Kingston Hosting Free Healthcare Act Community Chat

The Affordable Healthcare Act, also referred to as Obamacare, is the topic of a Community Chat presented by Attorneys David F. Bacon and Jessica B. Moon on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from noon-1:00pm at the Kingston Residence of Marion. Bacon and Moon will provide a brief review of the Affordable Healthcare Act. The presentation will […]

Free Memory Screening Day Offered by Council on Aging

The Marion County Council on Aging is sponsoring a free Memory Screening Day on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Council on Aging staff will be administering a mini-memory exam, which is frequently used as a dementia screening instrument. While this 30 item screening tool is not used solely as a diagnosis for dementia, it can give […]

Council on Aging Offering Service, Special Project Funding

The Marion County Council on Aging has announced that 2014 application materials are now available for Council on Aging Community Enrichment Grants.  The Board of Directors established this program to fund special projects and services that enhance and enrich the lives of older adults in Marion County.  Community Enrichment Grants are limited to $2500 and […]

Statewide Program Aims to Reduce Falls Among Elderly

The state launched a program Monday to try to prevent falls among the elderly as an effort to improve their independence and quality of life, to make businesses more accessible while lowering liability issues and to help keep down health costs. Gov. John Kasich and Department of Aging Director Bonnie K. Burman unveiled the program […]

Retirement Readiness Series to Discuss Budgeting, Money Management

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, the Marion County Council on Aging will host the third and final presentation of their three-part series:  Retirement Readiness:  Money Matters.  Bob Sanner, Assistant Vice-President with Fahey Bank, will give a presentation on budgeting and money management skills. Often after retirement, the weekly or bi-weekly pay-check stops, and becomes just […]

Marion Senior Center Offering “Cooling Station” and Free Fans

In light of the current sweltering temperatures and recently issued heat advisories, the Marion Senior Center will serve as a “Cooling Station” this week for any Marion County senior age 50-plus. In an effort to help the community’s seniors remain safe and cool, the Center will be open from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm each […]

Council on Aging Holding Free Retirement Readiness Seminar

Are you nearing your planned retirement age or just now beginning to consider when the time would be right? Knowing when and how to draw your Social Security income can be a confusing and complex decision. Your benefit can vary, depending on your age, marital status, income, whether you plan to continue to work full […]

Free Program Offers the Basics of Estate Planning

The Basics of Estate Planning is the topic of a Community Chat presented by Attorneys David F. Bacon and Jessica B. Moon on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from noon to 1:00pm at Kingston Residence of Marion. Topics to be covered include: Wills and Trusts and their differences, probate avoidance; planning for control, succession and family […]

Free Informational Events Offered to Local Seniors

Veterans and other seniors can take advantage of two free events at Kingston Residence of Marion is hosting two events on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. “Get Hip—Don’t Slip: A Fall Prevention Program” is the topic of the Community Chat from Noon to 1:00pm. The presenter is Heather Michalak LPTA/BA HealthCare Management Program Manager for Genesis […]

Free Classes Offered to Improve Retirement Readiness

Retirement is a time of many changes and many choices. If you are newly retired, just contemplating retirement, or want good over-all information, the Marion County Council on Aging is offering programs they hope will help.  The series of three classes is called Retirement Readiness:  Money Matters. These programs are scheduled for the fourth Thursday […]