In The News:
State Considers Cutting Medicaid Waiver Program!!!!
Please read and share this article. According to the article, our Governor and the State Legislature are considering cutting over 40 million dollars out of this program. This would not only affect 10,000 jobs but would also jeopardize the services of over 4,000 recipients in West Virginia. Please contact your legislators today and tell them this is UNACCEPTABLE!!!!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! November 11, 2017. 10:30 a.m. Central West Virginia Aging Services is pleased to announce that plans are in the works for the Braxton County Annual Veteran's Day Parade to be held in Gassaway, WV. Central WV Aging Services will be siting the American Legion in sponsoring this wonderful event to honor veterans. The parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a reception following at the Braxton County Armory.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! October 2017. 7:30am-11:00 a.m. Central WV Aging Services will be hosting our Annual Health Fair and Flu Clinic at the Braxton County Armory. Free Breakfast and Goody bags to all participants For more info call Shelly at (304)765-3668 or email email@example.com.
October 18, 2012. 7:30am-noon. Central WV Aging Services, Inc. in partnership with Braxton County Senior Center, Braxton Health Department, and St. Joseph's Hospital is hosting the 6th Annual Health Fair and Flu Clinic at the Braxton County Armory. Free Flu Shots and Breakfast. Goody bags to all participants. Lab work available; Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, Complete Blood Count, TSH -$10, A1C -$2.50, PSA – $2.50. Door Prizes!! (Gift Cards) Wal-Mart, Kroger's, Foodland. For more info call Shelly at (304)765-3668 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 16, 2012. CWVAS supports Jawbone Park Pavilion. Evelyn Post, executive director of Central West Virginia Aging Services, presented a $5,000 check to Buckhannon Mayor Kenny Davidson and Streets & Parks Department Manager Jerry Arnold to aid in the completion of the Jawbone Park Pavilion in the Farmers Market. Central West Virginia Aging Services, headquartered in Buckhannon, has grown to more than 800 full- and part-time employees throughout the state who provide in-home services to senior citizens, including health care, personal care and coordination of government services. ‘The agency is pleased to help with the completion of Jawbone Park and the Farmers Market which provides fresh, locally grown produce to all citizens, including seniors, during summer months and also will focus as a gathering place for those wishing to enjoy the outdoors in an urban environment,' Post said. The Farmers Market section of Jawbone is set for completion by mid-May and represents a joint public/private investment into Buckhannon and Upshur County. (Original post: The Inter-Mountain.com)
December, 2011. Central WV Aging receives $15,162.83 from the Charleston Daily Mail's "Neediest Cases" fund to assist a total of 47 individuals living in Braxton, Clay, Gilmer, Nicholas, and Webster counties.
April 26, 2011. CWVAS will host Senior Olympics. Central West Virginia Aging Services Executive Director, Evelyn Post, is pleased to announce that the agency will be hosting Senior Olympics once again. This year the Olympics will be held in Braxton County, West Virginia at the Braxton County Fairgrounds from July 27th, 2011 through July 29th, 2011. All seniors age 50 and older are invited to participate in the many events to include: paintings, baking contests, quilting, a Wii tournament, as well as the traditional field events. Plans are currently in the works to provide entertainment nightly as well as throughout the day. Additional activities will also be offered throughout the day for those who are unable to compete in the more strenuous activities. As an added bonus, many area businesses will be on hand during the three day event to offer information on the many services they offer. This will also include health screenings, which will be offered by different agencies throughout the state. (Original Post: Braxton Citizen News)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institute on Aging
American Association for Homecare
National Association for Home Care & Hospice