Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Center for Seniors

February 13, 2012 - 1:11pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Center for Seniors is working with the state to help protect senior citizens from fraud.

The Ohio Attorney Generals Office in partnership with the Ohio Consumers' Counsel and the Better Business Bureau are working together to present a resource fair for seniors and other members of the community.

Supportive Services Director Debi Smith said the aim of the resource fair is to protect the privacy of individuals in order to avoid identity theft.

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November 15, 2011 - 5:53pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

More than five million Americans are believed to have Alzheimer's Disease, and the Muskingum County Center for Seniors is trying to promote awareness.

On Tuesday, the center held free screenings to detect memory problems.  Martha Purkey administered the exams, which consisted of questions and tasks to assess memory.

"For people who feel as though they're having memory problems - can't remember where they put something, start into a room and don't remember what they've...

November 10, 2011 - 3:16pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Veterans of Muskingum County took part in an honorary luncheon Thursday.

As part of Veterans Day the Muskingum County Center for Seniors offered a free meal and ceremony to honor more than 65 area veterans.

"These people have paid with their service to our country," said Center for Seniors Activity Director Rosemary Sherfy. "We feel we need to recognize these men that have fought for our freedoms and have put their own lives on the line so we could have the...

October 16, 2011 - 3:28pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A simple meal to meet basic needs. Hundreds came out Sunday afternoon to enjoy the "Souper Bowl."

The benefit luncheon at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors served up soup, sandwiches and desert. All proceeds of the day will be divided between 8 area non profit organizations.

"There is been a lot of local organizations with need, a lot of people who just can't get by and we thought the recipient organizations were very worthy ones," said ...

August 8, 2011 - 4:26pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The hot weather doesn't stop these cooks from heating up the kitchen.  Employees at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors prepare about 300 meals each day for homebound individuals.

"The menu today is pork chops, scalloped potatoes, beets and then we have a fruit and milk," said Don.

Don Talbot has been involved with the Home Delivered Meal Program for five years.  He said this service is a necessity - not a convenience.

"There are numerous people...

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