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Treyton Oak Towers, a senior living facility in Louisville where at least nine residents have died from coronavirus.

Coronavirus Takes a Terrible Toll on Ohio Valley Nursing Homes

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (OVR) — The coronavirus is taking a terrible toll on nursing homes in the Ohio Valley. Well over a thousand residents and staff at nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia have tested positive for coronavirus, and dozens have died from COVID-19. Residents in these facilities are already… Read More

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Tech Fair for Seniors


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FREE TECHNOLOGY FAIR This event is provided for seniors who would like assistance with their laptops, iPads, cell phones, etc. Ohio University students volunteer this service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Community Center, Room B, 11am-2pm Please bring your own charged devices

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The Athens Village presents a Tech Fair


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Need help with your cellphone? Can’t figure out that tablet that the kids gave you? Other tech questions? Come to ACEnet with your charged device on Saturday October 19 between 12:30 and 3pm. Friendly students with lots of expertise will be waiting to help you through those #$%^& devices. When: Sat., Oct. 19, 12:30 through… Read More

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SeniorBEAT Singing Group


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The SeniorBEAT Singing Group, free for adults ages 55 years and older, meets the third Friday of each month at 1 p.m. at the Athens Community Center in Multipurpose Room C. SeniorBEAT members are encouraged to bring their voices and listening ears to share in singing together. If you have a talent to share, instruments… Read More

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SeniorBEAT Food for Thought Program


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SeniorBEAT Food for Thought Program provides free health education workshops and presentations for adults ages 55 and older. The Food for Thought Program meets the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m., usually at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital in Lower Level Room 8 or 10. Join us and bring a friend. Light refreshments will be… Read More

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SeniorBEAT History Group


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SeniorBEAT History Group, free to adults ages 55 years and older, meets the second Thursday of each month at 1 p.m., usually at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital in Lower Level Room 8. Presenters range from local historical society associates to a variety of other community members who offer a wealth of information about historical interests. In… Read More

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SeniorBEAT Book Club


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The SeniorBEAT Book Club, free for adults ages 55 and older, meets the second Monday of each month at 10 a.m. in the O’Bleness Hospital WillowView Café. In July, we will enjoy coffee together and have a lively conversation about the mystery themed novel, The Lying Game by Ruth Ware.  Join a lively discussion with the SeniorBEAT… Read More

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Fall Prevention Friday


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On Friday, March 29th at 10:00am-12:00pm, The Athens Village will be hosting Fall Prevention Friday at The Athens Public Library. Learn how to increase your awareness of balance, and prevent falls. There will be Fall Prevention Jeopardy and a demonstration of an introduction to Tai Chi. This event is open to the public, and encourage… Read More

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The Athens Village Tech Fair


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Did you miss the Tech Fair? Friday, February 15th, The Athens Village will be having a Tech Fair from 1:00pm until 3:00pm at the Athens Public Library, weather be willing. The Village’s volunteers will help you with any questions you have about your cell phone, smart watch, tablets, or computers. Please charge your devices before… Read More

Snookered: Pool Tournament Ban Has Seniors Wondering Who Calls The Shots

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Billy Hobby’s days are largely filled by two things: church and pool. “I play everyday, mostly,” Hobby said, sitting next to his wife, Barbara. “Well, I enjoy watching him play,” Barbara Hobby said. “He’s got health problems, can’t go out of town and play all the time.” Billy and Barbara were in Cadiz, Kentucky, about… Read More