Aging is continuing with the second of a 4 part series of informational programs, entitled Retirement Readiness: Money Matters. On Thursday, July 24, 2014, the topic for discussion will be reverse mortgages. Judy Kiger, from American Eagle Mortgage Company, will be ready to talk about all the different aspects of […]

Council on Aging Hosting Retirement Readiness Series

The Marion County Council on Aging is once again sponsoring a series of four classes entitled Retirement Readiness:  Money Matters. The information is geared to those who are newly or nearly retired. All classes are free, but reservations are required.  Interested persons can register for any or all classes that are in interest. Topics and […]

Funding Available for Local Senior Services

The Marion County Council on Aging is currently accepting proposals for services in 2015 that address the needs of local older adults. Complete bid packets, containing detailed service specifications and other necessary information, are now available for any agency who is interested in applying for funding. Services to be funded in 2015 include transportation, in-home […]