RANSON, W.Va – WVU Medicine Jefferson Medical Center is teaming with the Jefferson County Council on Aging (JCCOA) 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 its 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.

The October presentations are:

  • Oct. 10 – Elizabeth Ray, Asthma/COPD
  • Oct. 17 – Sam Spearing, Breast Cancer Awareness 
  • Oct. 22 – Olatokundo Onabanjo, Osteoarthritis 

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.

For more information: Teresa McCabe, Vice President of Marketing & Development, 304-264-1223