WVU Medicine Jefferson Medical Center is teaming with Jefferson County Council on Aging to provide health and wellness educational programs for Jefferson County older adults.

The goal of both organizations is to enhance the quality of life of older adults. Health professionals from Jefferson Medical Center will assist JCCOA in their mission to help older adults stay independent as long as possible through social, health and wellness, education, nutrition, recreation and various other supporting programs.

All presentations will begin at 11 a.m. and are open to the public at no charge. They will be held at the Anna Mae Reedy Senior Center at 103 West 5th Avenue in Ranson.

Jan. 16 – Fall Prevention, Rachel Hunger, O.T.

Jan. 23 – Healthy Aging, Constance Beckom, M.D.

Feb. 20 – Heart Healthy Cooking on a Budget, Carolyn Sable, R.D.

For more information about the presentations or the Senior Center, contact Gloria Hodges, JCCOA recreation lead, at 304-724-7111 or jccoarecaide@frontier.com.

For information about speakers, contact Dana M. DeJarnett at 304-264-1287, ext. 31814 or ddejarnett@wvumedicine.org.